The “MIND” Diet Shows the Power of Food to Protect Against Alzheimer’s

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. Chances are you or someone you know has had their lives touched by this devastating disease. With an aging baby boomer population, dementia and Alzheimer’s are becoming more and more prevalent. According to Alz.org current data shows that an estimated 5.4 million Americans currently suffer from Alzheimer’s disease….

Gratitude for Your Food

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and we are reminded to give thanks for all the blessings in our lives, like friends, family, and all the fabulous food that will be set before us on Thanksgiving Day. I wonder though how often many of us pause on the other 364 days of the year and take…

What To Eat For Breakfast and Why

We’ve all heard the advice to eat breakfast because it is the most important meal of the day.  Occasionally I’ll see one article or another come out that tries to refute this and justify skipping it.  What I know personally and have seen with clients is that breakfast, whether it is skipped altogether, healthy and…

We Have the Power to Rewire Our Brains

The longer I see clients and work with them to eat healthier or lose weight or whatever nutrition or lifestyle type goal they are working toward, the more I realize it’s less about calories or grams of carbs or minutes exercised, and more about working with them to make changes in habits that last. Old…