Thursday, May 24, 2018

How to Eat Well and Be Happy: Emily Villaseca

Growing up, I don’t remember a bunch of rules about what to eat and when to eat them.  I don’t remember being forced to clean my plate (though I was probably encouraged to “eat a few more bites, please”), and I don’t remember being criticized for how I looked. Because of these absences, I...

Make Choices for 99% Of Your Body: Aurora August

I've been obsessed with natural health since I was given my first book on healing with plants, at age 15.  I was instantly fascinated and it's only grown since then. I've raised both my children using natural remedies as our first choice for medicine.  I qualified as a professional medical herbalist in 2011, graduating...

Building a Healthy Diet and Lifestyle: Miranda Poenicke

My passion for health and nutrition started in high school with an Introduction to Biochemistry module my science teacher threw into our curriculum for fun.  I was fascinated by the idea that single genes, single proteins, and single nutrients could have such a huge impact on how our whole bodies work! This lead me to pursue...

3 Simple Diet Tips: Hunter Bennett

As a young kid I was incredibly active and had a healthy diet.  Playing outside and competing in sports become an outlet for me where I could socialize with friends, enjoy healthy competition (and often some ‘healthy’ physicality), and learn new skills. As I got older, I had the opportunity to start training in the...

Healthy Living and Nutrition Optimization: Monica Hudec

As the youngest of 5 kids, I lived an active childhood which sparked my interest in healthy living and nutrition. This interest led me to obtaining my B.S. in Dietetics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.   I have worked in a variety of healthcare settings including a nutrition assistant for student athletes, a dietary aid...

The Medicinal Power of Nutrition: Dr. Suman Ahuja

We are excited to introduce new series titled A Health Professional's Perspective! These articles will be released monthly and will feature guest posts from qualified health professionals providing their background and opinion on the importance of nutrition toward one's health. The first article in this series is written by Dr. Suman Ahuja. She received her doctorate...

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