Why you need healthy fats in your diet Healthy fats play a vital role in controlling body weight by reducing appetite, providing long lasting energy, and making food taste great. They are also crucial for healthy blood sugar levels because fat slows the absorption of sugar. Healthy fats, including saturated fats, are required for optimum […]
Why supplement your diet? In the early 1930s, a dentist named Weston A. Price (1870-1948) traveled the globe to study the health of populations untouched by western civilization. Price studied groups including Swiss, Gaelic from the Outer Hebrides, native peoples of North and South America, Melanesian and Polynesian South Sea Islanders, African tribes, Australian Aborigines […]
If it’s prepared with nourishing whole foods, something as simple as packing a lunch everyday can make a substantial change in your health. We all want to be healthier, but let’s face it, for most of us, “if it ain’t easy, we ain’t doin’ it.” We’ve been well trained, I like to say “domesticated”, by the food […]
This is a recipe we recently tried from the HEAL YOUR GUT cookbook by Hilary Boynton and Mary G. Bracket. I love this cookbook and recommend it to all my GAPS clients. It’s an excellent resource whether you’re on the GAPS diet or not. The basic bread recipe in the GAPS book by Dr. McBride […]
What is the best option for replacing your lost water and electrolytes? The popular commercial option is Gatorade. In reality, coconut water is a far better alternative and I’ll explain why.
For years, I stressed about healthcare. In my little, rural town, gynecologists are known to come and go more quickly than the weather changes here in Maine. Each year, I’d see someone different, and I’d dread that yearly visit. A few years ago, a lady who worked with my husband suggested to him that I […]
The appearance of your skin is intimately connected to your self-confidence and self-esteem. It is a reflection of your health both inside and out. In this post you’ll learn how you can help your body build healthy and radiant skin. I recommend a three step plan for restoring your skin, regardless of age: Reduce Damage […]
Watch this short video if you are struggling with weight gain, high blood sugar, elevated blood pressure, or high cholesterol.