Until the last few years you might have gone to the doctor with complaints of bloating, gas, constipation or diarrhea and your doctor might have given you a diagnosis of IBS, AKA Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Unfortunately, this was just a possible “code” for “I’m not really sure what is going on with your gut.” Nowadays […]
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You just signed up for a new gym membership and finished your first boxing class. As you’re putting away your equipment, you can’t help but overhear a group of women talking about juicing and smoothies! As they continue the conversation about kale and ginger you ask yourself there two questions: Are juicing and smoothies really […]
I must hear this question at least 3 times a week and tonight Cousin Cam from Canada emailed me asking “is juicing healthy?” so I thought it time for a blog. Simply put – NO! Whole fruits and vegetables are healthy – they provide fiber, vitamins, minerals and nutrients called phytochemicals, which cannot be duplicated […]
I was not fond of broccoli growing up and it was not in vogue in the 60’s anyway. After becoming an RD and hearing about the virtues of cruciferous vegetables I still held off on eating the “crowns.” Then something changed. Not only did I realize how to make broccoli taste better but more importantly […]