Why All the Fuss about Water?

Posted on October 8th, 2014

How many times have you been told to drink more water? As a nutritionist I often question people about how much and what kind of liquid they are drinking, and encourage them to drink a bit more. Other factors to consider, and just as important as how much you drink, is when you drink and the quality of your drinking water. Read more…

What’s in your goop?

Posted on August 7th, 2014

Our latest blog post features a special submission from Barb Bates, who is a certified oncology esthetician, certified esthetician and certified post mastectomy bra fitter. Read more…

5 Tips for Healthier BBQing This Summer

Posted on July 22nd, 2014

There are some nasty chemicals produced when we grill meats, especially fatty meats. Known carcinogens, heterocyclic amines (HCAs) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons are formed when meat is cooked over high heat on an open flame. The good news is, there are ways to dramatically reduce the amount of HCAs and PAHs formed when cooking. (Barbecue image: Jeroen Kransen) Read more…

Agua to agua

Posted on July 2nd, 2014

Proper hydration is a way to stay cool in the heat, but being properly hydrated all year is essential for the movement of nutrients, wastes, and toxins through our being. Read more…