August 21, 2014

Got Gout?

What the heck is gout? Well, if you are one of the 3 million Americans who suffer from this disease, you know exactly what it is: painful!  Gout is actually a form of arthritis that affects more men than women (although you ladies are more susceptible after menopause). Gout symptoms include severe, burning pain at the joints, which may appear red and swollen, particularly at the base of the big … [Read more...]

Tired all the time?

Do you frequently feel tired, get tingly feelings in your hands and feet, have difficulty remembering things, and do people remark to you that you look pale? You may be suffering from anemia, a blood disorder that can occur for a variety of reasons, such as chronic disease, genetic disorder, pregnancy, cancer treatments, certain medications, viral infections, and vitamin deficiencies. A simple … [Read more...]

Top 10 Foods You Should Eat (Everday).

I keep on seeing these articles about “Ten Foods You Should Never Eat”, or “Ten Worst Foods”, or “Top 10 Nastiest Nibbles”. You get my point.  And I’ve been thinking, hmmm…we always are telling people what they SHOULDN’T eat, but what about a top ten of what they SHOULD eat?  So here is my Top Ten Foods You Should Try to Eat Often: Blueberries - Packed full of anthocyanins and phenolics … [Read more...]

This Winter, Eat Your Way to Healthier Skin!

What is the first thing people notice about a person?  Some would say eyes, or a smile, while many others agree the first thing they notice is skin.  Clear, blemish-free, radiant skin is an indicator of good health and what we as humans deem attractive.  So how does one get good skin? There are thousands of skin care products on the market, where does one begin? Well, this nutritionist will tell … [Read more...]

My Top 10 Foods

I keep on seeing these articles about “Ten Foods You Should Never Eat”, or “Ten Worst Foods”, or “Top 10 Nastiest Nibbles”. You get my point.  Anyway, during a nutritional counseling session recently one of my clients asked me, (clearly exasperated after we reviewed some foods she should be avoiding due to her recent diabetes diagnosis, coupled with current high blood pressure and high … [Read more...]