My Experience With The GAPS Diet

Therapeutic diets are powerful: always keep track of your reactions to inform your next steps. Lunch Hour Lesson #40 Back in November of 2010, I started on the path that would lead to my current profession as a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, or NTP. As it is with...

Cooking “From Scratch”

Gain more freedom in your cooking by avoiding pre-made ingredients. Lunch Hour Lesson #39 Cooking from scratch basically means using individual ingredients, rather than pre-made foods, to compile a recipe. I have a few cookbooks, but most of the recipes that I use, I...

Good Digital Hygiene

Maintain health by managing your digital devices safely. Lunch Hour Lesson #38 I know it’s a bit cliche to start with a definition, but I think it applies well in this case. Hygiene is defined as, “conditions or practices conducive to maintaining health...

Food Allergies and Autoimmune Disease: Could It Be Leaky Gut?

The small intestine is a sophisticated barrier between "self" and "non-self". Lunch Hour Lesson #37 By now you may have heard of the term “leaky gut” as the common name of a condition called intestinal hyperpermeability. Today I want to talk about what...

How to Get Back on Track with Food

Get educated to make your ideal food lifestyle stick. Lunch Hour Lesson #36 It is summer, and our schedules may be a bit different than they are the rest of the year. There are a lot of get togethers with friends and family, barbecues, vacations, you name it....