Following my blog on Food Literacy: 6 Tips for Reading Food Labels where I gave some protips for reading ingredients on food labels, I was asked the following question by several people: What about nutrition facts and calories, how do you read those? So I thought I'd answer here.
I don't really find the nutritional facts aside from mineral and protein values really helpful. Calorie, carb, fat and cholesterol quantities don't really tell me anything because not all calories,
Processed foods are the big no no! We probably all know that by now. But why is it so forbidden? We've become so industrialized that when food used to be processed before as a way to either cook it, enhance it or preserve it, these days processed food usually has no actual food in it. Most of the time, processed foods are a jumble of unpronounceable chemicals.
As a health and nutrition doula/coach, I do not advocate for any one type of universal diet as everyone is built di
Our HTMA + Targeted Functional Nutrition offers foundational care and support on your healing journey. All our systems, glands and organs but particularly our liver, kidneys and gut (detox pathways), as well as our adrenals and thyroid must be supported and in optimal function to heal from any chronic illness. It is important to address and support your WHOLE person, try not to focus on just one thing at time. Nothing in our body works in isolation, there is a symbiotic and s
I am often asked, how do I know that I am getting better? How do I know when I've begun healing? Healing is not linear. If you’ve only just begun a path towards healing and self-awakening and realignment or you’ve been doing it for years, one thing we all eventually learn is that healing is not a linear one size fits all process. Just as our imbalances, illnesses, ailments or sufferings are individually nuanced and complex, so is our healing. And we all need healing because w