What NOT to Eat (on the MIND diet)

What NOT to Eat (on the MIND diet)

Last week, I posted the delicious part: what to eat for brain health.  When it includes delicious foods like pecans and raspberries, who’s complaining? The flip side is that while there are just a handful of foods to eat daily on the MIND diet, there are also a...
What’s the MIND Diet Again?

What’s the MIND Diet Again?

Last week, I gave a quick workshop on the MIND diet: a Mediterranean-style pattern of eating that is linked to lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease and delayed cognitive impairment.  We’re talking delaying cognitive impairment by seven years if you eat this...
Are You Getting Enough Magnesium?

Are You Getting Enough Magnesium?

Many people aren’t.  Why care?  Because magnesium is an essential nutrient involved in 300+ functions, from sleep regulation to muscle contractions.  Read more to find out if you might be lacking magnesium and what you can do about it. Who is more likely to have...
Five Hidden Foods with High FODMAPs Levels

Five Hidden Foods with High FODMAPs Levels

Could one of these be why trialing a low FODMAPs diet didn’t help your symptoms? It’s possible, even likely. Dedication to label reading is a must during the first stage of a low FODMAPs elimination diet. Before we start, a quick refresher: F: Fermentable...
Can You Benefit from Nutrition Counseling?

Can You Benefit from Nutrition Counseling?

What are the benefits of nutrition counseling?  Of course, it depends on your concerns. There many possible benefits, from blood sugar control to learning new cooking techniques. Perhaps most important– gain confidence with the way you fill your plate! Keep...