Vitamin N: Nature

Vitamin N: Nature

You guys, I’m melting… Let me first say that here, in the fall of 2020, it’s time we start recording and loudly celebrating our wins. Hopefully, that’s something you’ve been doing all along, but in case it’s not - it’s time to pad that scorecard and complete a full-spirited happy dance for each and every little victory from now until…
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Survival Mode: 2019

Survival Mode: 2019

I’m back, baby. 2019 hasn’t been what I planned. Remember back to December when I was focused on choosing a word for the upcoming year? I chose “balance.” Honestly, “chaos” fits WAY better at this point!  But, we all have those days, months, and (sometimes) years, right? I could never guess that my new job at the time would no…
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Flying with Food Allergies

Flying with Food Allergies

Traveling with food allergies is not for the faint of heart. We've all heard some of the horrific stories about the lack of education and compassion many in the airline industry demonstrate when it comes to food allergy. With no set standards across the industry and behavior dependent on individual personnel, flying can trigger anxiety and fear in even the…
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Food Allergy FAQ

Food Allergy FAQ

Food Allergies: Frequently Asked Questions By now, most everyone knows my story and understands my passion for supporting people who manage food allergies. Whether you're newly-diagnosed, an adult, child, or family dealing with food restrictions, integrative support is key. I find that, aside from needing acute support in meal planning with new restrictions, many of my clients have the same questions…
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Nutrition for the Aging Brain

Nutrition for the Aging Brain

Who's Afraid of the Aging Brain?I think we all are! We are living longer, caring for our aging family members, and hearing reports of age-related dementia and neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's on a daily basis. Of course we're frightened!The good news is that we're learning more and more about the science behind the aging brain. These insights are…
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Enough Sleep: Why Is It Such a Struggle?

Enough Sleep: Why Is It Such a Struggle?

Is there anything more coveted than a good night’s sleep? I think not!   We all know that sleep is vital to good health, but why? It may surprise you to learn that scientists actually don't know why our bodies need sleep, though they have a few theories.  Some believe that inactivity during the dark helped to ensure survival and…
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