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Soil: The Foundation of Nutrition

Healthy Soils for a Healthy Life. Lest we forget that we as humans are part of the earth’s ecosystem. We get our nutrients from the plants and animals we eat (many of which eat the plants too) and the water we drink. If the soil is malnourished, then we too will suffer. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations focused on how “Over 2 Billion People Suffer from Micronutrient Deficiencies.”...

It’s Not the Fountain of Youth, but…..

Nicotinamide Riboside (different from Niacin), known to increase the body’s ability to produce energy in the mitochondria, also shows promise to restore the body’s ability to regenerate and repair itself. “An international study, published in the Journal Science has led to a promising breakthrough in the field of anti-aging medicine. A vitamin called nicotinamide riboside (NR) — already known to boost...

Winter Blues: Vitamin D & Sunlight Needed to ...

Without enough vitamin D, we are unable to synthesize serotonin. Serotonin regulates our mood, whether we have positive or negative thoughts, inner rest and confidence, appetite, sleep, cognitive functions like memory and learning! It’s a neurotransmitter that’s vital for many brain functions including regulating dopamine levels, which plays a role in reward-mediated behavior. Did you know that we need Vitamin D...

Foundational Supplements to Restore Gut Health

Hippocrates was right….”All Disease Begins in the Gut.” Modern scientific researchers are figuring out just why that’s so. As an integrative and functional Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, I’d like to share with you a few of my favorite supplements for gut health. MegaSporeBiotic probiotic and Cal-Mag Butyrate — foundational products in helping to restore gut health. Umbrellux-DAO...

Unwrapping DNA With Nutritional Biochemistry!

Nutritional Biochemistry and Genomics… One of the ways that I help clients with supporting their health is by looking at their unique genomic blueprint and designing nutrition programs as they relate to biochemical pathways. Do-it-yourself genetic kits like 23andme are now affordable and more and more people are taking advantage of learning about their own genes. While it’s based on science, there’s also an...