Monthly Archives: March 2022

Blue Light and Sleep

Blue light is a short wavelength light in the visible light spectrum which can be seen by the human eye. It helps establish our circadian rhythm, which is the body’s sleep and wake cycle.  It affects physiological and psychological processes such as mood, reaction time, alertness, sleep, memory, motivation, and feeling of wellbeing.The main source […]

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Craving Sugar?

Many people have cravings for sugar or just like the taste of something sweet. In fact, many clients tell me they get such a pang for sweets, they find it difficult to ignore their cravings, even if they are determined to eat healthier. Studies show that the more sugar you eat, the more you crave […]

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The Gut-Skin Connection

Gut health plays a vital role in many health conditions, including the skin. In fact, research shows that individuals with gut issues such as Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, IBD and Celiac’s Disease also have skin issues simultaneously. These  issues vary from lesions, ulcers, hair loss, acne, rosacea and psoriasis to  dermatitis. The gut-skin axis describes […]

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What is a Fermented Food?

Fermentation is the process of converting carbohydrates in food to alcohol or organic acids by using yeast or bacteria in anaerobic conditions. It has been used throughout history as a means of preservation. Examples of fermented foods include kefir, yogurt, kimchi, sauerkraut, miso, tempeh, pickles, apple cider vinegar and kombucha. Additionally, wine, beer and some […]

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Do I Need a Multivitamin?

One of the most popular supplements on the market is the multivitamin,  a pill that contains  various vitamins, minerals, and sometimes herbs. The label of a  multivitamin shows the daily value of the RDA, which is the amount the US has determined to be sufficient to meet the nutrient requirements of nearly all (97%-98%) healthy people. […]

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