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The Science Behind Giving

By |2023-01-18T12:06:19-05:00January 18th, 2023|

I love this meme: “I hate when people ask me if I’m ready for Christmas. No, Susan, I’m not even ready for today!” Well, sigh! It’s that time of year. The frantic, hustle and bustle of the Holidays. Whether it’s the dread of slogging our way through an overcrowded shopping [...]

Gratitude May Be the Best Medicine

By |2023-02-24T16:24:57-05:00January 18th, 2023|

By consciously practicing gratitude every day, we can help our immune system, our central nervous system, pain response, sleep, even our memory and cognitive function. The effects of gratitude, when practiced daily, can be almost the same as medications in strengthening neural pathways. Here’s what happens when we express gratitude: [...]


By |2023-01-10T14:38:22-05:00January 10th, 2023|

Besides being a certified clinical nutritionist, I teach nutrition at Le Cordon Bleu Culinary College. I always ask my students; how many believe that a “gluten-free” diet is just a fad? I’m not surprised to hear that eight out of ten believe it is. You may ask what’s up with [...]

The Skinny on Fats

By |2023-01-10T14:38:21-05:00January 10th, 2023|

For years we have been told that fats are the “bad guys” of the diet story. Yet science tells us that there are good oils--not just less-bad-for-you oils, but oils that positively improve health in many unexpected ways. Trying to figure out "who is who" in this story has been [...]

Sugar Junkie?

By |2023-01-10T14:38:19-05:00January 10th, 2023|

Recently a client came to me and said, “I’m driven by cravings and need sugary foods. I feel like I should be able to resist it, but I can’t and things keep getting worse? I feel depressed, I overeat, I get headaches, tired, irritability, mental fogginess, and, lethargy. Is there [...]

Genetically Engineered Food –Allergies and Food Sensitivities

By |2023-01-10T14:42:36-05:00January 10th, 2023|

Biotechnology, the technology of genetic engineering (GE or GMO), put forth by transnational corporations such as Monsanto and Novartis, is the practice of altering or disrupting the genetic blueprints of living organisms -- plants, animals, humans, microorganisms – then patenting them, and selling the resulting gene-foods, seeds, or other products [...]

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