Low Fat vs. Good Fat

Eating a low fat diet is not resulting in a low fat nation when it comes to weight, nor is it resulting in better cardiovascular health, less cancer or fewer cases of diabetes. In fact, it seems to be doing the exact opposite. Why?

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2 Ways to Eat More Veggies

Want to Eat More Vegetables?
Try cooking them, and pairing them with generous amounts of natural fats!
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There are a number of nutritional philosophies out there, many of which are explored in depth and to repetition during the Resolution month of January. As a nutritionist, I am well aware of how confusing it can be...

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The Dirt on Building a Robust Immune System

It’s that time of year when your kids are sniffling, co-workers are sneezing, and you’re just hoping to get through the next few months unscathed.  Yep, it’s flu season and resistance seems futile. So what is your flu season plan? How are you going to protect yourself and if you get the crud, how will you reduce the severity and shorten the time you feel like horrible?

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Strengthening the Light Within

During this time of year it is easy to get caught up in holiday stress, and self care usually goes out the window. Remember it is important to take time for your yourself to help mitigate seasonal affective disorder and its symptoms: depressed mood, loss of pleasure or interest, change in appetite or weight (decreased or increased), increased carbohydrate intake, sleep disturbance (insomnia or hypersomnia), fatigue or loss of energy, feelings of worthlessness or guilt, or suicidal ideation or behavior,

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