• ARE YOU EATING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ORTHOREXIA?

      Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels.   We live in such a diet-saturated culture, that we don’t even see disordered thoughts when they are literally in in huge black print in front of us.  What is so disheartening is how often I’ve seen it on Instagram. Big bloggers aren’t just people with a diy

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  • WHY DO NUTRITION HEADLINES CHANGE SO MUCH?

    Many of my patients complained that dietitians went backwards and forwards on themselves. Fat is bad!  Fat is great!  Carbs are bad!  Fruit is bad!   I understand what they are saying-  if you look at nutrition headlines they certainly can’t make up their minds, but dietitians rarely have to waffle.  This is because we have

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  • FIT FOR LIFE- IT TAKES GUTS

    Seventy percent of your body’s immune system lies in the most unlikely of places- your gut.  The 5-8 POUNDS of bacteria in your gut acts as a mainline defense mechanism for your body- each bacterium a soldier in the fight.  Keeping your gut healthy by ensuring you have more good bacteria than bad, is crucial to

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  • FIT FOR LIFE- FILL YOUR PLATE

    For all those who were at Fit for Life, I thought doing a follow-up post might be a helpful supplement to the 5 minutes I get with you on Thursday nights.  For an overview of healthy eating, read this article. Thursday night I emphasized eating more vegetables.  We really only had time to see what you

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  • NUTRITION FOR PARKINSON’S DISEASE

    PARKINSON’S DISEASE One in 500 people in the UK are affected by Parkinson’s disease.  Symptoms usually crop up after age 50 and can slowly or quickly progress to the point where people with Parkinson’s need help with routine tasks.  This post is to help people caring for people with Parkinson’s understand what, from a nutritional

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  • HOW TO STOP SUGAR CRAVINGS

    Normally I don’t advocate for dramatically cutting down on particular foods.  But sugar?  Sugar just seems to be a different beast.  First of all, we don’t need refined sugar.  Your body would get absolutely everything it needed if you cut it out completely. Another thing about sugar is that, we feel as though we need a little something

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  • 6 BEST CLEANSES NO ONE IS TALKING ABOUT

    Helloooooooooooooooooooo, summer! Summer is here and I thought we should kick it off with a cleanse so we can enter vacation mode pure and energized.  I have chosen six cleanses based on the latest scientific research that will bring you dramatic results… THE MICTURITION CLEANSE This is an amazing cleanse which targets the blood.  The blood filters through

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