Not Your Ordinary Frittata

So, if you are cooking eggs, you may get tired of the same old scrambled option. Maybe you like quiche but what about if you have some food sensitivity to gluten? Enter the Frittata. If you’ve never eaten a frittata before, be prepared to enter a world of endless options (can you tell that I like eggs?). With a history with roots that date as far back as from Mesapotamia, the variations are endless. Today… Read More

Why Polyphenols?

Considering that virtually nothing was written about the health benefits of polyphenols before 1995, it continues to amaze me the amount of health benefits this group of nutrients generates. This is primarily due to our growing understanding of how these phytochemicals interact with the most primitive parts of our immune system that have been conserved through millions of years of evolution. Three new studies add to this growing knowledge. In the January 2011 issue of… Read More

30 Days to Whole Health

Give yourself 30 days to detox from everything toxic, from foods to thoughts. If you happen to choose something not on the list just start again. Don’t worry about going off track. Just get back on it. This is not about losing weight it is about life changing habits, about learning about your needs, tools that will help keep you on track, tips to incorporate daily. Informational meeting on Wednesday, April 9th at 7:30PM, each… Read More

Why Carbohydrates Matter

Carbohydrates Matter In September 2002, the National Academies Institute of Medicine recommended that people focus on getting more good carbs with fiber into their diet. The following statements are based on information given in the report: To meet the body’s daily nutritional needs while minimizing risk for chronic disease, adults should get 45% to 65% of their calories from carbohydrates, 20% to 35% from fat, and 10% to 35% from protein. There is only one… Read More

Let’s Talk Recovery

What is Recovery and why do we need to do recovery work? These are two very important questions that need to be discussed and looked at. First let’s define Recovery. Recovery is what we do to sustain mental, emotional and physical balance in our daily lives. We need to fuel and hydrate the body, we need to rest the body, and we need to stretch and allow the body to repair. Our bodies are under… Read More