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Contributing Writing

My own articles can be found on my blog page here on the website. I can't always link articles I've written for clients due to contract agreements or copyright laws, but here is a list of some of the topics I have written about

Conditions

  • The Most Common GI Issues & Disorders: Causes, Symptoms, & More

Diet Culture & Popular Diets

  • Detox Diets, Drinks & Recipes: Understanding the Hype

Food & Food Components

  • Ancient Grains Offer an Exciting and Nutritious Twist to Your Diet

  • Foods that Promote a Healthy Colon

  • Immune Boosting Food

  • Probiotics

  • Postbiotics 

  • The Mega Benefits of Root Vegetables & How to Use 

  • Your Ultimate Guide to Functional Foods

Geriatric Nutrition

  • Fall Health Tips for Seniors

  • Healthy Fall Desserts for Seniors

  • Snacks for the Elderly to Ensure Protein Needs

  • Ways to Fight Holiday Depression in the Elderly

  • Fun Games, Crafts, and Snacks for Seniors to Celebrate the New Year

Holistic Wellness 

  • The Best Holistic Wellness Products for Your Life

Organization

  • Tips to Clean & Organize Your Fridge

Related to COVID-19

Seasonal

  • Winter Safety Tips for a Safe & Healthy Season

Storage & Preparation

Teen Nutrition

  • How can I tell if my teen is overweight?

  • How do I get my teen to eat breakfast?

Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements 

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November 18, 2020

Tips & Tricks for a Happy Holiday Season with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

While this year looks different for us all, there are traditions we all love that we can still enjoy. For my family, we will slow down quite a bit and I am looking forward to the slower pace this year. The holidays can elicit mixed emotions, especially juggling a pandemic, Crohn’s, Colitis, and possibly a diet therapy.

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July 30, 2020

Navigating Summertime & Summer Travel on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet

Balancing Inflammatory bowel disease, summer fun and travel + eating for your body’s needs can be tricky–but it doesn’t have to be! Includes three FREE resources to help you prepare.

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July 6, 2020

Organic, Grass Fed, and Free Range: Nutrient Quality & Healthy Benefits (Part 2 of 3)

An increasing number of products labeled “organic”, “grass-fed”, and “free-range” have lined the shelves at your local grocery store. What do these words mean and how do you choose? We break this down for you in our research based article.

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May 4, 2020

Supplements & Boosting Immunity

Have you experienced the struggle of which supplements to take and if you should to boost your immune system? You are not alone. Read on to learn more about your situation and ways to identify a safe supplement.

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March 31, 2020

Coronavirus Tips & Resources: How to Get Groceries During Quarantine

The scene of empty shelves at not one but several stores can be quite alarming. Even if it’s something you don’t necessarily need, seeing items missing from the shelves can contribute to what is commonly referred to as “scarcity mindset”. When we perceive deprivation,...

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September 30, 2020

Food Additives, IBD, Crohn’s and Colitis — What’s the Connection?

Did you know that diet is linked to development of Crohn’s disease? A common theme between these diets, is the elimination of processed foods. Researchers are beginning to look at the impacts of various food additives on the intestine.

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July 14, 2020

Organic, Grass Fed, and Free Range: Label Deciphering and Take Home Resources

(Part 3 of 3)

An increasing number of products labeled “organic”, “grass-fed”, and “free-range” have lined the shelves at your local grocery store. What do these words mean and how do you choose? We break this down for you in our research based article.

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June 29, 2020

Organic, Grass Fed, and Free Range: What do they mean? (Part 1 of 3)

An increasing number of products labeled “organic”, “grass-fed”, and “free-range” have lined the shelves at your local grocery store. What do these words mean and how do you choose? We break this down for you in our research based article.

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April 22, 2020

Immune-Boosting Foods

Research shows that getting the vitamins and minerals we need is what protects our bodies against internal and external threats. Read on to learn which foods and nutrients can boost your immune system.

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March 26, 2020

Food Staples: What They Are& How to Store Them

WHAT IS A FOOD STAPLE? A food staple is something that makes up a dominant portion of a given population’s diet. They are foods that are regularly, even daily, consumed, and this means that they supply the majority of nutrients and energy that a person needs. Since...

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August 28, 2020

Specific Carbohydrate Diet Lunch & Snack Ideas

Creating meals from SCD-legal foods can occasionally feel like a chore rather than something you look forward to. A common complaint I hear in practice is that individuals feel as though they are eating the same things in the same rotation- over and over again.

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July 6, 2020

The Link Between Food & Antibiotic Resistance

In 1976, Stuart Levy and a group of researchers showed that chickens receiving feed administered with a single antibiotic developed multi-drug resistance that then spread to other chickens and from chickens to humans...

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June 1, 2020

SCD & Food Staples

Many food staples are traditionally grains. If you are eating along the SCD, what does that mean for your shelf staples and fridge or freezer favorites? Dive into this article for information on SCD food staples, and much more.

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April 8, 2020

F.A.Q. About Coronavirus & How it is Affecting the Food Supply Chain

In times of global panic and pandemic, it is sometimes difficult to know where to turn for updated, accurate information. Luckily, we have got you covered with this post. Many people have questions about food right now, and have concerns about whether food is safe or...

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