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,…

Top obstacles this holiday season…

and how to overcome them! “Great Aunt Judy made my favorite holiday cookies just for me. How can I pass those up?” Don’t let that one cookie blow your entire day or week! You can allow yourself a little treat, but just plan ahead. Look forward to and completely enjoy and savor that cookie if you…