Food As Medicine: Turmeric

Let’s continue our new series with what many consider to be the most powerful spice available in both preventing and treating disease. It also happens to be one of the most studied spices with over 10,000 peer-reviewed articles published! Turmeric has long been used in both cooking and dying. It has also played an important […]

Food As Medicine: Coconut Oil

As an Integrative Dietitian Nutritionist, I believe whole-heartedly that food has an incredible power to heal and prevent disease. When you nourish your body with the right foods you will have everything you need to ignite the healing process, keep disease at bay, and (frankly) feel amazing! Although I discuss the healing power of food […]

Nourishing Your Immune System

As you move into the colder darker months of the year, what are you doing to keep your immune system strong? What if this year you don’t get every cold that comes your way? What if you don’t succumb to the flu this year? Food is one of the most powerful tools you have to […]

Protecting Your Family From Hormone Disruptors

I simply would not be giving justice to the topic of detoxification if I didn’t also address the dangers of hormone disruptors. Our bodies are run by a network of hormones and glands that regulate everything we do. Most often, we think about this system—the endocrine system—in the context of puberty, but it actually plays […]

Spice Up Your Health

I grew up on a traditional (aka bland) american diet. Our go-to seasonings were salt and pepper with sometimes a dash of garlic or onion powder. And of course the occasional sprinkle of cinnamon (and sugar) on toast or oatmeal. Sure we would go out to Mexican or Chinese food on occasion and be exposed […]