Feb 2019

Oxalates: The IBS Trigger No One is Talking About

2019-10-06T21:03:51-06:00

Oxalates: The IBS Trigger No One is Talking About Did you know that eating too many almonds could trigger joint pain, headaches, and IBS? Your green smoothie with 3 handfuls of raw spinach and soy milk can cause the same problem. It's all because of oxalates. High-oxalate Symptoms Eating a high-oxalate diet can be a [...]

Oxalates: The IBS Trigger No One is Talking About2019-10-06T21:03:51-06:00
Aug 2018

Orthorexia and the Dark Side of Healthy Eating

2019-10-06T21:11:42-06:00

Orthorexia and the Dark Side of Healthy Eating Orthorexia describes a specific type of disordered eating—taking the concept of “clean eating” (I have intentionally stopped using this term) too far. It’s when eating foods considered unhealthy causes anxiety, shame, and guilt. Acceptable foods become very limited to only those that fit into a narrow category [...]

Orthorexia and the Dark Side of Healthy Eating2019-10-06T21:11:42-06:00
Apr 2018

Eating Well for Disease Prevention, Why You Must Start Now

2019-10-06T21:46:15-06:00

[fsn_row][fsn_column width="12"][fsn_text] Eating for Disease Prevention You Can't Afford to Wait to Start Eating Well Eating well means something different to everyone. Many people believe their diet is healthy when it's not ideal, and others don't think what you eat really matters very much. During most of my 20s I only cared about eating "well" [...]

Eating Well for Disease Prevention, Why You Must Start Now2019-10-06T21:46:15-06:00
Mar 2018

What’s the Deal with Matcha? Matcha Tea Benefits

2019-10-06T21:47:03-06:00

What's the Deal with Matcha? Matcha tea, not to be confused with maté, is a variant of green tea. It's my absolute favorite, and not just because it's trendy right now. I'll be drinking matcha till I'm old and wrinkled (if I'm lucky enough to get old and wrinkled). Real talk though, the hype around [...]

What’s the Deal with Matcha? Matcha Tea Benefits2019-10-06T21:47:03-06:00
Nov 2017

Gluten Effects: My personal story

2019-10-06T21:48:09-06:00

Gluten Effects: My personal story I was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2013 after many many years of unexplained health issues. I was likely suffering from the disease for a long time before that. Celiac disease and gluten effects are different for everyone but I want to share my story for those of you who [...]

Gluten Effects: My personal story2019-10-06T21:48:09-06:00
Oct 2017

Juice is not a health food

2019-10-06T21:48:55-06:00

Juice is not a health food I started noticing a trend in my practice--while patients often reported feeling great and initially losing weight during a juice fast or when introducing juices, after several weeks or months they were reporting weight gain and increase in fatigue and appetite. This led me to do a bit more [...]

Juice is not a health food2019-10-06T21:48:55-06:00
Oct 2017

Why Mayo is Healthier than Juicing

2019-10-06T21:49:05-06:00

Why Mayo is Healthier than Juicing Mayonnaise: Love it or hate it, you probably have an opinion Mayonnaise, if you were to make it at home, would consist of egg yolks, oil, vinegar, salt, lemon juice, and mustard. That's it. Let's break down those ingredients in terms of health. I don't think anyone is going [...]

Why Mayo is Healthier than Juicing2019-10-06T21:49:05-06:00
Oct 2017

Coconut Oil: Healthy or Harmful?

2019-10-06T21:49:16-06:00

Coconut Oil: Healthy or Harmful? Don't panic about the American Heart Association's (AHA) 2017 statement on coconut oil-- this is the same organization that put out the junk science of the nineties saying everyone should be eating margarine and bread and avoiding fat. It led to an obesity and diabetes epidemic, which, ironically, is the true [...]

Coconut Oil: Healthy or Harmful?2019-10-06T21:49:16-06:00
Oct 2017

The Dirt on Oils, why olive oil is not the healthiest cooking oil

2019-10-06T21:49:30-06:00

The Dirt on Oils Why olive oil is not the healthiest cooking oil As a lifelong olive oil user (like many of you), I was shocked to learn that stir-frying my veggies, pan-frying my salmon, and flash-roasting my root veggies in olive oil was not healthy. It turns out that olive is not the healthiest [...]

The Dirt on Oils, why olive oil is not the healthiest cooking oil2019-10-06T21:49:30-06:00