nutrition Tag

Micronutrient TestingNourishing from Within: The Crucial Role of Micronutrient Testing and Micronutrients in Overall HealthWhy should we care about micronutrient testing? In the pursuit of optimal health, the significance of proper nutrition cannot be overstated. However, it's not just about the quantity of food we consume but also the quality...

New Year Health GoalsAre you planning any New Year health goals?  Let's talk about setting SMART goals that not only stick but also contribute to your overall wellness. The power of Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-bound goals can transform your resolutions into lasting habits. Let's embark on a wellness...

Benefits of Coffee and TeaEver wonder what the proven benefits of coffee and tea are? It seems like every other month there is a headline proclaiming coffee to be good for your health or bad for your health and there is probably truth in both statements. With the cold winter...

Brain Health  Last month I had the opportunity to do a corporate lunch and learn for Nest Health Connections and one of their clients. Brain health is something I am so passionate about! As you may or may not know, I am on faculty and practice clinically at the University of...

Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport or RED-S, is something that affects many athletes from the professional level to your everyday athlete, both men and women. Sport has been a part of my life, from a young age from gymnastics and figure skating to Division I Cross...

Eat the Rainbow! Diversity in our diet is one key to a healthy gut microbiome and overall health (more on gut health here). Different foods offer different phytonutrients that are key to reducing inflammation, oxidation and the negative effects of aging. By incorporating a wide array of colors in the diet,...

Nourishing Postpartum Foods There is a lot of talk about what foods are important for women to eat and what to avoid when she is pregnant but there is far less focus on what should be eaten after delivery to replenish our stores and maintain good milk supply with optimal nutrients....

Mindful Eating We cannot talk about gut health without talking about one of the most important pieces which is digestion and absorption! Mindful eating is a key component here. Many of us find ourselves mindlessly eating by scrolling on our phones, working through lunch, or watching TV. When we are distracted...

Eating Seasonally! With our modern grocery stores, it's easy to find just about anything at any time of the year but eating fruits and vegetables that are in season, where we live has good benefits. Eating seasonally and focusing on produce that is in season, especially grown locally, tends to have...