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Incorporating Protein into Your Diet (March 2020)

Protein is found throughout the body in virtually almost every tissue and organ.  In fact, 20% of the human body is made up of protein.1 The building blocks of protein are amino acids which carry out many roles such as transportation of nutrients, supporting our...

Improve your metabolism for overall health (February 2020)

What is metabolism? Metabolism is the process by which your body converts what you eat and drink into energy.  Metabolism occurs around the clock, even when you are sleeping.  In fact, the term used for what your body burns at rest is called resting metabolic rate and...

Alzheimer’s disease and a dietary connection (January 2020)

In 2014 it was estimated that 5.4 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, a severe form of dementia, and hundreds of thousands more may suffer from an often misdiagnosed subtype called “hippocampal sparing” Alzheimer’s, according to recent...

Are You Ready for the Holiday Season? (December 2019)

It’s getting to be that time of year when family gatherings and holiday parties are a consistent part of our lives. The sweet and delicious aromas coupled with the nostalgic memories of grandma’s pies, cakes and comfort foods unravel our will power of healthy eating. ...

DCIS: Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (November 2019)

Now accounting for approximately 20% of newly diagnosed breast cancer1, this early form of breast cancer pertains to the abnormal cells within the milk ducts. It has not spread outside of the milk ducts and therefore is considered non-invasive. This is considered a...

Nutritional Tips for Athletes (September 2019)

  Protein: Proteins help in the formation and repair of muscles. They can also be used for energy. Meat, eggs, beans, seeds, nuts, sprouts, and quinoa are an excellent source of protein. Avoid highly processed foods (especially those yummy and convenient lunch meats –...

What’s hiding behind your blood sugar? (August 2019)

You don’t just wake up one day and become diabetic.  In fact, there are virtually no symptoms that you may experience in early stages or in the pre-diabetes stage.  But then one day your annual blood tests come back and your doctor tells you that your Glucose was too...

SUNSCREEN: IS IT AS SAFE AS WE ARE LED TO BELIEVE? (July 2019)

It’s that time of the years again, hot and sunny weather has arrived. During your participation in summer outdoor activities I would have you consider a little bit more critical information when reaching for the sunscreen. While there are certainly some instances...

Concussion Nutritional Support (June 2019)

“It is estimated that as many as 3.8 million concussions occur in the USA per year during competitive sports and recreational activities; however, as many as 50% of the concussions may go unreported.”1 A concussion is considered a mild form of a traumatic...