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diet and nutrition

Good quality sleep is vital for your immune system and overall well-being. Disturbed sleep or chronic insomnia can leave you feeling moody, feeling foggy during the day and can impair memory. For occasional sleepless sufferers, this can be a just a mild irritation,... read more

Good quality sleep is vital for your immune system and overall well-being. It is extremely challenging to successfully take on a full day of work when you are sleep deprived.  Disturbed sleep or chronic insomnia can leave you feeling moody, feeling foggy during th... read more

Do you want to perform better at work and home?  Would you like to sleep well, feel energized, focused, and alert during the day?  All this can be achieved by healthy eating. A good diet can make a all difference in your life and it’s possible to feel like ... read more

Is getting in shape and having a healthier diet one of your New Year’s resolutions?  It’s mine and I want to share with you what a difference eating healthy can make in your life.  We have many great local farmer’s markets and grocery stores to choose from,... read more

So here we are – the holidays are over, and we are left staring at our scales in disbelief. We’ve all been in this situation. Now that we have indulged ourselves in the delicious foods and treats that the season brings, it’s time to pull back on the reins... read more

The holidays are here and many of us are thinking about indulging in the fun and festive food. Whether it’s the turkey, ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, or your aunt’s special apple pie, we all have our favorites.  Many believe that turkey is the catalyst t... read more

If you want a quick fix for flagging energy levels there’s no better snack than a banana. Containing three natural sugars – sucrose, fructose, and glucose – combined with fiber, a banana gives an instant, sustained and substantial boost of energy.  Research ... read more

What is calcium? Calcium is the most abundant mineral in your body. The primary role of calcium is to give structure and strength to the bones and teeth. It is important for: Bone health Teeth Nerve function Muscles Blood clotting   If you do not get enough ca... read more

Blue! Purple! Red! Yellow! All these colors represent all the pigments we need on our plate to achieve a healthy diet. “Color Wheel of Fruits and Vegetables” and “Color Me Healthy – Eating for a Rainbow of Benefits,” contain articles w... read more

Foodborne illness, more commonly referred to as food poisoning, is an illness caused by eating contaminated, spoiled or toxic food. Food poisoning can affect one individual person or a group of people who all ate the same food. There are many ways to help prevent g... read more

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is one of the most common reasons patients go to the doctor.   The symptoms appear after food ingestion and include: chest pain (sometimes so severe that they may resemble a heart attack), regurgitation, bloating, nausea, vo... read more