How to Use Nutrition to Help Combat Addiction

Though the rates of cigarette smoking, alcohol abuse, and cocaine use have declined in recent years, addiction to these and other substances continue to be a serious problem. Sometimes addiction can even start with a prescribed medication that may have been very beneficial to reduce symptoms and improve quality of life at the time. 2.5% […]

How Reducing Toxin Exposure Can Promote a Healthy Weight

How Reducing Toxin Exposure Can Promote a Healthy Weight

It may not surprise you that the majority of my patients come in with some level of concern about their weight. Even if it is not their primary concern, the issue is on their short list. Certainly part of that comes down to societal constructs of what we think we should look like, comparing perfectly […]

Struggling with weight loss? Lipedema may be the reason why.

Struggling with weight loss? Lipedema may be the reason why.

“It all started in menopause. The weight started to come on gradually, primarily in my arms and legs, and I couldn’t seem to get it to go away. I tried everything. I eat a super clean diet and I work out religiously. The weight barely budges. I feel like something is wrong with me. I […]

Tried & True Ways to Stick to Your Health & Fitness Goals

Tried & True Ways to Stick to Your Health & Fitness Goals

We’ve all been there. You set a goal for yourself… to quit smoking, to lose weight, to be stronger, to eat healthier… but you lose track. You maybe don’t even know when you veered off course, but you find yourself no longer following the plan. Right around February 1st the gyms are already thinned out […]

Getting the Most out of Weight Lifting: An Introduction to Protein, BCAAs, and Nutrient Timing for Optimizing Athletic Performance

If you do weight lifting are you eating enough protein or getting it in the right time frame? Are BCAAs a good addition to your program? What’s right for you may be different from what’s right for someone else…

Garlic & Rosemary Pan-Roasted Salmon

This recipe is a staple in our house, often with slight variations here and there depending on whether we have fresh rosemary or other herbs we want to try. When I pick out my salmon I always go with wild-caught because it is a great source of omega-3s which are important for cardiovascular health, brain function, […]

Red Meat: Friend or Foe?

This post was originally published on Whole Health Wellness Center’s website. Historically, it has been accepted in the medical community that increased consumption of red meat increases all-cause mortality including cardiovascular disease and cancer (especially colon cancer). [1] However most of the studies that indicate such results often do not differentiate between processed and unprocessed meat or other […]

Hide Heaps of Veggies in These 3 Delicious Dinners

Garden Chili, Double Dose Veggie Pasta, and Tantalizing Turkey Loaf

Have picky eaters that won’t eat vegetables? Or struggle to get all the servings of veggies in you should for you or your family? Here are 3 recipes I go to frequently that are both veggie-packed and delicious. Try the Garden Chili, Double Dose Veggie Pasta, or Tantalizing Turkey Loaf if you’re looking for a new […]