Enhance Your Mind While Stuck At Home

  Podcasts are a great way to expand your knowledge and give you a few “ah ha” moments in your life.  I think that podcasts are a great way to spark motivation when you have been in a rut.  Here is a list of some great podcasts that I like to use to help expand…

What are SMART goals?

Ready to make some changes in 2020 but don’t know how to start?  SMART goals are the perfect place to begin.  SMART goals are meant to help you take a big lofty goal and find ways to break that goal down into realistic habit changes. What does SMART stand for? S: Specific M: Measurable A:…

Ketosis Q&A

The ketogenic diet has been a hot topic in the news lately. But what does ketosis really mean? Nutritional ketosis is a dietary approach where the focus is on high fat, very low carbohydrate, and moderate protein. With a very low carbohydrate intake, your body will burn fat for fuel, the byproduct of which is…

“Why can’t I lose weight?!?”

This is a phrase we often hear from our patients. Usually, by the time they come to us, they have tried everything and are very frustrated. Maybe they were able to lose weight in the past but have gained it back and then some, or their weight has cycled their entire life. Sometimes they have…

Eat. Real. Food.

I have recently seen this article floating around the internet : The Last Conversation You Will Ever Have to Have About Eating Right by Dr. David Katz and Mark Bittman, author of the popular How to Cook Everything series. The main takeaway I got from this article? Eat. Real. Food. I believe this is the one thing just…

Phytonutrients

Consume the rainbow!* Phytonutrients are natural components of plant foods with health-promoting qualities.  When consumed, they can help protect against chronic diseases. Though not essential nutrients, they can provide antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. They can act to boost the immune system, protect against cancer, provide detoxification, regulate estrogen metabolism and repair damage from toxin exposure,…