Let Food Be Thy Medicine

2010-02-02T08:40:13-07:00

“Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food.”
-Hippocrates

I debated starting with that quote, as it is everywhere—on countless Nutritionists’ and Integrative Doctors’ websites, written in quotes at the bottom of email signatures, written on packages and chalkboards at the health food stores. We have heard […]

Let Food Be Thy Medicine2010-02-02T08:40:13-07:00

Spotlight: In Defense of Grains


2010-02-02T08:34:31-07:00

Gluten-containing grains, including wheat (einkorn, durum, faro, graham, kamut, semolina, spelt), barley, rye, and triticale should be avoided for those with Hashimoto’s and for some, going completely grain-free can be helpful for managing any form of autoimmunity.
But Lisa and I don’t believe that whole, gluten-free grains are categorically bad for […]

Spotlight: In Defense of Grains
2010-02-02T08:34:31-07:00

Rethinking "Healthy"

2010-02-02T08:32:14-07:00

When you hear the word “healthy” what’s the first word that comes to mind?
For most people it’s likely “diet.”
So much of our conversation about being healthy and living a healthy lifestyle has focused exclusively on food, and shifting our choices towards healthier, more nutrient dense options.
Beyond that, we’ll consider things […]

Rethinking "Healthy"2010-02-02T08:32:14-07:00

Eat Without Apology: Creating Your Recipe for a Real Life

2010-02-02T08:30:15-07:00

As a health coach, I’ve learned a lot about nutrition, including expert theories that say you “should” eat this and “shouldn’t” eat that.
As a real person, business owner, and busy mom, I’ve learned that formulas and expert advice don’t always work.
Don’t get me wrong – I’m a big believer in […]

Eat Without Apology: Creating Your Recipe for a Real Life2010-02-02T08:30:15-07:00