Cooking at Home for Your Health

When we are trying to keep our weight and check and stay healthy, one of the most important things we can do is to cook more meals at home.  Three-fifths of consumers and more than two-thirds of those aged 25-34 say they eat healthy food when they prepare them at home. Control over ingredients and …

What to Eat for Healthy Digestion

Are you experiencing tummy troubles? Digestive complaints are one of the most frequent reasons people go to their doctor. From gas, bloating and heartburn to irregular bowel movements. A dysfunctional gut can surely leave you feeling “blah!” It’s easy to turn to over-the-counter medications, but how would you like to conquer these issues without reaching …

The Crowding Out Method. What CAN you eat?

Throughout my years practicing as a dietitian, I have stumbled across people who think that my job involves telling people what they CANNOT eat. This idea of deprivation is surrounded by fear and anxiety when a person considers what they have to eliminate or avoid forever. In fact, it’s such a real fear that some people …

Clean and Green – How to Make Your Own Cleaning Products!

There are a rising number of toxic chemicals in our environment and exposure to these chemicals impacts our long-term health. The origin of these toxins come from an array of sources including environmental exposure; such as the air we breathe, the food we eat, the water we drink, and medications. Once exposed, our bodies are responsible for …

Should I Drink Apple Cider Vinegar?

Patients frequently ask me about ‘miracle’ foods they can add to their diets to improve general health. Frankly, I don’t believe in magic potions or pills, but I do think there are a many foods that can be safely incorporated into our diets for general health and disease prevention. One of these foods is apple …