Eating With The Seasons

There is so much conflicting nutritional information out there: Eat organic. Eat Paleo. Be a vegan. Chocolate is good for you. Chocolate is bad for you. It’s enough to drive you a little bit crazy! The truth is, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to nutrition and...

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

Why Should You Care? When mentioning Vitamin D, many people think of bone health, but the “sunshine vitamin” actually plays an important role in cardiovascular, immune system, musculoskeletal, and brain health. Deficiencies can attribute to the development of cancer,...

Should You Take Vitamins and Other Nutritional Supplements?

There has been a long-standing debate in the medical community as to whether vitamins and other nutritional supplements are worth taking. Some believe that they are unnecessary and, in some cases, harmful. While I agree that ideally, nutrients should be derived from...

May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month

Did you know May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month? Celiac disease is a genetic, autoimmune disease triggered when you ingest gluten (i.e., foods made from wheat, barley, rye, spelt, and kamut). About 1 in 133 people have it, but only 83% are diagnosed. If you think...

FED UP: Get Real About Food

I just saw a powerful new documentary that I really recommend seeing! FED UP is narrated by Katie Couric and blows the lid off everything we thought we knew about food and weight loss. The movie talks about a 30-year campaign by the food industry, supported by the...