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IVthe ins + outs of IV bar therapy In a hospital setting getting an IV is a common occurrence. With the pressing need for fluids, nutrients or medications requires a trained health professional can an IV to deliver those nutrients straight into the vascular system [skipping the digestive tract]. IV’s drastically increase the rate of [ continue reading → ]

While it’s so tempting to design a set of rules for your life in January that is going to redefine how you live, it’s all too easy to fall prey to deprivation // withdrawal [and ultimately defeat]. It’s especially easy to make rules when it comes to the plate am I right? It feels safe [ continue reading → ]

I’m absolutely bursting at the seams with new inspiration and energy for what I do and who I am after just a little intentional time away. Ever experience that yourself? It helped that I was visiting my favorite country… Italy. And with each visit to Italy I’m reminded about a few critical ways to truly [ continue reading → ]

The holiday season embodies so much joy, community and nostalgia. But we know, all too well, that it also presents us with multiple opportunities to well… over indulge. Instead of building fear and angst around your pending soiree lineup, consider taking a step back to intentionally plot your course [using the roadmap below]. I guarantee [ continue reading → ]

In this culture, it seems like we use busy as a “badge of honor.” But, it turns out that the constant state of busy wreaks havoc on our stress levels which translates to the body as a “constant threat.” So here is my 3-part challenge to you… [and don’t you worry I’m working on it [ continue reading → ]

Fall is in the air. Can you smell it? While fall is by far my favorite season, I can’t help but recognize its trusty sidekicks… the cold + flu. As a functional dietitian, I look at this time of transition from summer to fall from two angles. On the traditional side, it is a time [ continue reading → ]

Right around this time of year, there is always a day where it hits… all of a sudden…. seemingly overnight… the mornings are brisker, a little darker and quieter. Sunny days still happen, but with less warmth in your bones. Fall happens to be my favorite since it is still bursting with the summer’s seasonal [ continue reading → ]

With the release of Dr. Steven Gundry’s latest book, The Plant Paradox, [and now his newest book, The Longevity Paradox] a new “villain” has emerged on the food scene. Enter, the LECTIN. WHAT ARE LECTINS? Lectins are nothing new. They are a type of protein found in the foods we eat. It is thought that [ continue reading → ]

It’s easy in our busy day-to-day lives to normalize daily bloat, brain fog, or immune suppression. We brush it off saying “tomorrow I’m sure I’ll feel better.” And before you know it, a lingering cold and irritated belly prevail. More often than not, these symptoms are “nudges” that we need to take a closer look [ continue reading → ]

CBD its being touted as the panacea of the natural medicine world. In my 20 years as a dietitian I can’t seem to remember a substance that’s gained so much popularity and widespread use. It’s being proposed as a cure-all for a wide range of conditions from arthritis to anxiety and is being used as [ continue reading → ]