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Looking for another reason to eat the rainbow? How about clear, glowing skin? Eating the rainbow will make you more beautiful! In a recent blog I mentioned three great reasons to eat the rainbow. First, it provides your body with essential vitamins, minerals, and nutrients it needs to function and fight off disease. Second, food…(Read More)

Rainbow heart of food

In March we celebrate St. Paddy’s Day, which brings to mind rainbows and enormous pots of gold. When it comes to your health, you amass treasure each time you eat the rainbow. As we begin the month of March, we feel warmer weather coming and the approach of Spring. As our mood lightens, so…(Read More)

Fasting 101

Have you ever thought about fasting for health? I talked about it in a recent nutrition segment you can access here. Fasting is nothing new! It is a practice that has been around since ancient times. Fasting is practiced in some form by most religions. In Judaism, there is the Day of Atonement and several…(Read More)

cupcakes

This segment on healthy holiday recipe substitutes originally aired in December 2018, but the concepts are still true, and especially applicable since Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! You can make recipes healthier, whether for holiday or everyday baking. So what are some of the best healthy recipe swaps you ask? Dairy Alternatives…(Read More)

Tis the season of celebration and alcoholic drinks abound. But should you avoid alcohol to improve your health? If you are one of the many people trying out a low-carb diet, you may want to rethink your intake of alcoholic beverages. Some alcoholic beverages, like some craft beers provide 12 grams of carbs, other…(Read More)

One thing I hear from my clients regularly is that heart disease or diabetes runs in their families and they’re seeing me to prevent one or the other or both. I have two answers to this. One, that diet and lifestyle also “run in their family” and two, that both are preventable.  Our…(Read More)

What is a cleanse and why should or should you not do one? And, are they necessary? And if you are going to do one, how can you do it safely? Mention to someone you are doing a cleanse and it can likely elicit very different responses. In the ancient Indian culture, the best time…(Read More)