Health Concerns

Posts in this section discuss specific links between certain health conditions and what you eat or consume. As a health coach, education is an important component of my approach -- though I stress that serious conditions always require the professional advice of a physician.

Eating for a Nickel Allergy

A reader recently wrote in that her daughter has a nickel allergy, asking for meals ideas. Unfortunately, many of the healthy foods we know and love contain nickel.

6 Foods to Manage GERD and Heartburn

If you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or even a less serious case of heartburn from time to time, you’ll certainly be eager to have easy strategies to nip the burn in the bud.

Drink to Your Health

What you drink can be almost as important for your health as what you eat! So in this post you’ll learn all the basics of what’s great to drink, how much you should be getting, and the truth about several health myths out there.

10 Little Habits That Sabotage Your Health

Many New Year’s resolutions center around self-improvement, but there’s pesky little habits that stop many people from realizing their healthiest life.

The Skinny on Fats

When low-fat, high-carbohydrate diets were all the rage in the 80′s, fat was pure evil. Yet the last 25 years have seen a significant shift on the proper role of fats in your diet…get the skinny on what fats to use, and which ones to avoid.

3 Ways to Feel More Confident and Look Better

Having confidence and feeling good in your skin isn’t necessarily just about your weight. There are many other simple ways to give yourself TLC that could make all the difference in your confidence level and how you interact with others.

3 Weightloss Tips from Ayurveda

Ayurveda is a 5000-year-old medical system created by the Rishis, or wise men of ancient India. Ayurveda isn’t just about mixing herbs, it gives detailed instructions on how to treat the body, improve the mind, and find balance in our changing environment. So here’s what the rishi’s say about weightloss…

How to Pick and Store Produce

cking produce isn’t an art, it’s a science! Once you learn theses simple tips, you’ll be a pro around the produce isle. The best place to get the freshest produce is always your local farmer’s market, where it’s simple to eat seasonally.