5 Ways to Beat Anxiety

It feels as though the air is charged with massive waves of anxiety these days. From the political upheaval to the holidays, as well as the normal day-to-day stressors, people seem to be in a state of angst. Ne...

5 Tips for a Healthy Holiday

Holidays are a stressful time for many, including me. I have memories ranging from uncomfortable to downright traumatic. I can escape a variety of ways; including food. This year, I want to show up and practice...

How to Not Feel Guilty This Christmas

When you’re known as the family health nut, it’s nearly impossible to not be consumed with guilt this holiday season—especially during Christmas time. Christmas sweater parties come out from every corner. Candy...

How to Avoid Stress During the Holidays

Holiday season is upon us whether you like it or not! You either associate joy, love, family and friends, and celebration or conflict, stress, drama, and anxiety with the holidays. If you are the latter, today’...

Managing Menopausal Mood Swings

Most people are familiar with PMS; either they, or someone they love, has probably suffered through this monthly roller coaster of emotions and unpleasant symptoms. But when they enter perimenopause, many women...

The Importance of the Glycemic Load

My last article was about the glycemic index and focused on how low and high glycemic foods affect your body; particularly your glucose levels. Make sure you read that piece first since most of today’s informat...