Tag: health

Did Somebody Say Chocolate?

Did Somebody Say Chocolate?

February is American Heart Month, bringing attention to cardiovascular health. There are many risk factors for cardiovascular disease, including obesity, elevated blood pressure, smoking, and poor diet can all contribute to cardiovascular disease. Knowing risk factors can help us decrease the risk. And so can Read more…

The Surprising Ways  Antibiotics May Have Unknowingly Harmed Your Health

The Surprising Ways Antibiotics May Have Unknowingly Harmed Your Health

Jocelyn learned her chronic arthritis was being caused by a persistent, simmering intestinal Prevotella overgrowth and resulting food sensitivities, which seemed to start after she took antibiotics for two weeks.  Frank thought he had a UTI, and while waiting for his labwork to come back, took a Read more…

Can Fish Oil Help Prevent or Recover From COVID?

Can Fish Oil Help Prevent or Recover From COVID?

Before COVID hit, we had been hearing about the wonders of fish oil-derived omega-3 fatty acids (or omega-3s for short) and their amazing anti-inflammatory properties. Now, their benefits are even more exciting as we await definitive recommendations to prevent, provide support during, and recover from Read more…

Getting Salty

Getting Salty

My clients often hear me say, “Eat the rainbow,” and this is just as true for salt as it is for fruits and veggies.  When we hear “sodium,” we typically think NaCl, or sodium chloride, the stripped down, stark white, barebones version commonly used as Read more…

Mealtime Hygiene

Mealtime Hygiene

Fast food. Drive through. Eat on the go. Americans don’t often take the time to stop and eat. While multitasking during meals may save us a few minutes here and there, we may be paying for the time savings elsewhere. And boy is it costly. Read more…