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Year: 2013

Food Sensitivity? No Need to Stay Home for the Holidays

November 19, 2013

Food sensitivities are hard enough to deal with, then the holidays roll around and it seems even harder. First, there is Thanksgiving, with turkey and stuffing and all the great sides, not to mention those yummy desserts. Next up — the Christmas parties that continue all the way to the Christmas dinner table. The holidays […]


November 5, 2013

Carolina Villarreal Olloqui Nutritionist ¿Habla español? No hay problema! Yo hablo español! Education:   Texas State University   San Marcos, Texas   BS, Family and Consumer Sciences, Nutrition Major     

Los Alimentos de Bajo Indice Glicémico

November 5, 2013

Porqué nos deben de importar? La pérdida de peso es lo que todos buscamos pero desgraciadamente no todos conseguimos. Hemos sido educados bajo la creencia que debemos de comer menos para poder bajar de peso. Mucha gente sigue estas creencias pero no ven cambios de peso, o de medidas y unos otros ven cambio de […]

Que es GMO y que significa

November 4, 2013

GMO (Genetically Modified Foods) es el nombre que se utiliza en el idioma de inglés para describir los alimentos que han sido genéticamente modificados o alterados. Es español también son conocidos como alimentos transgénicos o como OGM (Organismo Genéticamente Modificado). Cuando los empaques de los alimentos no dicen GMO Free es muy probable que hayan […]

Breast Cancer Prevention and Risk Factors

October 6, 2013

October is all about Halloween for the kids. But orange yields to pink for adults in October, because it is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in American women, behind lung cancer. Prevention and early detection are the keys to this deadly disease. Today I want […]

Vegetable Quinoa Soup

October 6, 2013
Main Dishes, RECIPES

  Vegetable Quinoa Soup Recipe Type: Soup Ingredients 1 tblsp organic virgin coconut oil 1 onion chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 large carrots, peeled & chopped fine 3 stalks celery, chopped fine 2 bay leaves 1 tblsp sage 1 pinch red pepper flakes 1/4 tsp sea salt 1 tsp black pepper 4 cups organic […]

Low Glycemic Foods

September 28, 2013

Low Glycemic Foods: Why should you care? Losing weight is the goal, but not everyone is successful at reaching that goal. Frustration sets in when you greatly reduce your calorie intake and the pounds don’t disappear. You’re still the same weight — still the same size — or you may lose weight and then gain it […]

Blood Testing: What’s in Your Blood?

September 4, 2013

Annual blood testing is the most important step you can take to prevent conditions from becoming life threatening diseases. With blood test results in hand, you can catch critical changes in your body before they manifest as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, or worse. Having the proper blood tests can empower you to enact a science-based, […]

The Ketogenic Diet

August 4, 2013
Articles (Dr. Joseph Mercola, trained in traditional and natural medicine) just released information about the ketogenic diet and how he says it can starve cancer. I was excited to read this since I have been using a ketogenic diet plan in my office for over 10 years. The plan calls for eliminating high glycemic carbohydrates […]

GMO: What is it? What does it mean?

July 21, 2013

When you see “GMO free” on food labels, what does that mean? GMO stands for Genetically Modified Foods. GMO on the label is used by some companies to let the consumer know that the DNA of the product has been genetically modified in order to present a prettier, bigger and insect-free product. Companies can realize […]