What Sugars to Use… if any?
    February 10, 2012
    What Sugars to Use… if any?

    The Art of Eating … Indulging our sensors  – smelling our foods, seeing our foods and tasting our food -- make the whole eating experience (including digestion) into a powerful way to embrace our…

    Sugar in the body… doesn’t look so good
    February 9, 2012
    Sugar in the body… doesn’t look so good

    Although our taste buds may enjoy the indulgent of sugar, the rest of our bodies suffers as most to all nutrients are destroyed. No nutrients means no nourishment for the body, however, the worse crim…

    Curious about Glycemic Load and Index?
    February 8, 2012
    Curious about Glycemic Load and Index?

    I have written about glycemic index and load in the past but thought I would touch on it again…. The glycemic load is a ranking system for carbohydrate content in food portions. The glycemic index (…

    Carbohydrates Basics: What they are,and what they do in the body
    February 7, 2012
    Carbohydrates Basics: What they are,and what they do in the body

    It’s important to learn the basics of food chemistry. It is empowering to bring this awareness into light, however, I realize that it can be a tad overwhelming so my hopes are to provide you with th…

    Sugar Sweetness: Maybe not so Sweet
    February 6, 2012
    Sugar Sweetness: Maybe not so Sweet

    Sugar... we all love its’ delicious sweetness it offers to our foods but do we need to be concerned about the effects it has on our body? Well, yes, we do. The bottom line about sugar and really, to…

    Children and Stress
    December 14, 2011
    Children and Stress

    Kids lead a stressful life. When babies, they are constantly learning – crawling, walking, talking – and as they become older, they are taking tests, dealing with everyday social issues and the em…

    Spring Health Clean: Part 5
    May 20, 2011
    Spring Health Clean: Part 5

    Bringing the green indoors Not only do houseplants bring both beauty and peace in our homes and they are able to break down these toxins by breathing in carbon dioxide and churning out oxygen thus mak…

    Spring Health Clean: Part 4
    May 19, 2011
    Spring Health Clean: Part 4

    Greening your household cleaners It’s time to get under your kitchen sink (or wherever you keep those cleaning products) and take some notice to the cleaning products you are using. Take a moment to…

    Spring Health Clean: Part 3
    May 18, 2011
    Spring Health Clean: Part 3

    The Spring is the perfect time to optimize your liver function. The liver works hard in our body and has a major role in metabolism - detoxifying, making bile, hormone production to name only a few. N…

    Spring Health Clean: Part 2
    May 17, 2011
    Spring Health Clean: Part 2

    What is an emunctory? An emunctory is an organ or duct that removes or carries waste from the body. Emunctories allow the body to cleanse out the unwanted wastes (carbon dioxide, toxins, cholesterol)…

    Spring Health Clean: Part 1
    May 16, 2011
    Spring Health Clean: Part 1

    The first stop in helping our bodies get clean is … you guessed it, FOOD. Today, we will talk about the importance of coloring our plate, organic foods, toxins in our foods, and washing our produce.…