Sugar and sleep: My hubby’s story

Sugar and sleep: My hubby’s story

September 02, 2020

Have you ever been awakened in the middle of the night, feeling wide awake and unable to go back to sleep having racing thoughts or feeling agitated and anxious? There is a reason for this. My hubby found out first hand what it’s like to have blood sugar dysregulation in the middle of the night.

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7 Tools that Helped me Decrease Stress and Anxiety

7 Tools that Helped me Decrease Stress and Anxiety

August 07, 2020

In this article I discuss a summary of the stress management techniques that have helped me on my road to recovery from chronic stress and adrenal dysfunction.
If this topic is of interest to you, keep reading until the end, where I discuss 7 specific techniques and tools to help you deal with chronic stress and anxiety.

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3 Steps to Heal from Adrenal Fatigue

3 Steps to Heal from Adrenal Fatigue

July 25, 2020

Feeling tired and stressed all the time, not able to catch up on lost sleep, “crashing” on the couch at night after dinner and constantly feeling overwhelmed and out of energy could be red flags for a condition called “adrenal fatigue”. 

Although conventional medicine does not recognize this as a medical condition, millions of Americans experience the above symptoms and continue to struggle with a condition that leaves them unsupported and lost. 

The good news is that this condition is treatable and reversible. Let’s take a look at what you can do to reclaim your life. 

If this is of interest to you be sure to read ‘til the end...

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10 Ways to Prepare for Your Next Doctor Visit

10 Ways to Prepare for Your Next Doctor Visit

July 15, 2020

The last time I took my mother to see her doctor she confessed to me she was so nervous she had forgotten what she was supposed to ask in the first place. She’s a retired nurse and even she gets nervous! What about you? Do you get anxious when you go see your doctor?

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5 Ways to Balance blood sugar and never have to diet again

5 Ways to Balance blood sugar and never have to diet again

July 07, 2020

Trying to decrease sugar in your diet seems like a daunting task when you don’t know where to start. It’s easy to get overwhelmed because sugar is found in so many foods. 

The objective is to a eat whole food diet that has easy-to-digest foods that include a protein source (meat, poultry, fish, beans, nuts/seeds or organic non-GMO tofu), fiber (lots of veggies) and some healthy fat to help delay the release of natural sugar from the rest of the food into the bloodstream. Remember, the key here is to delay the release of sugar into the blood. 

These are 5 simple steps to help you feel prepared and in control of your weekly meals:

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The Surprising Reason You Feel Fatigue and Can’t Lose Weight

The Surprising Reason You Feel Fatigue and Can’t Lose Weight

June 29, 2020

Insulin is a fat storage hormone. It makes you fat, tired and hungry! In this article, I’ll show you how to normalize your blood sugar levels and how to regain your energy and your life back.

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Do you get “hangry” when you skip a meal?

Do you get “hangry” when you skip a meal?

June 22, 2020

Do you get cranky when you skip meals? My client Susan was snapping at people at work and she felt irritable, dizzy and fatigued when she didn’t eat. She thought this was normal; after all, her mother and grandfather had the same condition. Her solution? Eat sugar-containing food every couple of hours and to make sure she had food with her at all times. This wasn’t working...

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What Should I Eat? A Complete Guide

What Should I Eat? A Complete Guide

May 24, 2020

The most commonly asked question I get as a nutritionist is “What should I eat?” Most people want to improve their diet because they want to lose weight.


What if I told you that even though you need to lose weight, your primary focus should not be on losing weight but on gaining health, and that weight loss will occur as a natural byproduct of this transformation? What if you could stop counting calories, measuring foods, and depriving yourself of enjoyment at mealtimes? What if you could achieve your goal of losing weight without the hunger and drudgery of yet another diet? Read on.

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This Matters More Than You Think...

This Matters More Than You Think...

May 23, 2020

Hi there!

When asked, most people think they eat a “pretty clean diet”, but what does that mean? Due to many factors beyond our awareness, I think that we’ve lost track of what constitutes a clean diet in America. You may be surprised to learn that much of the “normal” food options available today do not remotely resemble the food your grandparents grew up eating.

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10 Tips for Eating Healthy While Traveling

10 Tips for Eating Healthy While Traveling

February 04, 2020 1 Comment

Eating while on vacation doesn't have to stop you from enjoying your vacation. Follow these tips to be able to eat healthy foods while you travel

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The Truth about Detoxing - 4 Biggest Myths Debunked

The Truth about Detoxing - 4 Biggest Myths Debunked

January 07, 2020

Thanks to much of what we hear in the media, detoxing has earned a reputation for being unhealthy and even unsafe. When you hear the word “detox,” do you immediately think of all-liquid diets, expensive supplements and short-term deprivation for short-term gains?

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Ten Ways to Improve Bone Health and Prevent Osteoporosis

Ten Ways to Improve Bone Health and Prevent Osteoporosis

December 27, 2019

Making changes in your lifestyle after a diagnosis of osteoporosis may seem like a tall order. Epigenetics shows us that our environment plays a key role in the development and expression of our genes. Shifting environmental factors like diet, exercise, stress management and replenishing nutrient deficiencies may just be the key to restoring bone health. Here we discuss ten ways you can shift the "terrain" to prevent and treat osteoporosis.

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