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This article has been a long time coming.  Because I’ve struggled with what exactly to say. How much do I share? Does anyone really care? At times, when I thought about writing it, I was embarrassed and ashamed that with ALL the training and knowledge I have, that I was even in this position…(Read More)

It seems like it’s an epidemic, and you hear about Postpartum Depression (PPD) more and more often these days.  Recently, in my Facebook news feed, was a story of a young mother who recently took her own life as a result of PPD.   I know a lot of new moms, and…(Read More)

This week we have a guest blog of sorts.  I didn’t actually do the interview but it came across my desk (thanks Leigh!) and I think it’s worth sharing. I’ve been following Dr. Alessio Fasano for years.  I lovingly call him the Celiac God.  He has well over 200…(Read More)

Nutrition isn’t the first treatment that comes to mind anymore.  But it should be. Medications and surgery are now front-line therapy.  But, if (poor) diet, (lack of) physical activity, (too much) stress, etc. are the initiators of chronic disease, how do we think we are ‘fixing’ them with pharmaceutical drugs?&nbsp…(Read More)

Me, In the News!

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It was a big media month for me!  I did 2 segments on KTVQ – our local news channel.  And, I was the ‘expert’ of the month with The Gluten Free Life Coach! Listen in! KTVQ-2 on food and its relationship to chronic disease KTVQ-2 on food and label reading – why its so frustrating…(Read More)

So, why detoxify?  Is it really science-based or just a bunch of hoo-ha? Illness used to be more external.  Meaning, microorganisms were a common cause of illness.  We didn’t have heart disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, or Alzheimer’s all that long ago.  Back in…(Read More)

*This is part 1 of a 3 part article series on Leaky Gut. For part 2, click here. For part 3, click here.    Gastrointestinal diseases are near and dear to my heart, both as an RD and personally.  I remember drinking beer as a young person and having GI issues but I…(Read More)