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What if we just focus on flavor?

I love understanding how our body uses foods, but my favorite part of food is eating it!  The best part of moving to a whole-foods diet has been how delicious it tastes! It makes cooking easier because the simple ingredients stand on their own with little embellishment. We don’t have a huge need for fancy […]

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My NTP Internship

Well, this is a long-overdue post. I’ve been thinking about it all along, but summer fun, travel, and work, managed to get the best of my time! If you’re considering an NTP Internship, this is my experience. I spent a week at an incredibly valuable Nutritional Therapy Association-approved internship! It was definitely one of the […]

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The Findings of Dr. Weston Price

The Nutritional Therapist training program is based on the work of two founding fathers in nutritional research: Dr. Weston A. Price and Dr. Frances Pottenger, Jr. Learning about the findings of Dr. Weston Price’s research was life-changing for me and I’d like to share the basics of his research and findings. Dr. Price was a […]

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Good Fats and Oils

Do you questions whether there is such a thing as good fats and oils? I want you to get over your fear of fat! Repeat after me “Fat does not make me fat.” Natural fats provide your body and brain with clean, lasting energy. They keep you satiated long after the carbs have burned up. […]

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The Do’s & Don’ts of Fats and Oils

Since we’ve learned a bit about how important our gallbladders are, I thought I’d expand on how to eat to keep it working optimally. Fats are the key to making this happen. Below is an excerpt from the book “Know Your Fats” by Mary G. Enig, PhD. Dr. Enig is a highly regarded lipid researcher […]

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An "A-Ha" Moment About High Blood Pressure

I came across something interesting in the Tissues chapter of my Anatomy & Physiology textbook (Introduction to the Human Body by Tortora & Derrickson). In a section about adipose tissue, commonly known as fat, it has this to say about why obese people frequently have high blood pressure: As the amount of adipose tissue increases […]

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Sugar Free Challenge January 17th-24th

This challenge is being presented by Kimi at The Nourishing Gourmet – one of my very favorite bloggers! She describes 3 levels to join at, and I’m signing up for the moderate level, which means that my only “sweets” that week will be whole fruits. I’m interested to see if I feel any different at […]

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