Sports Nutrition Athletes have unique nutrition requirements. Athletic performance and recovery are enhanced by attention to nutrition. We can help you reach and maintain optimal performance based on your age and the type of athlete you are. Long distance runners have very different needs than weight lifters and body builders. We will help you identify the
Stress Management The primary role of your adrenal glands is to produce hormones that control stress, sex hormones and neurotransmitters. These hormones and neurotransmitters regulate your metabolism and communicate with other organs, like your brain, kidneys, and reproductive system. However, chronic stress can cause your adrenal glands to release insufficient amounts of these necessary hormones and
Autoimmune Disease Autoimmune diseases are conditions where the body’s immune system attacks it’s own tissues. The incidence of autoimmune disease has tripled in the last few decades. Recent research has indicated that a disruption in the gut microbiota (collection of organisms) has been linked to autoimmune disorders. Treating autoimmune disease with proper nutrition to re-balance the gut
Salad!! Doesn’t sound very exciting, does it? Well how about if we redefine what it means. When I think of salad, yes, I think of lettuce, but that’s where my conventional thinking stops! I could eat salads every day of my life and never have the same salad twice. Take yesterday for instance, I went
I grew up watching both my parents cook. One of the greatest joys of childhood, at least mine, was to be asked to help in the kitchen!! The first task of any “sous” child is usually the peeling of the carrots, or potatoes or whatever it is that needs peeling. But why?! Why are we
By now, we should all know what NOT to eat, right? Right!! So why do we still eat it? Because it’s in almost everything that is made 😦 Why? Because it way more profitable to use HO’s (Hydrogenated Oils) than it is to use non-hydrogenated oils. Most companies care more about their profits than your
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