Healthy Holidays

The holiday season can be a difficult time for those who want to maintain a healthful lifestyle.  Numerous parties, bountiful feasts, so many well-deserved celebrations, each of these can also an opportunity to overindulge.  Food plays such a large part in our festivities that it can be easy to lose your intention amidst the chocolate and cakes and schnapps.  There are a few simple recommendations, however, that can help keep the holidays healthy without sacrificing the yumminess!

Breakfast

This is perhaps my favorite recommendation. Are you ready?

Eat pumpkin pie for breakfast.

Yes, you read that correctly! It’s your childhood dream come true. Limit your selection to one to two slices, remembering that portion sizes matter. At the end of the article, you’ll find my personal Paleo pie recipe, showcasing the same decadent flavor you crave with healthier ingredients.

Lunch

Lunch is the [...]

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The Role of Supplements in Healthy Living

Despite the efforts in the organic community, our food supply has fewer nutrients than 100 or even 50 years ago. The transition to industrial food production drastically altered our soil and water supply, stripping them of the life giving nutrients that nourished generations before us. As a result, the presence of key micro nutrients is much diminished.

Without access to nutrient-rich soil and clean water, our food supply suffers.

While we can now obtain foods that are free from toxic chemicals and pesticides, I am afraid that not even the best organic practices will give us back the quality soil and water we had 100 years ago. This means that the we may not get all of the necessary nutrients at each meal.

This is where supplements can fill the gap.

Tailoring Supplements to Meet Your Needs

For the majority of healthy individuals [...]

By |November 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment|