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My Ask a Nutritionist column for Fleet Feet Tucson this month focused on one essential change for the New Year and my recommendation is to create a weekly meal plan. This is the key to achieving any food- or health-related goal. From weight loss, to fitness and to managing health concerns, it all begins with thinking ahead to ensure that you have the food available that your body needs. Continue reading
If you follow this blog, you may have noticed I’ve been a little quiet. The holidays are in full swing and we are doing a lot of cooking and baking in our house! From Thanksgiving to New Year, gathering for holiday meals is important to our family. Desserts are a part of these meals, and I love when the dessert we’ve prepared is full of good-for-us ingredients. Continue reading
A friend of mine asked if there was anything that I recommend for thyroid issues. The answer is YES!! Nutrients are involved every step of the way in creating and transforming thyroid hormones, and supporting the use of thyroid hormones in tissues throughout the body. Additionally, nearly all thyroid diseases are autoimmune diseases, however this is rarely discussed in conventional medicine. Continue reading
If you’ve tried some of the delicious no added sugar treats that I’ve posted before, you know that “no added sugar” does not mean boring. Challenge yourself to include amazing no added sugar treats into your holiday repertoire. Continue reading
“Breakfast foods” are typically heavily processed foods containing refined grains, sugar and processed meats. Move away from cereal, toast and conventional bacon and you will feel energized with your appetite in check all day. Continue reading
Isn’t it amazing how pumpkin pie spices can make it “feel” like Fall? Spices and herbs have tremendous power-both to satisfy taste buds and to boost physical and mental health. Continue reading