Nutrition

Does Red Meat Cause Cancer?

Does red meat cause cancer? No doubt you have heard the various studies in the news, health magazines espousing the evils of red meat. Then on the other side, there is the grass-fed, pastured meat movements espousing the health benefits of red meat. There are diets...

How to Avoid Getting Food Sensitivities

Are you wondering how to protect yourself from getting food sensitivities? You may have noticed many of your friends, family, or coworkers members saying "oh, I can't eat that anymore". Food sensitivities are now extremely common in our society, but they don't have to...

Is Gluten-free Really Healthier?

So much of the nutrition information that the public is given is confusing, conflicting, and often misleading. There are numerous reasons for this and I will go into them later in the post. First, let's answer the question at hand: Is Gluten-free Really Healthier ?...

Bone Broth: Have you Jumped on the Bandwagon yet?

Bone Broth is all the rage these days and has been for the last few years. If you haven't jumped on the bandwagon, let me tell you why you should! Benefits of Bone Broth: Promotes a healthy microbiome Boosts the immune system Detoxifies the body and aids metabolism...

Protecting Your Microbiome

By now you have probably heard that you have have more bacterial cells than actual human cells! This collection of bacterial cells is called your microbiome, microbiota, or microflora depending upon who is speaking. For the sake of simplicity, I will refer to it as...

Resistant Starch: What is it, Why You Need it, and How to Get it

Resistant starch (RS) is yet another area where the Standard American Diet (SAD) is lacking. Americans average just 3-9 grams of resistant starch a day. Whole foods, plant based diets in developing countries get around 30-40 grams per day. Some experts believe our...

Sprouts: Detoxify, Fight Cancer, and Balance Hormones

Sprouts are one of my favorite ways to get extra nutrients into my diet! They are tasty, simple to make, and jam-packed with nutrients, many of which are cancer-fighting. I add them to salads, sandwiches, wraps, and even soups (such as Mung bean sprouts for Pho). Even...

Three Easy Ways to Add Fermented Foods to Your Daily Diet

You have probably heard that fermented foods like kraut (sauerkraut) are full of probiotics and that probiotics feed the good bacteria in your gut or microbiome. Now the question is how to get them into your daily routine so that they become a habit. You are much...

Dandelion: A Super Food?

Oh, the lowly dandelion! This "weed" is actually anything but lowly, and now that it is spring, it is the perfect time to bring to mind their benefits before you start your war with them (if you do). Please allow me break down the benefits of consuming the different...

Kraut Juice: A Probiotic-filled Beverage.

What is Kraut juice? Kraut juice is probably the cheapest and most probiotic-packed beverage that you can make for yourself at home. It only takes a few minutes, and it is a great way to get started making fermented foods. We drink this regularly at our house and we...

 

Chelsea

Chelsea is a homeopath and holistic nutritionist who helps people take back their health and vitality.

When she is not writing or educating, she can be found sharing delicious meals with her family, walking her dog, or reading a book with her cat.

Chelsea is Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition (BCHN) and has a Master’s in Education (M.Ed). She is a Practical Homeopath┬« (PHom), a Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (FNTP), and a Restorative Wellness Practitioner (RWP) level 3.

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