Food Allergy

Food allergies and intolerances are on the rise. If you’re the parent or grandparent of a school-aged child then you know well the many dietary restrictions schools impose to safeguard their students from severe allergic food reactions. No more peanut butter and jelly sandwiches! However, children aren’t the only ones suffering from increased rates of Read More →

Find the right diet for you.

A new year is upon us and with that many of us are taking stock and re-assessing aspects of our lives, especially our diets! Even if you aren’t into the New Year’s resolution thing, you may still be thinking about how you might improve your health this year. This kind of thinking typically results in promises to Read More →

  Understanding inflammation allows you to influence your health positively by making informed lifestyle choices. And while you hear the term inflammation often enough, there’s still a lot of confusion about what it actually is. Unfortunately, what you don’t know could be hurting your health.   Inflammation: A Normal Body Process It might surprise you to Read More →

  What are Powerhouse Vegetables? Powerhouse vegetables (and fruits) are strongly associated with a decrease in chronic disease risks but until recently, no studies had been conducted to determine which vegetables and fruits qualified as powerhouses. In a 2014 scientific article, author Jennifer De Noia, Ph.D. ranked 47 fruits and vegetables based upon their nutrient Read More →