Nutrition

Dandelion: A Super Food?

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...

Decoction of Marshmallow Root and Slippery Elm Bark to Heal and Seal your Gut

What is a Decoction? A decoction is simply a very strong tea made from the chopped, sturdier parts of herbs (roots, barks, etc). In this decoction, we use chopped Slippery Elm bark and chopped Marshmallow root. Both are demulcents. A demulcent relieves irritation and...

Food Sensitivities, Food Allergies, and Food Intolerance: What’s the difference?

If you have ever wondered what the difference is between food sensitivity, a food intolerance, and a food allergy, this post is for you! Learning if you have a food sensitivity, a food intolerance, or a food allergy is certainly interesting information, but more...

Zinc Deficiency: Is it Sabotaging your Health?

How often do you think about zinc and its effects on your health? If you are like most Americans, you probably don't think about it at all. Or maybe you think about it in terms of immunity, like when you are getting a cold. This mineral, however, is not just for...

Food Sensitivity Testing and Elimination Diets: What You Need to Know

If you hav been reading this series, you may realized that many of your symptoms are caused or exacerbated by food sensitivities. Now you just need to figure out WHICH foods are causing you problems! How do you do it? Well, there are a few ways to go about this. As...

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...

Supplements: Should you be taking them?

This is a question that I get asked a lot! The answer, of course, is not a simple one. In Nutritional Therapy, we like to use food first whenever possible. (See my post "10 Ways to Sneak Nutrients into Your Diet Without Taking a Pill" for ideas. I also have an ebook...

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...

Do You Have a Magnesium Deficiency?

It is estimated that 80-90% of Americans have a magnesium deficiency. Are you one of them? Let's find out..... Things that contribute to a magnesium Deficiency: Eating things containing refined sugar and/or corn syrup (both high fructose and regular) Eating refined...

Is Your Breakfast Helping Or Hurting You? (Plus My Superfood-Filled Breakfast Smoothie Recipe)

I always believed that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Now I know that this is only true in certain instances. The popular belief that I subscribed to was that eating breakfast gets your metabolism started for the day. In his article "Does Skipping...

10 Ways to Sneak Nutrients into your Diet Without Taking a Pill

These days, with things to contend with such as soil depletion, food traveling great distances before it reaches your table, and processed foods that are stripped of nutrients, it can be hard to get the nutrients that your body needs in your daily diet. Although there...

 

Chelsea Duffy

Chelsea is a Homeopath and Holistic Nutritionist who helps people take back their health and vitality.

In her practice, she utilizes multiple methods of Homeopathy, Holistic Nutrition, Energy medicine, Mindset, and intuitive practices.

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

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