Tips to make it through the sugar season!

Tips on how to reduce the effects of sugary treats during the holidays. They include eating a balanced diet, exercising, and supporting the beneficial bacteria in your gut.

Ketogenic diet: not just for weight loss!

Ketosis is a physical state where your body is burning fat to use as energy. Fat is not our bodies’ preferred fuel; glucose (a type of sugar) holds this title. In our typical American diet we are able to keep our glucose-burning, intracellular machinery stocked so our bodies may not be used to burning our fat […]

Food Sensitivities, Allergens & Inflammation

Inflammation - Symptoms of food allergy

Inflammation is arguably one of the largest instigators of weight gain, inability to lose weight, and several digestive issues, among other health issues. Let’s look at two specific causes of inflammation: food sensitivities and allergens. It’s important to understand the similarities and differences between the two terms, because, while food allergy and food sensitivity are […]