why Diets Don’t Work

The word “diet” often implies following a special, restricted selection of food either to lose weight or for medical reasons. If you are following a diet for a medical reason or because you have experienced adverse reactions when eating certain foods, you’re doing it...
Eating in Fight or Flight

Eating in Fight or Flight

Let’s talk about stress, baby. Let’s talk about you and me . . . The fight or flight response due to acute or chronic stress will really do a number on emotional and physical health. Here are 3 quick fixes to implement at your next meal. 1. eat in a calm,...
Why I Decided to Study Nutrition

Why I Decided to Study Nutrition

It started with loneliness. Deep, unbearable loneliness. The day that changed my life in 2005. I was driving to a friend’s birthday party with that pit of dread in my stomach. During the 40 minute drive, I practiced politely refusing the birthday cake. I’m not feeling...