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  • Diets Don’t Work, Understanding Your Food Does

    Diets Don’t Work, Understanding Your Food Does

    The glaring, underlying culprit, macro nutrient is sugar (carbohydrates)! Protein need is determined with a formula based on one’s individual, clinical picture. The role of fats as seen in enduring diets, Atkins to Keto is much more generous. In our clinic we do hone in on a target amount and greatly focus on the type … Read more


  • Healthy, low carb desserts. A helpful interview about how to buy them or make them.

    Healthy, low carb desserts. A helpful interview about how to buy them or make them.

    Chocolate: Fat bombs are easy no cook desserts. 1 tablespoon of cocoa added to a recipe equals 1 carb. Keto fat bomb – extremely low in carbs and include chocolate. Nut butters are also low in carbohydrates and high in fat. Most include coconut oil for flavor and healthy fat. Ice Cream: Many low carb … Read more


  • Holiday Eating: We Can Do It Better

    Holiday Eating: We Can Do It Better

    We need to understand some guidelines and create some hard and fast habits to get us through this. With that said, certain traditions may morph and improve with us in these times. Instead of more holiday cooking keep it more functional. Focus on alternate family interactions and fun inside and outside. At the end of … Read more



  • What about crunchy snacks, Dr. Julie Monica?

    What about crunchy snacks, Dr. Julie Monica?

    You can use it as part of a meal, or you can use it in place of bread. You could take these crackers and add one egg, at approximately 7 grams of protein, and with a total of 14 grams of protein, for most people, that will constitute 1 serving of protein. That is a … Read more


  • Foundational Immunity, also known as, Modulating Immunity

    Foundational Immunity, also known as, Modulating Immunity

    Omega-3s; The highest amount per serving is in Chia seeds! That’s only 1 ounce or 2Tblsp. That provides approximately 5000mg. Followed by walnuts and flaxseed. Mackerel and salmon are the highest fish followed by smaller varieties, caviar and sardines. Interestingly, you can obtain a whole RDA for omegas in one serving, adult dose 3 -4 … Read more