Are You a Coffee Addict?

Coffee does have some beneficial properties but it’s important to look at the big picture.  The benefits from coffee can easily be gained in other healthier ways that don’t also have negative/harmful side effects. Read on… Coffee, like any food or drink, varies a great deal in its nutritional value based on the quality and […]

Shedding Light on Labels: It’s “Natural,” but is it HEALTHY?

Shopping at the grocery store or ordering at a restaurant can be daunting when you’re wanting to eat clean. How do you know what foods to avoid? What ingredients on a label should you watch out for? And just because something’s labeled “organic,” is it actually good for you? My hope is to give you […]

Your Symptoms are NOT Normal

I used to own a health food store and people would come in asking, “What do I take for XYZ?” There’s a tendency to look for a quick remedy that will get us out of pain, not realizing that there’s a REASON for the pain!  It’s understandable to want out of pain—  symptoms are no […]

Can Your Body Use the Food You Eat?

Why do we even need to talk about digestion? Because if you don’t have good digestion, even the best efforts to eat good food are in vain. Digestion is the physical (teeth) and chemical (enzymes) process of breaking down your food into usable components. Assimilation, which is closely tied but not talked about as much […]