Month: February 2020

Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease? You’re not alone – approximately 50 million Americans have an autoimmune disorder. And while medical professionals are still determining exactly why we get autoimmune diseases, more knowledge of how these diseases are impacted by our daily habits — including nutrition — comes to Read more

Feb 26 2020

Do You Have the Guts?

Question: I hear about gut health and the microbiome. Can you explain what it is and how it impacts health? Answer: The microbiome is the collective name for all the bacteria and microorganisms living in your body. They live all over our body; however, a big concentration resides in our gut. Some types of bacteria Read more

When I was asked to write “The Anatomy of a Diet,” I wasn’t thrilled about it. In fact, my initial reaction was to simply say “no,” and then offer another idea. After all, the first three letters of “diet” spell “DIE.” But as I thought more on the topic, I had to revisit the reasons Read more