Six Foundations for Good Health

Improving your Foundations of good health can prevent or resolve unwanted negative health Consequences. Lunch Hour Lesson #46 Alongside my private nutrition practice, I also work for the Nutritional Therapy Association as an instructor of their NTP certification...

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...

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...

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...

Inflammatory Vegetable Oils

Industrial vegetable oils are difficult to process and not "heart healthy". Lunch Hour Lesson #34 Inflammation is a big buzz word these days. It has been shown to be the primary driver of the majority of chronic illness. A stressful lifestyle causes inflammation in...

Vitamin D Confusion

Don't supplement without knowing what you need. Lunch Hour Lesson #31 A couple weeks ago I talked about getting outside and breathing, and earthing. It was a fun subject to talk about, mostly because it is so simple. Just go outside and breathe – it’s all...