Health Food Corner: Is Gluten Bad For You?

When looking to lose weight, one of the first things people do is look for something to cut out. It used to be fat, then carbs, then sugar. It's sort of back to carbs again and gluten is one of the things that has come up as the catalyst of all inflammation and weight problems [...]

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Cortisol is Wreaking Havoc on Your Health–Here’s How to Fix It.

Are you feeling stressed today? Take a second here and pause--check your shoulders for tension, see if your jaw is clenched, take a nice deep breath....in......and.......out. Phew. Stress is something that most of us deal with on a daily basis. Sometimes it's good; having a healthy amount of stress pushes us to do our best [...]

What the Diet Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know About Cellulite

With summer fast approaching, I have had more and more conversations with people who are dreading swimsuit season. One of the top fears I hear is about cellulite--everyone wants to know how to make it disappear and everyone is scared of others knowing they have it. Cellulite is a tough topic because we have been [...]

The Case for Hiking as the Ultimate Workout for Mental and Physical Health

This past weekend I went on a quick getaway to North Carolina to reset. It was a much needed chance to regroup, plan for the months ahead, connect with my husband, Chris, and enjoy a LOT of really good food and really good hiking. Definitely more food than hiking, but sometimes balance means leaning a [...]