What I actually eat

Many people are surprised to learn that most of what I eat are plants. Especially green leafy plants. In fact, many days I have no animal protein at all. “Wait, I thought you were Keto,” they typically say with a confused expression. Well, yes and no. What I practice is a high fat, low NET […]

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How to Meal Prep Like a Pro

Meal prepping became fashionable a few years ago when healthier eating and busier lifestyles began to merge. People simply grew tired of eating stuff passed to them through a window after a long day. The obvious solution was to have dinner mostly done when they got home. Seems logical, right? There are several advantages to […]

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How to pack a heathy lunchbox

Isn’t it funny how once you bring your awareness to something you see that thing everywhere you go? I went to coffee with a friend the other day and she mentioned that she would love to see a blog about healthy kids’ lunch ideas. This is something I had been thinking about featuring on my […]

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Aren’t Whole Grains Good For You?

I hear it all the time. “You are subjecting yourself to nutritional deficiencies by cutting out an entire food group.” Sometimes the word “dangerous” is thrown in there. But is really true that cutting out grains, especially glutenous grains, could subject people with an otherwise healthy diet to nutritional deficiencies? The American Dietetic Association, American […]

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Caring for your little gut buddies

When I first heard about how good fermented food is for me, I thought, “Great! More wine, please!” but I didn’t really understand what she meant. I was attending a lecture given by a holistic nutritionist at a weekend yoga retreat. As with most good lectures, she said some things I already knew–this was 8 […]

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The Pillars of Health: Vegetables

  One of the first questions I ask my clients is “What could you do today to improve your health?” And most of them answer, “Eat more vegetables.” They’re so smart! Vegetables are a Pillar of Health because they pack a serious nutritional punch with every bite. If you did this one thing your health […]

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Why is nutrition so confusing?

The easy answer to this question is that everyone is different. Each person is biologically different from another person. True, we are all human with generally the same nutritional needs, but each of us has different requirements for how we get those nutrients and how much of each is necessary for abundant health. The Institute […]

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