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5 Ways to Decrease Your Blood Pressure

5 Ways to Decrease Your Blood Pressure

Many of my patients have hypertension or high blood pressure. In America, if you are over the age of 20, you have almost a 1 in 2 chance of having high blood pressure given 46% of  Americans have it. Some more interesting facts about hypertension.  • The...

Are you Eating the Healthiest Diet?

Are you Eating the Healthiest Diet?

We are constantly bombarded with headlines on TV and social media claiming the benefits of some new and radical diet.  The number of diets is more than can be listed.  So where should you start?  What is the optimal diet that has been scientifically...

Changing the Shades of Green on Your Plate

Changing the Shades of Green on Your Plate

When it comes to leafy greens, most of us rely on the basics like romaine, leaf lettuce and spinach week after week - and while all of these provide health benefits, there is a huge selection of leafy greens in the produce aisle that you could potentially be missing!...

Can You Improve Your Mood With Food?

Can You Improve Your Mood With Food?

Let’s unpack some of the exciting (and preliminary) new research about the link between gut health, mood, and stress. This week we’ll talk about your friendly resident gut microbes, probiotic foods, and supplements, as well as offer some simple recipes to keep your...

What Does The Packaging Really Tell Us?

What Does The Packaging Really Tell Us?

Light? Low? Free? There is a lot of lingo thrown at us in the grocery store.  From oatmeal magically lowering cholesterol to fat-free peanut butter? Can this be?! These explanations will help you to discover what the labels mean so you can choose the best option....

Mindfulness Over Craving

Mindfulness Over Craving

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LDqtOdqvnE Train your brain, change your habits. Researching the brain to learn how habits form and how mindfulness can help us change them. This is what we learn with Dr. Judson Brewer in this interview. Dr. Brewer has an MD/Ph.D. and...

Mindset: Self Talk

Mindset: Self Talk

Self-talk is super important! It’s one of the biggest influencers in the things we do, and learning how to become more aware, and how to actively manage what we tell ourselves, will have a huge impact on our lives. Period. It’s that important. It’s that important...

Lazy People Healthy Habit Formation

Lazy People Healthy Habit Formation

Okay so maybe calling out the lazy people was a bit crass but it did get your attention and there is a reason for it. Humans like other animals have an innate desire to seek pleasure (think food and sex), avoid pain and expend the least amount of energy doing it. Now...

3 Reasons to be a Plant-Based Athlete

3 Reasons to be a Plant-Based Athlete

Athletes of any sport all want the same things. They want to perform at their highest potential, they want to recover as fast as possible and avoid injuries, while all at the same time keep their immune system in tip-top shape, because a week down with a head cold or...

Why You Must Start a New Healthy Habit Today

Why You Must Start a New Healthy Habit Today

I know...you have heard it all before...you need to eat more healthy foods...you need to exercise...stop watching so much TV...stay off the internet...blah blah blah. We humans are an interesting species, we like the path of least resistance. It is hard for us to...

When you know what to do but just can’t stick to it

When you know what to do but just can’t stick to it

I have been on a quest to not only share the value of a whole foods plant based diet but to figure out how to help people actually stick to healthy lifestyle changes. People understand they should eat more fruits and vegetables, exercise more, eat less, sleep more,...

How a patient’s stomach ache changed my life

How a patient’s stomach ache changed my life

Early in 2012 I was in a little town in western Colorado called Rifle. Now you can imagine the population who lives in rural western Colorado in a town named after a gun. A town where there is a cafe where the waitresses wear guns. A town where kids are taken out of...

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