Food is Medicine

    Over 2,000 years ago Hippocrates, the father of western medicine, stated “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” There is great wisdom in that statement.   Many people are familiar with the nutrition buzz term, “super foods.” These are…

Omega 3 Fatty acids. Really? Yes, really.

  Why do you need Omega-3 fatty acids? Omega-3 fatty acids are the dietary building blocks to make powerful anti-inflammatory hormones. Without adequate levels of omega-3 fatty acids in the diet, cellular inflammation increases. Furthermore, they are critical for brain function. That’s why your…

Cracking open the egg debate: Good Yolk, Bad Yolk

The evidence of the health promoting qualities of eggs (raw, poached, hard boiled, scrambled, or any way you please) has shifted back and forth over the past few decades. Some health experts have labeled eggs the perfect food, while others have warned that it’s…

Stop Acid Reflux, Now!

Do you suffer from acid reflux?  If you do, you’re not alone.  More than 60 million Americans experience acid reflux at least once a month.  Heartburn, regurgitation, and dyspepsia are a few of the most common acid reflux symptoms. Heartburn: That burning pain or…

Benefits of working with a Health Coach

      It’s difficult to make changes, especially to your diet and lifestyle.   You need more than hope, books or videos to change life-long habits and to adopt new, healthy ones. A certified Health Coach can show you the way and provide continuing…