Health and Wellness

Fibromyalgia- The mysterious pain illness

Does this sound like you? You have pain and aching all over your body, that cannot be explained by illness or another pain condition. You’re exhausted all the time. Sleep? What sleep? You lie awake wishing you could fall asleep at night, OR, you sleep restlessly and waking up feeling...

Do you have the holiday blues?

I have a question for you. Do you enjoy the holidays? Or let me phrase it another way, are the holidays more stressful or enjoyable for you? Is it a toss up? Based on what I see all around me, and the anxious and stressed patients showing up on my...

My birthday gift

My birthday was last week, and I decided to start off my new year with a crazy hard spin and weights class at a local gym. Keep in mind that I exercise regularly, but I have my “routine” of weights and cardio, and wanted to shake things up a bit with...

How to Not Feel Deprived During Holiday Meals…

I admit that in the lead up to Thanksgiving this year, I was dreading another holiday meal that I would not be able to enjoy because of my dietary restrictions. I typically have to avoid eating most of the food on the table, and yet I still usually leave feeling...

My favorite sugar substitutes

As we enter into the holiday season, sweets are popping up all over the place. If you love baking and making yummy treats for your friends and loved ones, like I do, then this will be very useful for you. This is the way I cook and bake- I substitute...

How to Boost Your Immune System

I hope you have been enjoying the weather (minus the buckets of rain we just got!) as we slip into the heart of the fall. The colors of the leaves are turning- it is so beautiful right now, the temperatures are nice and mild, and the light is changing as...

The Sour Truth About Sugar

The more I read and study, the more it is becoming increasingly clear to me that sugar is a BIG health problem. Sugar seems to be in EVERYTHING these days- even food products that you wouldn’t suspect like tortillas, tomato sauce, peanut butter, mayonnaise, bacon, chicken broth, crackers, cold cuts,...

Healing The Gut – An important Part of Dealing with Food Sensitivities

Julie's Talk At The N.C. Triangle Gluten Intolerance Fair on Saturday September 22, 2014.

10 Steps to Better Digestion

Get Better Digestion in 10 Easy Steps   Do you feel like your food is just sitting in your stomach for hours after you eat? Or is the opposite happening, and you are running to the bathroom before you have even finished your meal? You are not alone- believe me,...

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