Have you seen the new FDA food and supplement labeling changes? It is in your best interest to review them and remain an informed consumer regarding labels on food products and supplement bottles. These new nutrition facts on labels tell you what nutrients and vitamins you are putting in your body with each serving. “On
“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.” – Alphonse Karr, A Tour Round My Garden Life can be tough sometimes. Are you curious why some people stay so healthy and others are frequently sick? Often it is not just about what they eat, drink, or how long they
Recently I discussed osteoporosis with a local medical doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis. Here are some important pearls of wisdom you should know: The body can only absorb 600mg of calcium at one time. This means when calcium rich foods are eaten with a meal only so many mg.’s of calcium
Ah, Spring! Days become longer. Weather gets warmer. Plants start growing and flowers start blooming. But with Spring comes Daylight Saving Time and the loss of a precious hour of sleep. That change alone can make us moodier—and prompt us to engage in not-so-healthy habits to help give us a boost with or without coffee.
5 Tips to Great Gut Health Unless your tummy is aching, you might not give much thought to your gut health. But science is showing we should. Over the past decade, research on the importance of gut health has escalated, making it clear that our day-to-day lifestyle and diet choices can positively or negatively impact
If gluten isn’t on your Thanksgiving menu, don’t worry. It really is possible to have a delicious dinner that’s entirely gluten-free. Yes, even the pies. As someone who gave up gluten after experiencing migraine headaches 20 years ago (and who has had a rare migraine since), I have hosted many delicious gluten-free Thanksgiving dinners. But
August ushers in the busiest time of year in my office. Clients are stressed, tired, anxious and depressed. They report sleeping less and experiencing more headaches and general crabbiness. So, what’s the reason behind this uptick in negative moods, emotions, and health? The shift from summer to fall schedules. Whether summertime is a slower pace,