Is Yogurt Good for You?

Overwhelmed by the sea of yogurts in the stores these days?   Do you ever wonder which ones are the healthiest choices?   Nonfat, Lowfat or Whole Milk? Yogurt comes in three different fat options: nonfat, lowfat and whole milk.   If you are not buying...

Raspberry Goodness Shake

  I am super excited to introduce you to my new favorite breakfast shake.  Almost as fast and easy as cereal and milk, but much more nutritious.  This shake is a great combination of protein, fat and fiber that will sustain you and keep your blood...

Why forgiveness helps you heal

  Have you ever downed an entire package of chips, crackers, or cookies?  Ate pizza or cake until you felt sick?  Drank more coffee or wine than your body wanted?   Do you remember how you were feeling at the time?   I ask because sometimes we...

Myths about stomach acid and heartburn or GERD

One of the most widely prescribed or widely used over the counter medications are antacids or proton pump inhibitors (PPI). People take these to relieve the pain and discomfort of heartburn or GERD.   The way antacids or PPI’s work is by reducing your stomach...

Eating out of the bag

Most of you probably know that eating healthy means to eliminate processed foods. We would ideally be eating things that grow in nature. These include almost anything in the produce section and most of the foods in the perimeter of the grocery store.   But let’s...

Functional Nutritionist

  I am now a Functional Nutritionist.  What is that, you ask?   Functional nutrition is based on the functional medicine model.  This is a new and up-and-coming realm of medicine that is getting a lot of attention these days.  You may have heard that the...