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Junk In and Junk Out – Are Chemical Additives Making our Kids Sick?

In response to a growing body of evidence regarding how the synergistic and cumulative effect of chemical additives, environmental toxins, and endocrine disrupting chemicals affect children’s health, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a policy statement including guidelines for parents and healthcare providers.  Catherine Nutting, DNP Dr. Catherine Nutting earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice […]

Ketones – What’s the big deal?

Many of you may have heard about, or know of people using, a ketogenic diet or taking a bioavailable or another type of ketone supplements and wonder, “What’s the big deal?” While most diets restrict calories, the ketogenic diet works mainly by changing the way energy is utilized in the body from a glycolytic state […]

Tips for that Unintended Summer Sunburn

For many of us, July is filled with flags, fireworks, and fun in the sun.   However, if you or a family member wake up looking like a lobster, you may have overdone the sun exposure. Every sunburn incident results in some level of DNA-damaged skin. Multiple burns increase the risk (by as much as 80%) […]

Halt Histamine with Allergy Blasting Smoothies

Dr. Catherine Nutting, Family Nurse Practitioner, Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine When exposed to potential allergens such as trees, grass, or flowers, our bodies sometimes respond to these irritants by releasing histamine, which in turn may cause swelling, watery eyes, and runny nose in those susceptible. Your family’s food choices can have a big impact on how […]

Passing Our Values on to Our Children

Dr. Catherine Nutting, Family Nurse Practitioner, Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine I recently visited the National Museum of The American Indian.  I was impressed by the well-thought out values the Native American culture intentionally passes down through the generations. One Native American tradition is to pass wisdom down through the generations through The Teachings of the Seven Grandfathers, […]

Heart Healthy Valentine

Dr. Catherine Nutting, Family Nurse Practitioner, Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine TEN TIPS FOR HEALTHY VALENTINE GIFTS Fruit – “Apple of My Eye” or “A Real Cutie” Lip Balm – “You’re the Balm” From the Heart – Personally written Valentine Song or Poem Time Together Coupons  – “good for a Daddy-Daughter Date” Paper Airplane – “Flying High […]

New Year, New Goals

Dr. Catherine Nutting, Family Nurse Practitioner, Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine A new year gives us the opportunity to restart, refocus, and reprioritize.  As you set your new year’s intentions and goals, here are five wholistic tips to keep you on a healthy and happy path in 2016. WHOLISTIC HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK Set inspirational, attainable, […]

Our Healthy Holiday Series: Be Present!

Dr. Catherine Nutting, Family Nurse Practitioner, Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine Be Intentional: Anticipation, Attitude, and Action One  way to avoid being a victim of holiday overload and distress is to be intentional.  Being intentional requires healthy anticipation of the direction a situation is headed before things get out of control.  To maintain an empowered and positive […]

Our Healthy Holiday Series: Keep It Simple!

Dr. Catherine Nutting, Family Nurse Practitioner, Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine Focus on the simple things in life that bring you the greatest joy and happiness! Focus on the quality rather than the quantity of holiday events Set healthy boundaries and kindly say no Avoid overextending your holiday “to do” list Enjoy a sunset, sit by the […]

Our Healthy Holiday Series: Healthy Prioritizing

Dr. Catherine Nutting, Family Nurse Practitioner, Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine Each year many of us struggle to balance holiday events and commitments with quality family time and personal health goals. These are some of the keys we have discovered to a healthy, happy holiday season! Prioritize your time and values…           Create healthy traditions and […]

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