Why GMO’s matter…

We are a walking experiment for the food industry. From the time I graduated with my degree in nutrition to now, I have seen the food industry ‘advances’ come and go and what has always remained, is whole food by Mother Nature as the single best option for health. Zero …

Controlling your inner screaming toddler

Ever wonder where cravings come from? Or question why you ate that cake in the afternoon, or drank an extra glass of wine and ordered dessert at dinner? Then you have met your screaming toddler, also known as the reward center of the brain. When this reward center is over …

Obesity: diet drugs or DIY?

Two new diet drugs recently recieved FDA approval, Belviq and Quenesta.  Being that 60% of the U.S. population are overweight or obese, it stands to reason there are a few people pretty happy about this.  But what many fail to realize is that obesity, diabetes, heart disease and even some cancers are LIFESTYLE diseases, …

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 …