Spring Superfoods

Spring Super Foods

Arugula Although it is a leafy green, arugula (also called rocket) is classified as a cruciferous vegetable, joining the ranks of broccoli, cauliflower, and cabbage. Cruciferous vegetables are known for their beneficial glucosinolates, compounds that appear very useful in protecting against cancer. Arugula is a silent super food often overlooked in the produce section and […]

Children in the Grass

Children with Spectrum Disorders Benefit from Special Diets

Has your child been diagnosed with ADD, ADHD, or Autism Spectrum Disorder? If such conditions have not touched your family, it’s likely that you know someone for whom it has. The incidence of autism has risen from 1 in 150 American children in 2007 to 1 in 88 in 2012 according to the Center for […]

Yoga for Healthy Digestion

Yoga For Healthy Digestion

For those of us in this world that deal with gluten or other food allergies, sensitivities, and intolerances we are all too familiar with that “tell-tale” rumbling in our bellies. For some it starts with a cramping sensation, a sudden burst of nausea, or stabbing pain. Then, just like that moment when you get to […]

Nourishing Veggie

Nourishing Healthy Gluten-Free Children

Feeding a child well is an art as well as a science even in the simplest of circumstances. The value of food goes far beyond nutrients and is a part of crucial development, from oral motor skills to social skills. Early food habits have a huge influence on lifelong food preferences. So it’s a balancing […]

Woman with Headache

Could It Be Gluten? Your Body’s Many Reactions

Think that your problem couldn’t be caused by gluten sensitivity? Think again. If you’re still under the impression that people who react to gluten always have diarrhea, then you’re still old school. If you think that it has to involve any digestive symptom at all, you’re behind the times. Gluten sensitivity comes in all shapes […]

Pilates

Pilates: Much More Than a Svelte Body

Over my 15 years of teaching Pilates, I have witnessed a tremendous leap in the number of individuals who have heard of the discipline. Yet many people still know very little about the full dimension of Pilates, and what they do know is frequently limited and sometimes even inaccurate. Basically, Pilates is a form of […]