Essentials of Women's Health Nutrition Practice in Healthcare Ginger's most recent interview is with Jessica Drummond, women's health nutrition guru and founder of The Integrative Pelvic Health Institute. The interview focuses on women's health nutrition practice, and in it Jessica and Ginger discuss vital considerations in women’s health nutrition practice for health care and wellness … [Read more...] about Essentials of Women’s Health Nutrition Practice (Podcast Interview) with Jessica Drummond
Today's guest post is a three part blog by Tianna Meriage-Reiter, PT, DPT, PYT. Read more about Tianna. Food, lifestyle and medicine have a large effect on chronic inflammation but very little information is out there to help navigate the country of reactive medicine. We ultimately take medicine to get a result, right?–decreased pain, decreased inflammation, improve digestion because we’re … [Read more...] about Is Your Lifestyle Causing Chronic Inflammation? How to Take Back Control.
Today’s guest post is written by Yvette Ladd, a pharmacist, yoga teacher, and Professional Yoga Therapist candidate who is currently pursuing her masters in nutrition science. Read more about Yvette. Eating from the Rainbow: Color & Variety Enhance Your Health ‘Eating from the rainbow’ refers to consuming a variety of plant foods that exhibit the many eye-appealing colors included within … [Read more...] about Eating from the Rainbow: Color & Variety Enhance Your Health
The Future of Wellness Services within Physical Therapy (Live Interview) Interview with Ginger Garner through the Integrative Pelvic Health Institute on The Future of Wellness Services within Physical Therapy and the role of nutrition in physical therapy scope of practice. Integrative physical therapist Ginger Garner talks shop with Jessica Drummond, founder of Integrative Pelvic Health … [Read more...] about The Future of Wellness Services within Physical Therapy (Live Interview)
Let’s Talk Nutrition: Are Your Health Pros Rainbow Advocates? This week's post is by guest blogger and Yale educated CNM, Beth Genly. Read more about her here How often is your health care provider reminding you to eat whole foods, including a full rainbow of fruits and veggies? How about your fitness professional? Or, are the people you are relying on for health advice still mainly … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk Nutrition: Are Your Health Pros Rainbow Advocates?
Feeling Better Means Avoiding Meat's Dark Side: Infection & Immune-System Bugs This week's post highlights two informative posts by Rodale Press and Zen Habits. Both are independent websites with blogs - one is research-oriented and the other is lifestyle-oriented, but both bring very important information to your dinner table. Is Your Diet Breeding MRSA? EXCERPT: Here's a … [Read more...] about Feeling Better Means Avoiding Meat’s Dark Side: Infection & Immune-System Bugs
The Science of Green Parenting Green parenting can go a long way toward improving the health of America’s mothers, families, children, and of the entire planet. I encourage all parents to reduce, reuse, and recycle (The 3-R’s) when they can. Simple strategies include ridding the home of unnecessary chemicals like cleaners, pesticides in the yard and garden like weed killers and fertilizers, … [Read more...] about The Science of Green Parenting
Rodale Press has just released a succinct list of 14 foods you should never eat, and I think it is the best list I have ever seen (so far). Although the EWG (Environmental Working Group) just released the official 2013 Dirty Dozen foods and Clean 15 Foods, they fail to address GMO's (genetically modified foods) and their health risks. As a result, corn ended up on their Clean 15 list, which is … [Read more...] about 14 Foods You Should Never Eat (Rodale Press)
No I Am Not On A Diet This is such a short, sweet post that I could not resist passing up the wisdom that this little phrase debunks. Have you ever gotten handed this phrase on a proverbial platter before: "Oh honey, you should just enjoy life. Eat what you want. Don't worry about your diet!" Well I have, plenty of times, and it is incredibly disappointing everytime I hear it. I've … [Read more...] about No I Am Not On A Diet
Is Stress Making You Sick and Sad? Inflammation in the Body Linked to Depression Today's post was a tandem project by Dr. Tianna and Ginger. Emerging evidence demonstrates that there is a connection between inflammation and depression. When your body is in a state of constant, low-level inflammation, you may feel sad. Recent research is encouraging, and shows that feeling sad or … [Read more...] about Is Stress Making You Sick and Sad? Inflammation in the Body Linked to Depression
Go Non-GMO It takes quite a bit of homework to be able to feed my family of five (all of them hungry boys, mind you) a non-GMO, organic diet. I've been doing it for about 10 years now. It is difficult, but not impossible. We do it on a reasonable budget, and the kids love what we cook (yes, you heard that right). What does a diet like that look like, you say, and why should I try to do the … [Read more...] about Feed Your Family Safe: Buy Clean Food
Anti-Cancer 101: Avoid Pesticides Here's How: Eat Seasonally Learn about the ways veggies (and fruits) are grown Eat Organic Try Cleaning Here are some other helpful links for your family's health: Avoiding Cancer & Chronic Disease President’s Cancer Panel President’s Cancer Panel Report Seven Crazy Things Pesticides Are Doing To Your Body Clean … [Read more...] about Anti-Cancer Living 101: Avoid Pesticides