Food & Diet Tips
Confused?… Where to Start with Your Diet
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.
Vegetarian Protein Ideas
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.
5 Healthy, Happy Holiday Eating Tricks
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.
STOP Eating C.R.A.P.
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.
Salt (and water) For Humans
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.
Diet 101 – Nutrition Not Deprivation
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.
Becoming Fat Adapted
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...
5 Tips for a Slimmer, Healthier You
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...
Calculate My Macros for Ketosis and Dietary Control
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
Drink Clean Water
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!
Hormones and Food Cravings
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?
Ignite Your Healing Powers with the Correct Foods and Supplements Now!
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.
Five Keys to Successfully Change Your Diet
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.
Fact Sheet on Fats
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.
What do you want?
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.
Healthy Lunch Options & More for a High Functioning Child
Avoid refined sugar, genetically modified grains, poor quality dairy products and other highly processed foods like poor quality lunch meat.
Are we there yet?
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).
Good Health Takes Time
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!
Eating Well on Vacation
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.
3 Tips for Healthy Summer Snacking
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…
Dr. Amanda’s Nutrition Myth Buster on Fiber
The very high in fiber food that I want to bring to your attention is my new found love: chia seeds!