Sugar is a sly fox…

Sugar is sneaky and can be found in all sorts of unlikely places. Many people religiously avoid sugar, by skipping dessert, not drinking soda, and keeping no sweets in the house; however, they may be inadvertently consuming sugar in other less obvious places. Reading food labels is essential! Here are […]

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Food and Mood

We are reading so much this past 18 months about the rise in depression rates due to the Covid pandemic. Even more disturbing is that the group most impacted is the 18-25 year old age group, which has a 41% surge in depression and anxiety. In my opinion, we are […]

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Stress Management–easier said than done

  I hate to throw around the term “burnout”, but after the past year, I think it is wholly appropriate. When we think about managing stress, we generally consider a situation that has a “finite” amount of time: being new at a challenging job, starting college, having an injury, or […]

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National Nutrition Month

  March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is “Personalize Your Plate”. The goal is for people to customize their diet based on their individual needs, rather than following a program in a book or one that is trending on the internet. These personal needs include your health […]

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It IS easy being green…

My intention for 2021 is to switch my family and clients to a predominantly plant-based diet. You do not need to say “adios” to your Tuesday Taco night–I did not say a Vegetarian diet, or throw away your favorite leather boots–I did not say a Vegan diet either. So what […]

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Not milk?

  Many people are making the choice to give up dairy. To become completely dairy-free, you will need to remove butter, milk, cheese, ice cream, cottage cheese, sour cream, yogurt and ghee from your diet. Note: this would be a key time to start reading labels, as many baked goods, […]

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What does my diet have to do with Covid?

Everything! We all know how important it is to eat clean, whole foods instead of packaged ones, include as many nutrients as possible at our meals, cook at home more, avoid pesticides and GMO’s and drink water like it is your unpaid job…but now it is more essential than ever. […]

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