Ella LOVES Halloween and LOVES to have a Halloween party for her friends in third grade. Last year for our Halloween party we created spooky activities for the kids: stick your hand in a bowl of "eyeballs" (grapes) to reach a treasure, eat a piece of jello in the shape of a brain, and […]
Now that you and your kids been practicing the ways to keep your blood sugar balanced, and avoiding foods allergens, all summer, are you wondering how to keep it up during the school year? I suggest working together with your kids, teaching them about how their bodies work and what their bodies need to feel […]
Glucose up, glucose down. Dr. Doni Wilson explains how blood sugar fluctuations put stress on the body and make you not feel your best.
Are you tired all the time, awake late at night, or waking throughout the night? Do you have cold hands and feet, lightheadedness, fainting, brain fog, headaches, allergies, frequent infections, low thyroid function, menstrual irregularities, blurry vision or cravings for sugar? Are you overwhelmed, worrying-all-the-time, or feeling shaky and irritable between meals, to name a […]
Yes, balancing blood sugar levels (click here for my tips) and keeping sugar to a minimum are important for optimal health. And…when your blood sugar levels are balanced, it is easier for your body to recover from a little Valentine’s Day treat! A couple of my tricks are to eat only a bite or two […]
Sure it makes sense that not getting enough sleep can lead to fatigue, irritability, and even lower immune function, but what does sleep have to do with your heart? A recent study published in the European Heart Journal showed that getting less then 6 hours of sleep per night (or disrupted sleep) can increase your […]
I admit, frozen blueberries are the only fruit I eat. I know it may come as quite a surprise that a naturopathic doctor is not eating fruit, especially considering the reports from the CDC that Americans don’t eat enough fruit. For me, as for 30% of people, fruit is not healthy due to Fructose Malabsorption (FM). […]
Breakfast is key to starting your day feeling healthy and energetic. Whether you are focused on balancing your blood sugar, lowering cholesterol, losing weight, avoiding gluten and dairy, fighting off yeast, or improving your mood and focus—my breakfast recommendations are basically the same! 1. Make sure to include protein. 2. Minimize carbohydrates. 3. Include healthy […]