Posts in Nutrition
Keeping Healthy Through the Cold and Flu Season

Every year millions of people get colds and it is estimated that 5-20% of the American population get the flu every year.  Why?  Why do we get sick in the first place and what can you do to prevent colds and flu?   

There are many reasons why someone may get a cold or flu – or get sick at all, for that reason!  Here are just a few:

1. Certainly stress plays a major role and goodness knows we are all under a lot of stress. But if we are all under so much stress, why do some get sick and others don’t?

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Carbs - The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

It was in the 1970’s that dieticians began telling us to eat less red meat and less fat and to increase the amount of grains and carbs instead.  We were all given the message, “Fat is bad, carbs are good”.  So we began to reduce the fat and increase the carbs and we should have gotten healthier and skinnier, right?  But we didn’t.  Instead, diabetes and heart disease are at all-time highs and the obesity epidemic is well out of control. 

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