It might surprise you what constitutes as a fruit, for example, an avocado qualifies as a fruit, not a vegetable. Combine this superfood with some peppers and tomatoes (also fruit) and the nutritional bonuses will keep adding up. Another surprising fruit is the eggplant. This purple fruit falls into the berry categories. The tomato also […]
I see many patients and parents with children with ADD/ADHD. I commonly get asked if there is a diet to treat ADD/ADHD. The Feingold diet which was developed in the 1970s by Benjamin Feingold, MD, a pediatrician and allergist can be beneficial with children and adults with ADD/ADHD. The diet is very much like the […]
Grains are a hot topic in the nutrition world. When i’m working with patients I commonly get asked “should I avoid grains?” My programs are not about deprivation. My goal is to help you find out the foods for your own bio-individuality to help you reduce inflammation and restore gut integrity. It takes experimentation and […]
There are three doshas in Ayurveda—vata, pitta, and kapha. Spring is associated with “Kapha” which is from March-June. Spring microbes support a balanced immune system, energy, sleep, mood, blood sugar and much more. Symptoms that your Kapha is out of balance include: excess mucous thick, white coating on tongue slow, sticky, sluggish bowel movements difficulty […]
Sweet and tangy pineapple – who can resist its juicy, vibrant flavor? Not too many of us: pineapple often ranks as one of America’s most in-demand tropical fruits. Pineapple (Ananas comosus) contains two important enzymes, pancreatin and bromelain, that help break up protein molecules for easier digestion and absorption. Besides being anti-inflammatory, these enzymes help […]
Over the years, the media has paid lots of attention to apple cider vinegar (ACV) and for good reason. An ancient health remedy, it’s known as a panacea for what ails us, aiding in weight loss, managing blood sugar, reducing cholesterol, lowering cancer risk, supporting digestion, and facilitating natural detoxification. It was used by Hippocrates […]
If you are having trouble maintaining a healthy blood sugar, there are a number of supplements available that can help stabilize and even lower blood sugar.
If you are having trouble maintaining a healthy blood sugar level, there are a number of supplements available that can help stabilize your levels.