Nutrition

Big Benefits of Broccoli

Broccoli is in season during the fall months so now is the time to enjoy it! Broccoli is extremely nutrient dense and packs a punch of fiber, vitamins and minerals. 1 cup contains 2.5g of fiber and covers 135% of the recommended vitamin C one needs in a day. Broccoli contains a high amount of…

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Favorite Weight Loss Book

Book Review: The Complete Beck Diet for Life, by Dr. Judith Beck  I often get asked what weight loss books I recommend to patients, and before last year, I really did not have any. The plethora of weight loss, nutrition, and diet books is so extensive that it is difficult to determine which one is…

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Back 2 School Nutrition Resources

It is that time of year again… Fall is HERE and SCHOOL is BACK! This transition can be overwhelming and making time for nutrition can be rough. I have listed some of my favorite products and websites below to help you get your kids back to school in a healthy way that will also support…

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Should You Go Vegan?

Plant-based Does Not Have to Mean “Vegan”  There has been a lot of controversy and discussion surrounding the debate on whether veganism the proper approach to optimal health and living. In the Netflix documentary Game Changers, produced by James Cameron, the positive impact of a plant-based or vegan diet benefits everything from the environment to…

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Recipe – Peach Baked Oatmeal

Recipe of the Month Welcome to August everyone! We are wrapping up our summer and our favorite seasonal fruits. One of my personal favorites is peaches! Peaches are wonderful and very nutrient dense and at only 50-60 kcals for a medium fruit they pack a punch of vitamin A and vitamin C without ruining your…

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Let’s Talk Carbs

Don’t Hate the Potato In the ever changing, multi-billion-dollar dieting industry, we tend to pick a macronutrient each decade that we can claim as making us unhealthy or overweight. In the 1960-1970s, we blamed fat, hence the creation of I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! and SnackWell’s cookies. Once the low-fat fad faded (and the…

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Struggling with IBS? FODMAP Plan

Have you been struggling with IBS? Diarrhea? Unrelenting gas and bloating? Chronic constipation? Have you read about or heard about the FODMAP diet but find it way too overwhelming?? The ROAD MAP to FODMAP plan is here to help! This handout provides all the information you need to start tackling your irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)…

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Prenatal DHA

Support mom and baby during pregnancy and through nursing with omega-3’s and this prenatal DHA for brain development

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Cooler on the Beach

5 Best Snacks for the Beach Cooler

Pack the PERFECT Cooler for the Beach or Pool Day Summer is in full swing and hopefully you have been able to spend it outside in nature soaking up the delicious sunshine. Whether your time is spent camping or at the beach or at your neighborhood pool, packing a cooler full of the food is…

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Health and Wellness

Upgrade Your Sleep Routine

The first time I meet with a patient I do a full assessment of their diet and lifestyle and the third question I ask is “How well do you sleep at night and how much sleep do you get?”. Unfortunately, my enthusiasm to address the topic is typically met with hesitation, indifference, and resistance. It…

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