My Top 5 Nutritional Supplements

Choose whole-food supplements for best digestion and absorption. Lunch Hour Lesson #48 In my nutrition practice, I do like to focus on food first before recommending isolated nutrient supplements. However, all of the supplements on this top 5 list are actually...

French Kids Eat Everything

Liking a variety of food is not innate - it takes education and practice. Lunch Hour Lesson #45 About 10 years ago I read a book whose author’s story really stuck with me and changed how I thought about children’s eating habits. I read it again a few years...

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...

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...

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....

Raw vs. Cooked Food for Optimal Health

A balance of raw and cooked foods will optimize digestibility and nutrient content. Lunch Hour Lesson #33 Do you have the idea that raw food is healthier? Many people do; it is a pretty easy message to sell, that raw food, with all its beneficial enzymes intact, would...