Written by Alexandria DeVito, MS: Alexandria is a functional nutritionist, Eating Psychology Coach, yoga teacher and personal trainer. With a background in nutrition and fitness, she brings the best of both disciplines to help clients address any areas they may want to optimize in their lives (e.g., increasing energy levels, relieving digestive distress, losing or…Details
If you can’t buy organic produce, we would still encourage you to buy non-organic fruits and vegetables and enjoy a full array of different types.Details
Nutrigenomics is a growing area of functional medicine and nutrition, and part of the ongoing movement towards increasing personalization of healthcare. Nutrigenomics can play an important role in uncovering metabolic barriers that may be driving symptoms, or risk factors for certain diseases, that may be addressed through diet and lifestyle.Details
Reality TVs Biggest Losers Fail to Maintain Weight Loss. Here’s Why.Details
Got cravings? Have food cravings ever left you feeling powerless? Like the time you ate a big bowl of ice cream or a piece of chocolate cake only to feel guilty about it for the rest of the day? Well, go easy on yourself – there may be a good reason why you caved in, and it has nothing to do with willpower.Details
After podcasting with Dr. David Ludwig, I had a few more questions and shot him a couple of emails. I appreciate his thoughtful responses. Here’s what he had to say about calorie counting, ketosis, ideal insulin levels and weight loss resistance. — Kara Fitzgerald.Details
Organochlorines can be regularly detected in our population and environment and they are directly toxic to the brain even at low levels of exposure.Details
Do you ever get a tingling, itchy, or scratchy tongue or throat after eating certain raw fruits, vegetables, nuts, or seeds? You aren’t alone. In fact, there’s actually a term for this: oral allergy syndrome (OAS).Details
Sleep. We all need it.
But according to the National Sleep Foundation, 35% of Americans regularly report they don’t get a good night’s sleep. NSP reported that as many as 60% of people report having trouble sleeping a few nights a week or more.
Unfortunately, it may be more than just an inconvenience. We’ve all experienced sleep deprivation detrimental effect on mental and physical performance. This is a significant contributing factor to motor vehicle and work-related accidents resulting in injuries or death.Details
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