You are your best doctor

You are your best doctor

The difference in these two photos is 5 years and an entirely different way of eating. The photo on the left was me, 20 years old, in college, living on cereal, pizza, salads, the occasional dessert, and chicken sandwiches. I had terrible asthma and was using an...
Enjoy (the right kind of) carbs!

Enjoy (the right kind of) carbs!

Carbohydrates are the macronutrient we love to hate (as of late). BUT our body LOOOVES carbs, and uses them as the number 1 fuel source to get us through the day. Most of the time when we think of carbs, we think of processed carbohydrates that DO pack on pounds,...
Prevention of Alzheimer’s starts right now

Prevention of Alzheimer’s starts right now

Did you know that Alzheimer’s starts to develop in the brain 30 YEARS before ANY symptoms show up? Alzheimer’s is now being referred to as Type III Diabetes. The worst part about all of this, is that it can be prevented. What is the best prevention, you ask?...
Got label confusion? Educate and empower yourself.

Got label confusion? Educate and empower yourself.

Marketers will try anything to sell products. Knowledge is power, people. Organic, sugar-free… these are all great things and its awesome that we now have many more healthful food options than we did just a couple of years ago. It’s also great that there...
Heal your gut, heal your sinuses

Heal your gut, heal your sinuses

Do you, or someone you know, constantly experience sinus pressure/headaches/infections? Do you take antibiotics to “relieve” these conditions? WELL I’ve said this to my mom a hundred times and I’ll say it to all of you reading this: *mmhmm* 1....
Thoughts after Thanksgiving

Thoughts after Thanksgiving

Having a few conversations yesterday at dinner and again today with some friends made me want to just throw some things out there that I foolishly thought was common knowledge, but now I realize is not. 1. Eating bread is the same as eating spoonfuls of sugar. 2. If...