Creating a colorful life with PURPLE/BLUE Foods

November 14, 2017

  As a certified Food & Spirit practitioner, I see the power of color in our food and in our life.  Colorful pigments in food plants make us feel better by supporting our internal body and overall health.  As we move through the rainbow, this week we look at the… view entire post




Creating a colorful life with the color GREEN

November 7, 2017

    As a certified Food & Spirit practitioner, I see the power of color in our food and in our life.  Colorful pigments in food plants make us feel better by supporting our internal body and overall health.  We will continue to explore this week with a look at… view entire post




Creating a colorful life with the color YELLOW!

October 31, 2017

    As a certified Food & Spirit practitioner, I see the power of color in our food and in our life.  Colorful pigments in food plants make us feel better by supporting our internal body and overall health.  These pigments are called phytonutrients and come in a rainbow of… view entire post




Creating a colorful life with the color ORANGE!

October 24, 2017

    As a certified Food & Spirit practitioner, I see the power of color in our food and in our life.  Colorful pigments in food plants make us feel better by supporting our internal body and overall health.  These pigments are called phytonutrients and come in a rainbow of… view entire post




100 times healthier!

October 17, 2017

    We interrupt our regularly scheduled newsletter to celebrate our 100th issue!  In late 2015, we had this idea to create a way to have simple health tips delivered to you every week and the rest as they say, is history.  100 issues later- we have appreciated all the… view entire post




A colorful life!

October 10, 2017

    As a certified Food & Spirit practitioner, I see the power of color in our food and in our life.  Colorful pigments in food plants make us feel better by supporting our internal body and overall health. These pigments are called phytonutrients and come in a rainbow of… view entire post




Coffee talk?

October 3, 2017

    Is coffee a good choice or a bad choice? It’s a common question and truly the answer depends on who you are.  Here are some facts from a recent summary published but Medscape News looking at the potential medical benefits of coffee. PROS: Cardiovascular health – despite potentially increasing… view entire post




Warming up for fall!

September 26, 2017

    In our last edition, we talked about using dressings and dips as a tool to get more vegetables into your daily diet.  Simple soups are another way to add those veggies with all the great nutrition and fiber they bring to the body. The days are getting shorter… view entire post




Dressing up your meals!

September 19, 2017

    My m.o. as a nutritionist is always about getting more vegetables in everyone’s diet. I have never had a client eat too many! The benefits of eating them are vast and varied from their vitamins and minerals to providing a good fiber source helping you make good bugs… view entire post




Daily dose of gratitude!

September 12, 2017

    Mother Nature has been very active in these last weeks with some incredibly challenging outcomes.  As I have been watching the news and seeing some of the stark realities like having your home severely damaged or simply finding a place to sleep, I found myself feeling such gratitude… view entire post




Back on track for FALL!

September 5, 2017

    As the summer ends, whether we are going back to school or not, we all feel like life becomes more scheduled again. This is a perfect time to create habits that can support our immune system as we move into our holiday season.  Choose one thing you would… view entire post




SCHOOL Rules!

August 29, 2017

    With school starting, it’s time to think once again about planning for kid’s lunches or even adult choices. Summer can shift us away from our routines so this is a good time to re-focus on food. One favorite of mine is making a bento box or using small… view entire post




Too much of a good thing?

August 22, 2017

    In a recent NY Times article, there were speaking to the overemphasis on protein in the American diet with a large number of Americans eating 100 grams per day. Since many of the popular diets of the day focus on protein and fat and tend to avoid or… view entire post




The skin you are in…

August 15, 2017

    Summertime is the time where we seek the sun and time outdoors.  Most of us know we need to protect our skin from the sun’s ray but it’s also important to note that our skin can also give us information about what’s happening inside our body. Often skin… view entire post




Mindfulness or Busyness?

August 8, 2017

    There is an epidemic of digestive imbalances from GERD, bloating, elimination problems and IBS.  I have worked very successfully with many clients to create dietary changes as well as supplementation and lifestyle changes. At the same time, a foundational piece of the puzzle to support digestion is HOW… view entire post




Energizer Summer!, Part 7

August 1, 2017

    “I have no energy”, “I feel tired all the time or “I fade by 3:00” …these are all common complaints I hear from clients in my practice. Lack of energy can be connected to many imbalances in the body. Sometimes we might need to consult a health professional but often there are simple lifestyle changes that we can make to revive our energy. This week’s newsletter is part of a refresher series of 7 basics of how to improve your energy to enjoy your summer. #7 Nutrient Deficiencies: We often hear the adage- “eat a healthy diet” but not everyone knows what that actually means and so there can be gaps.  Even when we are focused on eating a healthy, balanced diet it’s… view entire post




Energizer Summer!, Part 6

July 26, 2017

    “I have no energy”, “I feel tired all the time or “I fade by 3:00” …these are all common complaints I hear from clients in my practice. Lack of energy can be connected to many imbalances in the body. Sometimes we might need to consult a health professional… view entire post




Energizer Summer!, Part 5

July 19, 2017

    “I have no energy”, “I feel tired all the time or “I fade by 3:00” …these are all common complaints I hear from clients in my practice. Lack of energy can be connected to many imbalances in the body.  Sometimes we might need to consult a health professional… view entire post




Energizer Summer!, Part 4

July 11, 2017

simply well with holly niles

    “I have no energy”, “I feel tired all the time or “I fade by 3:00” …these are all common complaints I hear from clients in my practice. Lack of energy can be connected to many imbalances in the body. Sometimes we might need to consult a health professional… view entire post




Energizer Summer!, Part 3

July 9, 2017

“I have no energy”, “I feel tired all the time or “I fade by 3:00” …these are all common complaints I hear from clients in my practice. Lack of energy can be connected to many imbalances in the body. Sometimes we might need to consult a health professional but often… view entire post