Let’s talk about BREAD.

So here's the thing about your mental health and nutrition. There are certain things that we are accustomed to eating that basically undo or limit all of the potential good coming from our nutritional changes. Bread, in all of it's modern day, pastry-perfect forms, is one of those things. As a child, I remember learning…

Depression. Anxiety. ADHD. Gut Health?

Okay, let’s talk about gut health! If you’ve been at all connected to social media or the news in the last ten years or so, you’ve likely heard many in the field of nutrition talking about a “leaky gut” and “gut health.” I know I first started hearing about it in 2014 after I’d given…

Nutrition and Mental Health: First Steps

There is so much to this topic! We could spend years together sorting out all the myriad ways our nutrition effects our bodies and in turn, our mental health. It’s amazing to me that in the almost ten years I’ve been studying and working as a counselor, this subject has barely been mentioned. I can…

Beets: Love them or hate them?

Until recently, my only exposure to beets was Dwight from "The Office". Whenever I use beets now, I giggle to myself as I hear Jim say "Bears. Beets. Battlestar Galatica" to antagonize Dwight. Turns out, Dwight's obsession with this surprisingly pretty root vegetable is not so strange. Since I'm not a medical doctor, I'm not…