Most of us understand that the majority of the food on the shelves isn’t all that great for us. We have a decent sense of the packaged, processed options we want to avoid – in addition to the obviously unhealthy things like sweets and junk food.

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nourishing lab

I am so glad you are here right now – and that you have chosen a path to health and wellness! The path is very different for each and every one of us, but we can all achieve our goals through some simple steps.

It is about choosing TRUST over SHAME and FEAR.

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March brings spring break – and that means many of us (if we are fortunate enough to travel) will be headed to beautiful, sunny destinations, taking to the slopes, or embarking on a hiking adventure…

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Our bodies are interconnected. Each process affects others in a symphony of biology – and when one thing is thrown off balance, it can cause trouble in other areas. So, when you’re not feeling your best, the symptoms could indicate problems that seem unrelated… But it’s all related!

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break your sugar habit

Do you consistently have sugar cravings? Do you dream of carbs, sweets, chocolate, soda, pastries, and candy? Do you feel like a failure because you can’t seem to control them?
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meditation

My clients often ask me how I stay healthy when I have such a crazy schedule, and don’t have time to make meals ahead of time.

Since so many others struggle with finding the time to be healthy, I will share a few practical tips (and some homework) to help guide you to prioritizing your health on a daily basis.

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Talking about fiber is not a glamorous subject but many Americans do not get enough fiber in their diets. Many companies tout that their products are high in fiber but fiber is still a commonly misunderstood nutrient. It deserves the attention from all of us because of its numerous health benefits.

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turmeric protein balls

 

These super-food-filled protein-packed bites are perfect for a pre-workout boost or mid-day recharge. Turmeric and ginger are gut-loving, anti-inflammatory foods that will have your body giving you a high five!

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meal prep

In an ideal world you would open up your fridge to everything lined and stored perfectly. But let’s be realistic we are all busy so we need to plan and be organized.

Healthy eating would be a lot easier if someone cleaned out our fridge for us. But it is not as difficult as it seems- if high fat, high salt and low fiber choices are out of sight then they are out of mind.

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healthy snacks

Chronic inflammation is a serious, modern condition due to the Standard American Diet (SAD) – and due to our over-stressed lives, both external and internal.. External stressors include lack of sleep, overflowing email boxes at work, over scheduled children, and so on. Internal stressors include food sensitivities, inflammation, and prescription drugs (just to name a few).

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