Nutritional Supplementation

Nutritional Supplementation

With an increased awareness of health and wellness, nutritional supplement use amongst Americans are at an all high. According to the 2017 Annual Survey on Dietary Supplements, three fourths of Americans took dietary supplements last year. At Integrated Eating, we believe nutritional supplements can provide certain nutrients to your body for optimum health.

Mindful Movement with Maria 4

Mindful Movement with Maria 4

Today we introduce twists. These are grounded and fluid postures that are included in some yoga flow. The magic ingredient is awareness. What would it be like to bring your awareness to the mat? This fourth installment guides you to move your body with while noticing what’s happening in the present moment. What is it like to twist your body? What do you notice about your breath, physical body and emotions as you bring these poses into your body with awareness. 

Mindful Movement with Maria 3

Mindful Movement with Maria 3

Today we introduce the Crescent Lunge Series. These are structured, grounded and strong postures that are included in some yoga flows. This pose allows exploration of opening and receiving. The magic ingredient is awareness. What would it be like to bring your awareness to the mat? To what extent are you opened to receive? This third installment guides you to move your body with while noticing what’s happening in the present moment.

What’s Bug-ging you? Gut Bacteria and Our Mental Health

What’s Bug-ging you? Gut Bacteria and Our Mental Health

Gut bacteria refers to the millions of tiny organisms that live in our intestines. These little guys play a big role in our immunity and metabolism by producing nutrients, vitamins and other essential products. Research has shown that gut bacteria play a role in brain function - otherwise known as the “gut-brain axis” (Pedersen, 2019).

The Ketogenic Diet- Do-able or Dangerous?

The Ketogenic Diet- Do-able or Dangerous?

The Ketogenic or “Keto” Diet has been getting a lot of buzz recently. Essentially, the method includes a low-carb, moderate protein, high fat diet.  Many people are using this fad diet for quick fix weight loss. However, I and other eating disorder savvy nutritionists are against the approach. While the science behind “Keto” has been clinically indicated in some very special circumstances, this diet is not sustainable for the general public nor safe for those recovery from eating disorders.