Healing Foods For A Healthy Gallbladder

by lydia on October 1, 2015

Fresh Organic Radish

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Today I wanted to stop in and share some healing foods for a healthy gallbladder. I often have clients mention they have some symptoms related to what I call a ‘sludgy gallbladder’. Poor fat digestion or trouble/symptoms when eating fats […]



Water quality is such a conundrum today…….it’s a problem for sure. One that we can only do our best to resolve in our own homes as best as we can. Unfortunately, water can have a number of toxins in it and must be filtered to ensure we are avoiding them. Water is our number one […]


3 Causes of Hidden Weight Gain

by lydia on September 26, 2015

Woman fat belly. Overweight and weight loss concept.

I’m back today to cover more causes of hidden weight gain -these are more common for the majority of Americans than most of you wonderfully health conscientious folks – BUT I’m gonna share them anyway, just in case you’ve got one in your life. The first one is likely one we’ve all had at one […]


Is Stress Making You Fat?

There are many reasons that weight gain can be an issue that are not directly related to your diet, as well as some that are, such as hidden food allergies. When fat is not actually fat…… There are cases in which people carry around extra water weight trapped in their tissues. This water weight contributes […]


Counting Calories Causes Hormonal Chaos

by lydia on September 22, 2015


There are some common myths out there when it comes to weight loss. One is counting calories. I believe by now I have dispelled that counting calories is even important just based on the dietary guidelines I’ve taught you along with an understanding of how your blood sugar works. Just so you understand, calorie counting […]


Chocolate Banana Mineral-Power Smoothie

by lydia on September 19, 2015


I am a mom of four boys and also a nutritional therapist (not a nutritionist or dietician per se, but more like a health coach). I work with individuals via hair tissue mineral analysis, including my entire family, to create a game plan to implement that helps support overall health. Through hair analysis and my […]


How To Remove Cellular Waste From Your Body

by lydia on September 17, 2015


Let’s face it…..we’re all toxic to varying degrees. Say it with me….. ‘ I have toxicity in my body’ While, you may be working on helping your body to heal in numerous ways…..sometimes a little more support for detoxification is needed. However, too much detoxification, too fast can throw many folks into feeling pretty horrible. […]


The Role of Exercise in Digestive Health

by lydia on September 15, 2015

Exercise woman stretching

Exercise has an important role to play for our digestion. Every cell of the body produces waste that must be metabolized and removed or the cell will die. Exercise, or movement,  is key in this process, as it stimulates blood circulation and lymphatic drainage. Exercise that targets your lymph system helps to stop toxins from […]


Summer’s End Cherry Tomato Salad

by lydia on September 5, 2015


This summer my dad and I collaborated, and had two garden plots at our local park. For some reason my dad started about 100 tomato plants from seed – no exaggeration -and we ended up with tomatoes galore. This past week the cherry tomatoes were bursting forth. I am still reveling in the abundance from […]



Feeding kids healthfully is probably one of the hardest jobs on the planet and I’m not exaggerating. Especially when school is back in session and we have to not only feed them a healthy breakfast, but also pack them healthy lunches. Skipping breakfast is not an option. It can lead to irritable kiddos who misbehave […]