HOW TO SUPPORT YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM DURING COVID-19

HOW TO SUPPORT YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM DURING COVID-19

Let Food Be Your Medicine! Eat nutrient-dense real food. Death from infections is often not due to the infection itself but the body’s inability to fight it. Since more than 90% of Americans are deficient in one or more nutrients, we all need to focus on improving the quality of ... Read More
INTERMITTENT FASTING

INTERMITTENT FASTING

What is Fasting? Fasting is VOLUNTARILY withholding food for spiritual, health, therapeutic or other reasons. Used by all cultures for centuries - Break "fast" - it is nothing new Alternating between periods of fasting and eating Powerful TOOL that allows the body to use stored blood sugar & body fat ... Read More
"THERE IS NOTHING MORE WE CAN DO"

“THERE IS NOTHING MORE WE CAN DO”

My Mom's Story "You've got 6-12 months to live" "We can offer you chemotherapy, which might allow you to live a few months longer, or you can choose Hospice". This is what we heard from the oncologist as my mother and I sat in her office reviewing the 2 options ... Read More
EMOTIONAL EATING, BRAIN FOG, AND ABUSE

EMOTIONAL EATING, BRAIN FOG, AND ABUSE

Like most compassionate people-pleasing nurse types, I generally keep my thoughts and emotions to myself, hidden, safe in isolation. It's easier to focus and distract myself by taking care of others - patients, kids, pets, family and friends. However, I have come to a place where I believe sharing my ... Read More
LCIF IN DISORDERED EATING

LCIF IN DISORDERED EATING

There are experts out there - nutritionists, physicians, concerned citizens - that say a low carb and intermittent fasting (LCIF) approach should not be used as a tool for people with a history eating disorders. I say those people giving that advise have never had an eating disorder themselves. When ... Read More
HOW LOW DO I GO?

HOW LOW DO I GO?

HOW MANY CARBOHYDRATES SHOULD I EAT? Ketogenic < 30g/day Low Carb 30-50 g/day Reduced 50-120g/day How many carbohydrates to eat depends on your current level of health, activity level and weight loss goals. Currently those eating the typical Standard American Diet are eating somewhere between 200-300 grams of carbohydrates a ... Read More