Posts categorized as: nutrition


Confessions of a Foodie in Europe

November 1, 2013 By: Vanessa Craddock

I was a woman on a mission, and with any mission, you show up prepared.  You wouldn’t go to a gun fight without a gun, throw a pool party without a pool, or vacation in Paris without fine dining.  Not if you are me.  So, I needed a plan. The internet had plenty of websites…

How to Get the Maximum Nourishment from Nuts

January 20, 2012 By: Victor Brick

What is really important about nourishment is not so much what’s in the food that you are eating but how much you get out of the food that you are eating.  If you really want to maximize the nourishment when eating nuts, it’s very important to soak nuts in water.  Soaking them overnight in water…

Mindful Eating

October 21, 2011 By: Victor Brick

Today’s Fit Tip brings us some very helpful tips and benefits about the importance of mindful eating from Dr. Chris D’Adamo.  Dr. D’Adamo is a professor at University of Maryland School of Medicine and also works at the Center for Integrated Medicine. Dr D’Adamo emphasizes the principal that it’s “not just what we eat but…

Herbs and Spices for Optimum Health and Wellness

October 14, 2011 By: Lynne Brick

Special thanks to Dr. Chris D’Adamo, professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Center for Integrative Medicine. According to Dr. D’Adamo, herbs and spices are the “pound for pound champs” of the nutrition world.  Here are five common herbs and spices with powerful health-enhancing properties. Black Pepper:   You’re probably using this…

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Leslie Wieczorek – Quick Fixes

July 9, 2010 By: Blogger

After a vacation or a holiday like the 4th of July wherein there is lots of eating and drinking, many of us have our “go to methods” of shedding those extra pounds quickly. Some people I spoke with over the weekend are planning on not drinking a few weeks to balance out their weight; some…

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Dr. Barbara L. Downes, DC, CCSP, FIAMA – Nutritional Biochemistry We Can All Use

May 12, 2010 By: Barbara Downes

As a chiropractor I came to my work in whole food nutrition not by design but by necessity. My earlier thought was that there were plenty of nutritionists, plenty of nutritional advice, and lots of vegetables to be had if one wished to follow that path. Of course very few of us wished to follow…

Three Ways to a Flatter Stomach

April 15, 2010 By: Victor Brick

Perhaps the most common question I am asked is “How can I flatten my stomach?” While certain exercises can help tone the abdominal muscles, if you do not lose the fat covering those muscles, you will continue to have a big stomach with no definition. Remember, there is no such thing as spot reducing. To…

Juice for Better Health: Cleansing Cocktail

April 8, 2010 By: Lynne Brick

Did you know that the average American eats only 1.5 servings of vegetables daily? The minimal daily requirement of 5-9 servings of fruits and vegetables is a guide to help boost your immune system, nourish your body with essential nutrients and help you to eat your medicine!  Juicing is one of the best ways to…