Ethical Trash

“Life is too short for fake food.” – Unknown Processed food has taken several approaches. But today I want to highlight one concerning area of processed food that tries to take the high road by duping health-conscious customers into thinking it’s a better choice. It’s what I lovingly refer to as ethical trash. Ethical TrashContinue reading “Ethical Trash”

Summer Debrief

“August is like the Sunday of summer.” – unknown The morning temperatures are dropping, the air feels different and September looms just off the horizon. As my Summer of Love comes to a close, it feels like a debrief is in order. How did you fare over the last couple months? Did you embrace theContinue reading “Summer Debrief”

Lab-Grown Meat? WTH?

“Eating is an agricultural act.”– Wendell Barry I heard about lab-grown meat for the first time a couple weeks ago and I had a visceral response. Like the hairs on my neck literally stood up. I have to ask, why the hell is this even necessary? One of my main purposes as a nutritional therapyContinue reading “Lab-Grown Meat? WTH?”

The Foundations: Blood Sugar Regulation

“It’s not your DNA. It’s your dinner.” – Dr. Mark Hyman Welcome to another deep-dive into one of the six foundations of nutritional therapy: blood sugar regulation. While all foundations are critical to overall health, I feel this one is extra critical because most people, whether you want to admit it or not, are underContinue reading “The Foundations: Blood Sugar Regulation”

Summer of Love

“Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson This summer, I’m vowing to have a full-fledged, kick-ass, one-for-the-books summer. To bask, indulge, wade, love, experience, adventure, and enjoy myself (and others) silly. Hence the title, summer of love. For too many years, my summers have beenContinue reading “Summer of Love”

Upgrade Series: Meat

“Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are.” – Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin Welcome to the 3rd post of the Upgrade Series. Please know, this is not intended to scare you or have you swear off meat. In fact, quite the opposite. I want you to upgrade your meat! Meat isContinue reading “Upgrade Series: Meat”

In Need of a Life Edit?

Last week we talked about being mindful with mealtime in the blog Digestion Starts in the Brain. That got me thinking about our insatiable need to be busy and how we can learn to be more mindful in all areas of our life. That maybe it’s time for a good old-fashioned life edit. You know,Continue reading “In Need of a Life Edit?”