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26 April 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Why GAPS?

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Because we can heal.  Because medications squelch symptoms which are warning signs that something isn’t working right.  Because we don’t have to live with IBS, colitis and Crohns, ulcers and digestive problems, joint pain and skin problems, depression and anxiety, constipation and diarrhea.  We can heal and seal our guts, rebalance our microbiome, and live […]

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17 July 2014 ~ 0 Comments

What to do with all those summer veggies – STIR FRY

Do you have a CSA share (community supported agriculture)? Are you growing your own veggies and want to use as much as you can while they’re fresh? I’m doing both so it’s the season to get creative. For those of us with CSAs, you probably know what it’s like to get a vegetable you’ve never […]

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31 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Why are we fat?

This post is dedicated to that amazing group from Unity of Muskegon who meet for Let’s Talk Wellness and are making positive changes toward better health every day. I am SO proud of you all! Last year as I ended our second year of monthly meetings at Unity on wellness, I asked what people wanted […]

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28 September 2012 ~ 4 Comments

What’s with the Coconut Oil?

This is the first in a 2 part series on consuming coconut oil and coconut products. While this article addresses the “why?” the next article will be the “how”. One of the primary things I suggest for my clients (and family and friends) to consider is adding coconut oil into their lifestyle. The reason is […]

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06 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

What We’ve Learned from Traditional Diets

Our standard American diet is sad; sad because its consumption is making us sick. Rates of cancer, diabetes and heart disease, as well as obscure diseases and behavioral problems in children are higher than ever. Theories of healthy nutrition come and go, which only adds to the confusion about what we should eat to be […]

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03 April 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Rethinking the Food Pyramid…

Did you know that after the USDA released the Food Pyramid in 1992 the rate of obesity skyrocketed? That’s what happens when you encourage people to consume 6-11 servings a day of grain products without mention of product quality. And yes, there was a major link to the grain lobby. At the same time, the […]

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