Book Review – The Obesity Code

When you think about weight loss, do think, well, I’ll just eat XXXX-number of calories and add in exercise.  Well, it shouldn’t surprise you that I’ve been contemplating the lack of successful long-term weight loss and maintenance for my clients using the classic calories in “calories out” model?  I know, I’m bucking the “truth.”  Or is it a “myth?”  It…


No More Cookie Cutter Solutions

In functional nutrition, you become the key to figuring out what is going on in your body.  Your unique story reveals your unique path of responses to factors and events in your life and how those are being expressed.  By uncovering this path, you and your health team can discover your particular pathway to wellness and vitality.  Each symptom, diagnoses,…


Cool-As-A-Cucumber Soup

I peeked into my produce drawer.  Oops! I still have small cukes I bought last week at the farmers’ market.  And look, I have a couple of avocados too.  Hum… Time to figure out a way to “use up” all of this lovely green nutrient-dense produce.  But what should I make?  More specifically, what do I “feel” like eating?  Soup!  But it’s summer,…


A New Tool Or Is It

If you wander the halls of the nutrition world online, you have likely heard something about ketogenic diet, low carb diet or at the very least, keto. I’d read somewhere that keto diet was going to be THE diet for 2017. Interesting. It definitely peaked my interest to investigate. A little, anyway. One of my sons had asked about ketogenics…


Carbs-Just Another Macro?

If I were to ask you what is a carbohydrate, what would you say? Most people would say that carbs are starchy stuff like sweet potatoes, rice or potatoes. Oh yes, and your beloved cakes, cookies, muffins, pasta and bread are also carbs. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that “sugar” — that means simple carbs —…