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March is National Nutrition Month

Good nutrition

This year’s theme for National Nutrition Month is all about personalizing your plate! Yes, we know that when it comes to nutrition, it is not one-size-fits all. We are all different. We have different backgrounds, different genetics and risk factors, different bodies, and different goals. So, let’s work with our bodies to develop a plan that’s right for us!

What does my weight have to do with COVID?

Covid and your health

The pandemic has and is turning our lives upside down. I miss gathering with friends and family and mostly miss college football and tailgating. It also has made my practice of selfcare more of a priority. I don’t exactly have the healthiest of genes. Most of my family members are overweight, obese, and or have metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol. Being obese, having metabolic syndrome and or diabetes increases your chances of having severe complications from COVID.

The Health Halo Effect

A few months ago, I was working with a patient who wanted to lose 30 pounds. She was frustrated and could not understand why she was not losing weight because she was eating whole, organic, gluten-free foods. As our discussion continued it was evident she continue

5 most important nutrients and where to find them

The following are five nutrients that we can’t live without. Combined with water intake, these nutrients can provide your body the perfect recipe for a healthy life. Eating a variety of healthy foods, as well as balancing out your meals by providing protein, carbohydrates, and healthy continue