Alzheimer’s Disease: Type 3 Diabetes?

A high carbohydrate diet could be a major driver of cognitive decline. Lunch Hour Lesson #43 Recently one of my close family members was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, and it got me thinking about the different research on the subject that I have been...

Nettle Infusions: Minerals for Leg Cramps and More

Whole foods that are rich in minerals are often more effective than isolated mineral supplements. Lunch Hour Lesson #42 Today I want to talk about a food that is one of the best sources of balanced minerals and trace minerals that you can find. It is called nettle...

Organic Mattresses and Bedding

Sleeping on natural fibers is better for you and the environment. Lunch Hour Lesson #41 Guess what? The word “organic” doesn’t just relate to food! There are other agricultural products that we come into contact with, namely textiles, that can also...

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...