Are All Nutrition Bars Created Equal?

Deciding which bar to fuel you through a long day can be challenging as there are so many on the market to choose from! I recently sat down with my colleagues at Sports Medicine Weekly, Steve Kashul and Dr. Brian Cole, for a quick Q&A to break down how to choose the best bar for you. Q: WHAT DO YOU [...]

2019-03-19T19:16:47+00:00 Uncategorized|

Fertility Detox Tips

Our son is getting married and naturally, I’ve started thinking about the journey they have ahead of them, as it will likely involve starting a family. This has inspired me to share easy detox tips in preparation for welcoming a baby. Because the liver largely impacts hormonal balance—and it’s also your body’s main detoxification organ—we’ll focus there. #1 Clean up your [...]

Tips to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

In an ideal world, you’d simply drop off into a peaceful slumber every night, however, sleep—or a lack of good sleep—can often cause you to feel bad emotionally and physically. In fact, research shows that sleep is a complex state that affects a wide range of your body’s mechanisms, including: • brain plasticity • memory • emotional processing • cardiovascular [...]

2019-01-08T22:46:00+00:00 Self-Care|

Stay Clear & Focused: New Year, New You in 2019

Each year, after weeks of celebrating and indulging in food, drink, and fun, we often make New Year’s resolutions to improve our health. These resolutions allow us to begin the year focused and with healthy intentions. Right? Unfortunately, most people lose sight of their goals and give up on their resolutions within the first few months of the year. Let’s Try [...]

5 Ways to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

The holiday season can be challenging when it comes to holding onto the healthy lifestyle habits you’ve worked so hard to cultivate throughout the year. But it doesn’t have to be that way! There are small things you can do each day through the holidays and in January to help maintain your healthy ways. If you’re someone who works better when you have a goal to stick to, you’ll [...]

How to Handle Sugar Cravings

A study released by the scientific journal PLOS One proves that sugar intake directly correlates to higher rates of diabetes. The study was conducted by four researchers, including Dr. Robert Lustig, presenter of the 2009 “Sugar: The Bitter Truth” talk that became a YouTube sensation at close to 8 million views and counting. What’s more shocking? The addictive nature of [...]

Seasonal Eating and Immunity

Just as the seasons change, your body’s needs change with the seasons. Your immune system demands more during this time of year, and eating in tandem with what Mother Nature naturally provides can keep you feeling in top form—even if you’ve historically gotten sick when the temperature plummets. The Seasonal Connection It appears that Mother Nature may know best. During [...]

What to Eat During the Colder Months

When warm, hazy stretches give way to the crisp, cool days of Fall, everything feels new. And just as the seasons change, your body’s needs change with each season. How you eat, what you eat, and where your food comes from all play a role in seasonal eating. Master Eating Seasonally As the external conditions turn windy, dry, and cold, [...]

2018-12-17T23:57:28+00:00 Superfoods, Weight Loss|

Strengthen Your Immune System with MCTs

There’s no way around it—germs surround us all the time.  Singular medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) oil contains medium-chain fatty acids (MCFAs) that act as natural antibiotics, which means they boost your immune system and fight off harmful bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa. While completely harmless to our bodies, MCFAs are lethal to some of the most notorious disease-inducing microorganisms in existence.  [...]