Nutrition and Diet

Children's Health, Nutrition and Diet

Too Much Milk

Yes, there is such a thing as too much milk  for our children and for adults. In fact, many children have increased risk of eczema and ear infections due to dairy consumption. While dairy is a good source of calcium and vitamin D, I recommend trying yogurt or kefir, if […]

Nutrition and Diet, Weight Loss

Some Healthy Fats to Include . . .

Fats have been villified for years now but the recent release of OLD reports reveals that sugars and refined carbohydrates are greater risk factors to our overall health. So, healthy fats are now exonerated–include nuts, seeds, olive oil, and avocados in your diet (avoiding, of course, anything that you are […]

Men's Health, Nutrition and Diet, Weight Loss, Women's Health

Paleo May Be Even Better Than Mediterranean

The article summarizes findings comparing the popular Mediterranean diet to the increasingly popular Paleo (or pre-agrarian) diet. The findings suggest improved weight loss and especially improved reduction of waistlines. And those in the study ate until they were full. Schedule an appointment to see if the diet is right for you, […]

General Health, Nutrition and Diet

Industry and Research

So, you’ve probably seen a lot lately in the news about the sugar industries “skewing” of research results–just remember that other industries are just as connected to research. Check out this article. AND keep in mind that we have wonderful food available in our groceries: vegetables, fruit, meat, fish, poultry. […]

Children's Health, Diabetes, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain, General Health, Heart Health, Nutrition and Diet, Weight Loss

How The Impact of Sugar Has Been Down-Played

Sugar is associated with cancer, diabetes, heart disease, inflammation, and more. One of my favorite recollections was in medical school when I was scanning the nutrition shelves. I flipped open an OLD nutrition book (from late 1800’s)–the author was emphatically warning of the health consequences of “artificial sweeteners”. I rechecked the […]

General Health, Nutrition and Diet

Acid-Alkaline Questions

There is so much advertising out there about the benefits of alkalinizing our bodies. This article succinctly addresses the facts about such claims. Yes, eat a diet rich in fruits and vegetables and limit protein to appropriate levels (0.8 – 2 g per kg of body weight, depending on your […]

Brain and Nervous System Health, Diabetes, Nutrition and Diet

More Motivation to Support Healthy Insulin Levels!

You’d probably already heard the new buzz-term for Alzheimer’s:  Diabetes of the Brain. There is evidence that elevated insulin (think Type 2 Diabetes and insulin resistance) is a factor in the development of Alzheimer’s. Talk about a compelling reason to make those diet, exercise and lifestyle changes! Please reduce grain […]