Integrative Nutrition

The Role of Health Coaches

Have you ever thought about why rates of cancer, heart disease, and other illnesses continue to rise, despite increasing healthcare costs? We tend to normalize illness based on how widespread it is in the United States, but illness is not the normal state of our bodies. Read More

Karen

Is Cooking Oil Obscure in a Healthy Kitchen?

Fat is essential to our well-being and is one of the three macronutrients needed by our body and our control center, the brain. The fats from whole foods provide a balance of omega essential fatty acids such as 3, 6 and 9. When we cook with oil, we are using a food fragment that may disrupt that balance which our unique systems require. What is a good ratio of omega 3, 6 and 9? No one knows for sure but a disproportionately high level of omega 6 could lead to inflammation. Omega 3 and 9 naturally occur in lower amounts in the human diet. Read More

Integrative Nutrition

Take the Breakfast Experiment

In the world of modern nutrition, almost everyone is on one diet or another, and people dwell on fats, proteins, and lists of “good” and “bad” foods. Low fat, low carb, Paleo, vegan, Atkins…. Read More