Stress-Free Holiday Tips

How to really make it the most wonderful time of the year

The holiday season can be a hard pill to swallow if you’re stressing about what you’re swallowing, family obligations, and financial forays. It’s easy to get caught up in commercial chaos and forget to enjoy the reason for the season-whatever that

Gluten-Free Thanksgiving!

The holiday season is in full swing and a large part of that holiday joy is sharing meals with loved ones. For those of us creating the healthiest life possible, the holidays can take a little negotiating to make sure family, food, and finances don’t cause undo stress. I’m not the expert on family matters or finances, but when

6 Tips for a Happy Healthy Halloween!

Halloween is rapidly approaching and the store shelves are brimming with treats ready to fill the bags of little ghouls and goblins. Unfortunately, most of those treats contain chemicals, colors, and sweeteners (like High Fructose Corn Syrup) that will scare the pants off of most parents and can cause detrimental health effects. For those parents who value healthy living and healthy families, this time of year can be taxing. Halloween seems to kick off the deluge of indulgence that lasts through the New Year. How do you limit the immune suppressing sugar consumption that

Managing Blood Sugar During The Holidays

Whether you have been diagnosed with diabetes or just suffer from the occasional “hangry,” the holidays can wreak havoc on your blood sugar. This means worsening weight gain, sickly skin, and an inflammatory exacerbation of whatever chronic disease you might be fostering. With months of indulging, imbibing, and dealing with family and finances, it’s no wonder

Beat Your Sugar Cravings!

Written By: Nutritionist Elizabeth Mersereau, CNC

Sugar cravings and addiction are something many people struggle with. Addiction to sugar often begins at a very young age due to the Standard American Diet (SAD) of processed foods. It’s no surprise sugar stimulates the