Food & Diet Tips
The key to maintaining a healthy diet is understanding the true definition of the word.
Diets are not one-size-fits-all. Here at the NHCAA we do follow a few basic laws but we mainly focus on helping our patients discover their best diets by tracking their intake and making sustainable changes based on that.
Here at the Nutritional Healing Center of Ann Arbor, we like to promote a diet rich in high-quality meats, vegetables, and fats. But we also understand that for some individuals vegetarianism and veganism can be a strong personal or religious conviction. In this article, Dr. Amanda provides some guidance to make sure you are putting the best nutrients into your body, even with some limitations.
Getting through the holidays and into the new year without pulling the “fat pants” out of the closet IS possible. Five tricky tips to help you keep your health goals on track despite temptation.
At the Nutritional Healing Center of Ann Arbor, we believe that health starts with food. And since our practice is based on individualized care, your nutritional needs are unique to you.
So, what works for your neighbor, colleague or that health blogger, isn’t necessarily going to work for you. Even what worked for you in the past, might not work for you right now, because your health might have changed since then.
The Human Body Is 70% Water! Most Americans are dehydrated and don’t know it. In fact, in America, water is the number one nutritional deficiency.
If you have watched any of Dr. Schmidt’s YouTube videos or been in the office lately you have heard us talking about therapeutic diets such as ketosis, fasting, and intermittent fasting, and carnivore diet.
No matter what your current diet consists of, there is usually room for improvement. I am still working to improve my diet. At the very beginning of my nutrition program, I became more aware of what I was eating. I had young kids. I would eat things off their plates...
Using these 5 simple, healthy weight loss tips I've lost 75 pounds and am having no problem keeping it off. I feel great! I never go hungry and I feel very satisfied with the foods I eat. And it’s not a diet but a new way of eating based on some very simple truths...
Alter the quantities of foods you eat: After a few weeks of recording the macronutrients (macros), now you begin to make sense of it all! Examine if you go too low on fat, go too low on fat, making you feel
It’s summertime, we’re having more fun in the sun, sweating, and realizing we need to do a better job staying hydrated- aka, drink water, drink clean water! It is important!
Do you ever feel like you can’t get enough snacks in the day like you’re never full? Did you know that your hormones can be the culprit?
Symptoms that can be caused by acute inflammation are runny nose, stuffy nose, sore throat, cough, illness, headaches, bowel problems (constipation or loose stool), and pain in muscles or joints.
Diet changes are a lifestyle change. It can take time to achieve all your health goals. Think of it as a long-term commitment rather than a short-term experiment.
Studies from the medical research show a different reality compared to what marketing, media, and medicine say about consuming fat. This paper is to show the truth about fat.
A want is a lack or deficiency of something or a wish for something. I want a donut. I want french fries. I want to feel better. With wants impulsive actions often win to fulfill the desire.
Avoid refined sugar, genetically modified grains, poor quality dairy products and other highly processed foods like poor quality lunch meat.
My personal health story began in June 2006 when I was struck with immobilizing low back pain. Many chiropractic, massage, and doctor visits later I ended up being diagnosed with osteomyelitis (an infection in my spine).
With whole food nutrition, herbs, and homeopathic remedies the body can take anywhere from three to twelve months to heal. A liver can take up to three years with a good diet!
Take some protein powder with you when you travel to make a shake or eat where you can get some good protein sources for breakfast.
Do you want the key to improving your health? Here it is. Planning. Yes, that’s it! You must become an active planner in your food choices and availability. As summer brings a lot of socialization…