Another View of the Thyroid

Abby Kurth, MPH, MS, CCN, Clinical Nutritionist + Wellness Coach, abbykurth@sbcglobal.net The thyroid is a tiny little gland that has us by the throat – literally and figuratively.  This gland, located on the front part of the throat, impacts every cell in the...

Curing Food Cravings

Moving away from unhealthy foods is one strategy to move from “Sick and Tired, to Healthy and Inspired”, and prevent lifestyle related diseases. This video gives tips for taming your taste buds, and a free handout is available by completing the information...

PROLONGED EXERCISE HAS POSITIVE EFFECT ON COVID

This was the headline in a recent newspaper article and, of course, it got my attention.  Exercise has so many benefits and this is a timely benefit in the age of COVID. Researcher Zhen Yan, professor of cardiovascular medicine at the University of Virginia,...

COVID-19 INCREASES CLOTTING

As new information comes in, I am adding to my list of recommendations for staying healthy.  Because COVID-19 is so new, there has been no research done on nutrients that may be beneficial to prevent or improve symptoms.  However, healthy foods have research...

Wash your hands AND feed your immune system

Washing hands is great, and social distancing is interesting, but everything our body does, including immunity, it does with the components (vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients) it gets from food.  Let’s add ‘eating your fruits and vegetables’ to the list of how to...

Intermittent Fasting – Day 14

I cheated.  But in my defense, I was following my own nutrition advice.  I often tell clients who wake up early after 4-5 hours of sleep to try a protein snack.  Oftentimes, blood sugar drops and that causes people to wake.  A few slices of apple...