Detoxing with a Skeptical Nutritionist

Have you ever been curious about following a short-term detox or cleanse program? If you’re anything like me, maybe you’ve been skeptical. Is a detox really necessary? Can a detox be done safely? Does detoxing offer any true health benefits? In this video of my recent talk about detoxing, I answer these questions, plus talk about how toxins promote weight …

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Three Simple Tips for Healthy Digestion

Let’s not be shy about this: painful or excessive gas, bloating, diarrhea, and constipation happen to all of us. If we’re lucky, these kinks in the digestive works are infrequent and passing. But when altered digestive function becomes a regular occurrence, it can start to seem normal. Chronic symptoms of impaired digestion are not healthy, and the discomfort they cause …

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Nutrition Nose to Tail | Beef Jerky Recipe

At last week’s Nutrition Expo, I shared samples of homemade beef jerky, along with lots of information about how and why to choose sustainable animal-based foods. Choosing sustainable meat, eggs, and dairy, and using all parts of the animal—from the organs to the bones—can be good for your health and the environment while honoring the life of the animal. I’m …

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Nutrition for Bone Health: Calcium & Beyond

Bones are quite literally our most important support system. Not only do they give our bodies the structure upon which every other part depends, they also serve as a storehouse for minerals used in everyday processes, including controlling the beating of the heart! Our bones deserve—and need—much more than a daily calcium supplement or glass of milk. Bone health relies …

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