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Best Tortillas and Wraps

Have you read the ingredients for your favorite flour tortilla?  I bet you that you will NOT be impressed.  Here is a picture of Mission Whole Wheat Tortillas.  Some of the nasty ingredients include shortening, hydrogenated soybean oil and tons of preservatives! I’ve researched some whole grain and gluten free tortillas, here are some better […]

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Heartburn? Get off meds naturally!

Many people suffer from heartburn.  The good news is that it is preventable.  Most of my clients are able to get off acid reducing medications and control heartburn through diet and lifestyle changes alone!   Here are the most common causes and tips to reduce heartburn. Possible Causes of Heartburn: Mindless eating – not chewing well […]

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Best Pastas

Pasta is always a family favorite.  Unfortunately, most pastas are super processed enriched with white flour and filled with gluten. This can cause inflammation, bloating and major fatigue. When searching for pasta, I make sure it has healthy and made from clean ingredients. Here are some of my favorite gluten free pasta brands: Ancient Harvest  […]

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Healthy Mayonnaise Options

One of my favorite condiments to put on a sandwich is mayonnaise. It’s hard to find a good quality mayonnaise that isn’t packed with tons of inflammatory inducing ingredients, like soybean oil, sugar, and EDTA. Quality Brands: Primal Kitchen Vegan and Paleo options Clean ingredients Cons: has mixed reviews, most people write that it’s delicious […]

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Best Salad Dressings at the Store

Lots of people try to be healthier by eating more salads but then they ruin it by adding crappy dressing.  And believe me…90% of the dressings sold at stores are unhealthy.  Many contain cheap oils, too much sugar, and yucky additives.  After in depth research and listening to my client’s preferences, I have found the […]

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My Favorite Breads

Most breads are made of crappy ingredients like refined flour, corn syrup, and preservatives. Most brands, even whole grain and whole wheat breads, are highly processed carbs that promote inflammation in the body, weight gain and insulin resistance. Lots of clients ask me ” What bread do you recommend?” Well I’ve done the research, tried […]

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5 Ways To Help Digestion

Your digestion is an important key to your metabolism!  If you show symptoms of constipation, loose bowels, bloating, heartburn, or stomachaches, your metabolism and health will decline.  Follow these 5 steps to improve your digestion, metabolism and your quality of life.  High fiber diet! – A high fiber diet is essential to having a healthy […]

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What does your poop say about your health?

Poop is a bad potty word with my kids but it is common talk with my clients. Your bowels actually say a lot about your health. Your digestion is one of the most important components of your metabolism so your bowels can be directly related to your weight and many other health issues. If your […]

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Is the Gluten Free Craze Healthy?

Recently, one of my clients asked me to check out an article in the Wall Street Journal: “The Gluten Free Craze: Is it Healthy?”.  With Gluten-Free Diets becoming more popular, I am excited to share my thoughts with you. The article says that there is no proven benefit to going gluten-free except for a small […]

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Overview of Detox Programs

Have you ever done a detox program?  There are so many programs out there – it’s hard to know what will work and what’s safe.  As a clinically trained Registered Dietitian, I was initially against these kinds of programs.  But after living in CA for 10 years and working with amazing holistic practitioners, I became way more […]

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