Immune Strong

As human beings, we are subject to illness, infections, and viruses.  We depend on our immune system to be our army and fight against these infections.   The immune system is very complex and is affected by many factors.  The main parts of the immune system are white blood cells, antibodies, the complement system, the lymphatic system, the spleen, the… Read more »

Stock a Kitchen for Stay at Home

Stay safe at home during COVID-19 pandemic.  Being forced to nest may motivate your inner chef.   Be prepared with this list of foods for your pantry and fridge.  Grocery shopping may be a challenge at this time.  With limited stock in the local stores, consider online ordering or order and pick up.  In some areas,… Read more »

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Are you looking for something delicious and decadent? This rich and delicious NO-COOK dessert is one that you can whip up in no time. It is rich in fiber and antioxidants and you will hardly believe that it is actually good for you! Even though the fats are healthy fats, a little goes a long… Read more »

Your Skin is Your Largest Organ

Don’t Forget About Your Largest Organ! Our skin is our largest organ and biggest barrier against fighting infections. It aids in regulating systems in the body and helps with the absorption of vitamin D, which aids in fighting against different cancers, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and neuromuscular problems. As nutritionists, we preach about the importance of… Read more »

Is Your Thyroid Sending The Right Message?

Have you ever attempted tried to express your thoughts or feelings only to have it twisted or misinterpreted? Poor communication, either in actions or words, may be misinterpreted causing pain or confusion. Our bodies also have an internal communication system. It regulates body processes through chemical, hormonal and electrical signals. Signals which can be influenced… Read more »

Lectins: Friend or Foe?

The basis of a Paleo diet is to remove all grains and beans.  One reason is that they contain lectins.   Lectins have been a hot topic of debate lately. To avoid or not, that is the question many ask!  Dr. Gundry’s “The Plant Paradox” has brought to light a food component that previously hasn’t been… Read more »

Personalized Plans through Genetic Interpretation

To help shape and personalize a nutrition and lifestyle plan, we ask just about everyone to get some type of genetic testing done.  We use this information to help find possible answers in red flag situations, but more importantly to develop a lifelong preventive plan. Most of our patients use the simple 23andme home kit… Read more »

Medications and Micronutrient Depeltion

When taking any medication whether it is a prescription or over-the counter there are many opportunities for nutritional depletions. Medications are supposed to be digested in the stomach for best absorption via stomach acid. Any pH abnormalities (such as being too high or too low) could exacerbate the absorption of medications and possibly nutrient absorption…. Read more »

Beet and Watermelon Salad with a Hint of Mint

Beet, Watermelon, Mint Salad Makes 4 Ingredients 2 cups Roasted Beets 2 cups Seedless Watermelon- chunks 3 cups Spinach Red onion- sliced thin 15 Mint leaves- snipped ¼ cup Pistachios for garnish ½ cup Crumbled goat or sheep feta cheese Dressing- ¼ cup Champagne or Sherry Vinegar ½ cup Olive Oil Orange zest of one… Read more »

Just Say “Yes” to NO

What would you say if someone told you that a simple gas can improve overall health? If we increase this gas in the body, then we will slow down the aging of our arteries, lower inflammation, improve our immune system and reduce oxidative stress. People who are deficient in this gas may suffer from hypertension,… Read more »