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“Cook Once, Eat All Week” Yes Please!

Review of Joy Garcia's Cook Once, Eat All Week Cookbook Nope. Nutritionists are not looking to spend additional hours in the kitchen just because they vocationally revolve around food. Just like everyone else, we are looking for shortcuts, life hacks, and magically...

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What Does My Blood Pressure Mean?

You know the drill. You walk into the doctor’s office, they take your height, weight, temperature and blood pressure (BP). You get your BP number, but what exactly does that number mean? How to Understand Your Blood Pressure Reading The top number, or your systolic...

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7 Easy Snack Ideas

Looking for something to tide you over until lunch or dinner? Try one of these yummy, and of course easy snack ideas to keep you going!  1. Hard-boiled eggs Buy a dozen eggs and bring to boil, or even easier you can buy the eggs boiled and shelled for you! 2....

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What is a Group Health Visit and Why You Want to Attend

If you have been around Cornerstone for any length of time, you have either probably heard of, or even attended a group health visit. These types of visits are billed to insurance as a short, 15-20 minute office visit, but allow you to spend one and half to two hours...

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Paleo Chicken Alfredo Fettuccine

Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Grain-free Chicken Alfredo Recipe Serves 4 Sauce Ingredients 1 cup cashews (soaked) 2 cups boiling water 6 tablespoons coconut milk powder (available at Natural Grocers, Amazon, etc) 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2...

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3 Ways to Safely Dispose of Unused Medications

April is National Clean Out Your Medicine Closet! Safely disposing of unused medications can reduce the possibility that someone will use the medication accidentally or misuse the medication. With that helpful reminder, how many of us actually know how to safely...

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Detox: Truth or Trend

It’s a new year … should I be detoxing along with everyone else? Yup. Oh, you want some good reasons that are science-based and reassuring that taking the time to detox will be worth it?  Alright, let’s dig in. Before I was in the field of Nutrition Therapy, back...

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Holiday Survival Guide

  From Thanksgiving dinner with the relatives, to your office holiday party, candy cane booby traps seem to be everywhere this time of year. I’m bringing you some of my best tips to survive the holiday season with your health intact so you won’t need a New Year’s...

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Four Tips on Staying Fit This Holiday Season

It’s easy to get caught up in the holiday season hustle and bustle. For many of us, this includes higher stress levels, busier schedules, and getting a little off track with our health and fitness goals. Here are a few different strategies to try to keep off some of...

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Cashew Hummus

  Gluten free, Paleo friendly   If beans are no longer your friend, you can try this yummy alternative to the garbanzo bean hummus we all love.   Ingredients   2 cups raw cashews ½ teaspoon cumin ¾ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon garlic powder 2...

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