Wellness

Do You Ask Where Your Food Comes From?

By now you’ve heard me talk about my mission to change the world by using food as medicine. In the last email, I referenced The Ultimate Gut Health Shopping Guide by MindBodyGreen, and discussed how food can impact the health of your gut and your immune system. It can even change your genetic expressions and [...]

Do You Ask Where Your Food Comes From?2018-12-27T19:34:21+00:00

The 6 Nutrients Woman Need Most

How many times have you been too busy or tired to cook a proper meal? You're exhausted and you have a million things to do, so its just easier to order out than it is to cook. But the problem with eating out all the time isn't just the impact on your wallet. By limiting [...]

The 6 Nutrients Woman Need Most2018-11-01T21:44:14+00:00

New Study Links Nutrition to Brain Health in the Elderly

A recent study reported in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience has linked the consumption of lutein, a pigment found in leafy greens, to the preservation of "crystallized intelligence": the ability to use the skills and knowledge one has acquired over a lifetime. Lutein is found in leafy green vegetables, cruciferous vegetables (think: broccoli), and egg yolks, [...]

New Study Links Nutrition to Brain Health in the Elderly2018-11-01T21:45:14+00:00

DON’T FEEL GOOD? CHECK YOUR GUT.

Eighty percent of your immunity is found in your digestive track. What do you feel in your gut? That’s a question often asked when trying to make a decision. But what about when trying to figure out your susceptibility to illness? Surprisingly, you should be asking the same question. According to an EcoWatch article, "Our gut wall [...]

DON’T FEEL GOOD? CHECK YOUR GUT.2018-07-24T18:54:19+00:00

FRUCTOSE, GLUCOSE, AND WEIGHT LOSS

FRUCTOSE, GLUCOSE, AND WEIGHT LOSS For years, common thought has held glucose to be the “bad” sugar and fructose to be the “good” one – after all, fructose is naturally occurring sugar found in fruit, it must be good for you, right? Wrong. Glucose is the sugar that the body depends on for survival – [...]

FRUCTOSE, GLUCOSE, AND WEIGHT LOSS2018-08-30T07:36:37+00:00

GOING AGAINST THE GRAIN

GOING AGAINST THE GRAIN Dr. Perlmutter, a board certified neurologist and College of Nutrition fellow has released a new book called "Grain Brain." In it, he puts forth a controversial theory that links the consumption of whole grains  and incidences of brain disease. His debated theory argues that gluten is a source of inflammation that [...]

GOING AGAINST THE GRAIN2018-08-30T07:35:53+00:00

MEMORIZE THESE HACKS, AND SLEEP LIKE A BABY

MEMORIZE THESE HACKS, AND SLEEP LIKE A BABY Last year, I wrote a blog post on getting a good night's sleep. Things like cutting out caffeine and removing any glowing lights from the bedroom could help you get to sleep easier and stay asleep through the night. But I still hear from friends and family that they're [...]

MEMORIZE THESE HACKS, AND SLEEP LIKE A BABY2018-08-30T07:35:14+00:00

HOW TO CONTROL (AND EVEN GET RID OF!) YOUR MESS

HOW TO CONTROL (AND EVEN GET RID OF!) YOUR MESS It seems that people nowadays are getting overwhelmed by clutter and mess. Between work, working out, leaning in, and getting involved with your community, no one has time any more for basic household chores. Which leads to piles of laundry, scummy sinks, and dirty carpets. [...]

HOW TO CONTROL (AND EVEN GET RID OF!) YOUR MESS2018-08-30T07:34:27+00:00

EVEN MORE BENEFITS OF EXERCISE

EVEN MORE BENEFITS OF EXERCISE We all know that exercise is good for you. It improves heart health, blood pressure, flexibility, strength, and overall fitness. But there are other benefits to exercise as well. Certain types of exercise have been shown to improve the appearance and health of your skin, and studies show that exercise [...]

EVEN MORE BENEFITS OF EXERCISE2018-08-30T07:33:25+00:00

WORKOUTS TO AVOID, AND WHAT TO DO INSTEAD

WORKOUTS TO AVOID, AND WHAT TO DO INSTEAD Exercise is a good thing, but not all exercises are good for you. When you work out, you want to get the full benefit of the exercise, and you certainly don't want to do damage to your body. Unfortunately, some popular exercises just aren't that great for [...]

WORKOUTS TO AVOID, AND WHAT TO DO INSTEAD2018-08-30T07:32:29+00:00