Holistic Nutrition Tips

How to Enjoy Holiday Treats without Fattening Up

by in Bonnie Pfiester, Diabetes, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Kitchen Sink, Motivation, Weight Loss December 5, 2010

By Bonnie Pfiester, Fitness Trainer Everyone knows it’s easy to gain weight over the Holidays. Christmas parties and yummy treats seem to replace exercise and healthy food. Once high calorie foods are in our view it’s hard to get them out of our head. Although most people admit going off their diet this time of […]

Autism: Gluten Free?

by in Autism, Celiac Disease, Dr. Selena Eon, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Wheat Free/Gluten Free December 5, 2010

For a success story involving autism and the GFCF diet, read Jake’s Story. By Dr. Selena Eon, ND The prevalence of autistic spectrum disorders appears to be increasing, either through increased incidence or through better diagnosis. Currently, there is no known cause, and no known cure. Without a known cure, desperate families are turning to […]

The 17 Grooviest Green Foods

by in Anti-Aging, Anti-Inflammatory, Best, Constipation, Dehydration, Detox, Fruits and Veggies, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Kitchen Sink, Liver Support, Olive Oil, Raw Foods Diet, Superfoods, Weight Loss, Whole Foods Diet March 18, 2010

#1 Cabbage: Of course since we are celebrating St. Patties Day we MUST celebrate cabbage! Recently I went to an Irish Pub and ordered corned beef and cabbage, and was horrified to find out that the beef is “corned” because it is brined with corn sized pieces of salt! Hold the corned beef, but keep […]

My Basic Vitamin Program

by in American Sickcare System, Antioxidants, Anxiety, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Kitchen Cost Cutters, Kitchen Sink, Multivitamin, Pain Management, Preventative Medicine, Reader Questions, Smoking, Vitamins February 9, 2010

“What Vitamins Should I Take?” Is the most common question I get as a Naturopathic Physician. I typically believe the average person that doesn’t eat “perfectly” ie: Eats the “Basic American Diet” (BAD) of white refined, processed foods Doesn’t consume 5-9 servings of fruits and veggies daily Eats Fast Food several times a week

The Tough Economic Times Diet

by in Diets, Fruits and Veggies, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Kitchen Cost Cutters, Kitchen Sink, Unfulfilled Consumerism, Weight Loss, Whole Foods Diet December 5, 2009

By Dr. Nicole Sundene Jay Leno joked last night that “the economy was so bad that women in LA had to resort to diet and exercise to look good.” I couldn’t help but chuckle at that one.  Because the REAL dark irony is that a whole food diet and lifestyle will help you look a […]