Anti-inflammatory

3 Natural Sweeteners to Use Instead of Sugar

Let’s talk about sugar for a moment. Most of us know it contributes to obesity, weakens immunity and creates poor dental health. Yet, the average American adult eats 22 teaspoons of sugar daily. That’s much more than double the recommended daily allowance according to the American Heart Association.

So what can you […]

2017-08-23T13:18:25+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Nutrition|

3 Ways to Get the Benefits of Omega-3 Fats

Not all fats are created equal. There are good fats and there are bad fats.

For years we were told to avoid fats. Low fat foods and non-fat versions started lining the grocery store shelves. Unfortunately, food manufacturers didn’t use all the right information. It’s not so much an issue of eating fat, but rather an issue […]

2017-06-21T12:53:48+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Nutrition|

5 Natural Remedies for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Your intestinal health is incredibly important for digestion and nutrient absorption. Symptoms of stomach pain, bloating, constipation and diarrhea can all be signs that something is wrong. You may have heard of IBD and IBS. They can often be confused because they sound so similar, and a few of their symptoms are alike. IBD stands […]

2017-06-21T12:53:23+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Nutrition|

What Are Antioxidants and Why Do You Need Them?

You’ve likely heard of antioxidants before. But what exactly are antioxidants, and why do you need them?

Antioxidants are compounds found naturally in the foods that we eat. Our bodies even make some of them, but today we are going to discuss the ones we need to eat to stay in optimal health. Fruits, vegetables, and […]

2017-06-21T12:33:37+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Nutrition|

Nutrition for Chronic Pain Management | PAINWeek 2016

I recently attended a national conference in Las Vegas called PAINWeek. It’s where practitioners in the medical field come together to discuss the topic of pain. Chronic pain is a complicated issue, and prescription medications are not enough. The best approach to chronic pain management is a holistic approach.

This year I shared two presentations at PAINWeek. […]

2017-06-21T12:31:16+00:00 November 24th, 2016|Nutrition, Pain Management|

Curcumin vs. Turmeric: What’s the Difference?

Turmeric (Curcuma longa), sometimes referred to as curcumin, is a spice we should all eat more of. Research shows that turmeric reduces inflammation and may help fight indigestion, infections, and cancer. Curcumin is the most active ingredient in turmeric.

Turmeric has been used in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine for 4,000 years[…]

2017-06-21T14:10:35+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Nutrition|

Vegan Breakfast Hash

The standard American diet typically contains a large volume of refined grains, sugars and processed foods. So it’s no surprise that most of us could benefit from adding more vegetables to our diet. This vegan breakfast hash is a simple dish to increase your veggie intake without compromising taste and flavor.

Whether you’re vegan or not, […]

2017-06-21T12:13:22+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Recipes|
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