Nutrition 101

Eating for Acne-Free Skin

Eating for Acne-Free Skin

Eating to Prevent Acne It seems almost a rite of passage in America that your tween or teen will get some acne.  And maybe you STILL have acne! But did you know that it’s not a given? And did you know that your options include […]

Fabulous Five Ways to Eat MORE Fat Today

Fabulous Five Ways to Eat MORE Fat Today

Quick, what are the 3 macronutrients (or “macro’s”)?  Answer:  Protein, Fat, and Carbohydrates.  I’m asking because I want to underline that fat is a macroNUTRIENT.  That means that we all need fat to survive, along with protein and carbs.   Unfortunately, most of us have […]

My Top 3 Supplements: Sun, Soil & Oil

My Top 3 Supplements: Sun, Soil & Oil

In a recent blog post “The Case for Supplements,” I wrote about why you consider supplementing for optimal health.  As promised, I will share with you here what my favorite supplements are.  There are times when you may need more than three, but if you are […]

Water is Life

Water is Life

WATER IS THE MOST IMPORTANT NUTRIENT Welcome to the final blog in my Nutrition 101 series.  As you know by now, the foundations of optimal health include digestion, sugar handling, minerals, fatty acids, and the properly prepared nutrient dense diet.  In this post, I will […]

Nutrition 101: Eat Your Minerals!

Nutrition 101: Eat Your Minerals!

Welcome to the next in my Nutrition 101 blog series.  Previous posts covered the nutrient dense diet, digestion, blood sugar balance, and fatty acids.  This post explains why and how you should eat your minerals. We need 7 macrominerals (calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, sodium, potassium, chloride, and sulfur) […]

Nutrition 101: How to Quit Sugar in 3 Weeks

Nutrition 101: How to Quit Sugar in 3 Weeks

Welcome to the fourth blog in my Nutrition 101 Series. We’ve already covered digestion and the nutrient dense diet.  In this post, I’m going discuss the third foundation of optimal health: Sugar handling. Fuel for the Body Here are the 3 types of fuel used […]

Nutrition 101:  Digestion

Nutrition 101: Digestion

Welcome to the second installment of my Nutrition 101 Blog Series, where I share with you the core of my nutrition education. In the first blog in the series, I discussed the importance of a properly prepared, nutrient dense diet as the most important pillar […]

Nutrition 101: REAL Food

Nutrition 101: REAL Food

Welcome to my Nutrition 101 blog series, where I explain the foundations of good nutrition (and ultimately good health), one “bite” at a time.  These are the principles I learned in nutrition school, and I am sharing the condensed version with you! In this first […]


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