RD with Berries

Navigating diabetes can be really hard. It’s even hard for medical professionals to do correctly 100% of the time! So, if you’ve recently been diagnosed with diabetes or you want to start managing it better, let’s talk about what to eat for breakfast. Diabetes Diet It’s normal to feel overwhelmed with diabetes meal guidelines. You… Read More

Teenager with Apples

Adolescence is a time when kids transition into more adult-like responsibilities, even with food. Here are some unique challenges and considerations for teens: Nutrition may plummet when eating with friends. They may have to make their own decisions on what to eat. Oftentimes they choose high-calorie, low-nutrition foods that are cheap and/or to mimic what… Read More

Keto Diet

The keto diet is everywhere. We see it online, on TV and all over grocery stores. You’ve probably been bombarded with countless keto advertisements. With all of the attention, there’s no doubt that millions of people want to try out the ketogenic diet. If everyone is talking about going keto, we all should try it…. Read More

Woman drinking water

Everyone has struggled with water weight at some point, and it’s no fun at all. The human body is made up of around 60% water, and many vital roles and functions depend on this life-giving substance. However, excess water weight is a different story.  Technically referred to as edema, water weight (or water retention), can… Read More

Person seizing the day

Modern-day society has created an epidemic of fatigue. So many people feel a constant pressure to be on-the-go, with far more focus on productivity than on relaxation. While there is nothing inherently wrong with being productive, it’s important to strike a balance between work, family and down-time. Easier said than done, but not impossible. Getting… Read More

Eating healthy food for a better immune system

Have you been coughing, sneezing or sniffling? Maybe you woke up with a scratchy throat. It seems that once we start getting sick, it’s then that we concern ourselves with how well our immune system is working. People often reach for an Emergen-C tablet, but if you’re already sick, that’s not going to help you. Immunity… Read More

Woman who got rid of love handles

Despite their seemingly cute and innocent name, nobody wants anything to do with love handles. Not only are love handles aesthetically displeasing, they can also be a sign of poor metabolic health on a deeper level. To be clear: the term “love handles” refers to the excess fat that accumulates around the waist, particularly on… Read More

Lowering Your High Blood Pressure with Healthy Food

In conventional Western medicine, high blood pressure is typically lowered with medication. While this is certainly called for at times, there are many diet and lifestyle supports you might consider first before turning to meds, and the often unpleasant side effects that come with them. High blood pressure-also referred to as hypertension-is definitely cause for… Read More

Fiber-rich food

A healthy gut feels good, but it often requires a lifestyle that promotes a healthy gut in the best way possible. While there are countless conditions and diseases associated with the gut, we will focus on diverticulitis in this article. Keep reading to find out more information about diverticulitis and how you can do your… Read More

Woman measuring waist

As a Nutritionist, I’m not a big fan of the mainstream meaning of the word “diet.” It all-too-often implies subjecting your body and mind to a period of short term deprivation in order to reach a goal. Sadly, that goal is sometimes unattainable or even unhealthy such as an unrealistic weight goal or amount of… Read More

Man taking blood sample

If you have diabetes, then you may hear your doctor say that you need to control your A1c. Maybe your doctor talks to about your A1c during every office visit, but it doesn’t seem to improve. Or, maybe your doctor gave you some general guidelines about how to lower your A1c, but you’re still lost…. Read More

Man in bed with stomach pain

Diarrhea is a common gastrointestinal occurrence, but it can get out of hand pretty quickly. While most diarrhea clears up on its own, there are certain instances in which diarrhea can be deadly. Depending on the source of diarrhea, there are treatment options that you can take to treat it at home. However, more serious… Read More

Woman with smooth skin

If you’ve had the experience of feeling like a stranger in your own skin, you share this emotional and physical struggle with many people. Statistics show that skin conditions are becoming increasingly common, and perioral dermatitis (PD) is one of various skin ailments more and more people struggle with. Perioral means “around the mouth” and… Read More