Planning ahead for a healthy baby

In 2013, I had a thiamin deficiency. Not my proudest moment as a functional nutritionist, but hey, I relearned something I didn’t think would affect me. At the height of my green juicing habit, I was consuming lots of blueberries and LOTS of kale. I love kale; in my smoothie …

Getting your greens on

Greens are the most overlooked, under eaten and nutrient packed foods. Leafy greens contain many antioxidants, folic acid and the most not talked about molecule, the methyl group. This small combo of carbon and hydrogen is the driver of detoxification. ¬†And what’s the big deal with all this detoxification? Well, …

Can you eat sunscreen?

    We are all familiar with the sting of sunburn, but did you know that UV radiation, affects the immune system? Ultraviolet radiation, especially UVB, creates inflammation which leads to reactive oxygen species, which most of us know as free radicals. These free radicals play a central role in …