Recent Stories

As we close out heart health awareness month, I wanted to share one of my favorite quick dinner ideas for Salmon in Parchment. Wild salmon is loaded with a good ratio of omega 3 fatty acids, a good portion of protein and is high in B vitamins and potassium. It also contains Astaxanthin, whic…

Heart disease is still the leading cause of death in the United States and globally killed 18.6 million in 2019. There are many co-factors that come into play in the development of cardiovascular-related diseases, from one’s lifestyle and diet to their genetic susceptibility. 

February has been named heart health month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US and has been for many years. Globally, it accounted for 18.6 million deaths in 2019. Contributing factors are a poor diet consisting of highly processed, low fiber foods, obesity, stress and phy…

Consuming omega-3 fatty acids, particularly the long-chain omega-3s found in fish and seafood, has been associated with significant health benefits, such as reducing cardiovascular disease risk. However, recent national surveys have shown that adults in the United States are consuming signif…

Every day I review clients’ food journals and see that most people skip breakfast or eat a bar or drink coffee and most of the time they eat fairly decent dinners, but lunch seems to be an afterthought or not a thought at all. Some skip over it at work and mindlessly snack all afternoon. Som…

Tis the greatest season of all, the holidays are here and this can mean a lot of things. More family, more food, more time spent indoors and an expanding waistline. There’s got to be something better than crunching on carrot sticks while everyone you love eats that pecan pie. But I wonder, c…

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in some foods, added to others, and available as a dietary supplement. While diet can be a source of vitamin D, exposure to sunlight for about 10 minutes a day produces a healthy level of vitamin D. However, many people do not get …

As we ease into fall, you don’t have to ditch those cooling summer salads yet. Adding warming, grounding fall squash and spiced pecans can bring you the warmth and nutrients you need. I love this dressing because it’s light, flavorful and nourishing with fresh ginger, which also support immu…

Every fall, one of the first things I make to support my immune health is make a fresh batch of elderberry syrup. Elderberry has been used for thousands of years to support cold and flu symptoms. Elderberries naturally contain vitamins A, B, and C and stimulate the immune system. Israeli res…