April 30, 2018

Here are four of the most common questions I get from clients who are on the road to healthier, plant-based living:

1. Do I have to go vegan?

One of the most common misconceptions about plant-based nutrition is that you have to completely forego all animal products or animal derivatives. Goodbye, eggs and cheese. Hello, kale and beans! What will shock you most is knowing that plant-based nutrition simply prioritizes whole and un...

September 25, 2017

As per the USDA's Food Guide Pyramid, we should be targeting 2-4 servings of fruit and 3-5 servings of vegetables daily. However, seldom do we find any mention of the type of fruits and vegetables. Do the different colors in these items matter, or are they only decorative in nature?  The fact of the matter is that the various nutrients in these foods, give them their characteristic color.  So, I’ll give you guys some insight a...

August 21, 2017

I’ve been doing some research and reading on Crohn’s disease with a client whose sister suffers from disease. I thought I's share what I've learned.

What is Crohn’s disease?   

Crohn’s disease is a type of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). As we all know, digestion takes place in the small intestines. But with Crohn’s disease the small intestine is inflamed. This means that the intestine is unable to digest food proper...

November 14, 2016

Stroll down the aisle of any supermarket, and you’ll see all the manner of foods labeled with such claims as “low fat,” “low-carb,” “low-calorie,” and “fat-free.” Flip through the pages of just about any magazine, and you’re likely to find advice on how to lose weight. Walk into any gym, and you’ll probably hear members discussing the merits of one performance-enhancing food or another. All this boils down to the fact that nut...

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