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17 10, 2018

The Blood Sugar — Weight Loss Connection

October 17th, 2018|Blog, constipation, Detox and Weight Loss, Digestion, headaches, Holistic weight loss program, meal planning, Metabolism, nutrition, weight loss plan, weight loss program|Comments Off on The Blood Sugar — Weight Loss Connection

While working within the Integrative Clinical Nutrition field, I've met countless people who want to lose weight and most importantly keep it off. I've seen them all — and maybe you see yourself on this list — if you've ever been a... yo-yo dieter fad diet dieter calorie counter diet pill dieter ‘hangry’ dieter scale [...]

1 09, 2018

Can the humble apple really keep the doctor away?

September 1st, 2018|Alzheimers, bone density, Detox and Weight Loss, Digestion, healthy choices for your pantry, healthy snacks, Immunity, leaky gut|Comments Off on Can the humble apple really keep the doctor away?

I recently came across a study, Apples and Cardiovascular Health: Is Good Microbiota a Core Consideration?  published in the journal, Nutrients, published in 2015.  I was surprised to learn that there is a great deal of evidence of the wide array of health benefits of apples, by way of its effects on the gut flora. These benefits [...]

18 02, 2018

Guest Blog: De-cluttering our Electromagnetic Spaces

February 18th, 2018|anxiety, Blog, Brain and Mental Health, Digestion, Digestive problems, dizziness, Fatigue, headaches, mental health, mineral deficiencies, Miscellaneous, nutrition, Stress relievers|1 Comment

In today’s modern world, not only are we blessed with unparalleled conveniences and information, but also challenged by countless environmental stressors on a daily basis. It can be very difficult to look beyond the obvious array of processed foods, consumer products and mainstream medicine, although we must if we wish to enjoy good health and [...]

9 09, 2017

The BeWell Approach to Teen Complaints: Anxiety, Headaches, Fatigue, IBS and More…

September 9th, 2017|Blog, Brain and Mental Health, Digestion, Fatigue, Kids|Comments Off on The BeWell Approach to Teen Complaints: Anxiety, Headaches, Fatigue, IBS and More…

We see a lot of teenagers at BeWell Associates. Digestive distress, anxiety, headaches, fatigue, inability to focus;  their symptoms run the gamut of adult problems. It is not uncommon for us to work with a 15 year old whom has a fairly typical triad of complaints: chronic stomach aches, extreme fatigue and focus problems. In this case, [...]

19 08, 2017

Tips For Better Digestion

August 19th, 2017|Blog, Detox and Weight Loss, Digestion|Comments Off on Tips For Better Digestion

Salmon with Avocado The avocado has many health benefits including tons of fiber.  One medium-size avocado contains about 15 grams.They’re easy to digest and contain healthy fat,  which helps maintain the health of the digestive tract as well as supports the gallbladder. Click here for recipe Beet and Fennel Salad Beets are excellent for constipation [...]

12 08, 2017

To refrigerate or not to refrigerate: the proper care of probiotics

August 12th, 2017|babies with acid reflux, babies with severe colic, Celiac, cell building, constipation, cramping, Digestion, Digestive problems, Food Allergies, food sensitivities, heartburn, holistic health plan, Immunity, infant probiotics, Kids, leaky gut, Metabolism, pHof stomach acid, probiotics|Comments Off on To refrigerate or not to refrigerate: the proper care of probiotics

Just how sensitive are probiotics? Clients frequently ask whether they should be refrigerated. The answer is yes, but not necessarily all the time. Here are some guidelines: -Don't leave them in a hot car or subject them to freezing temperatures (like the cargo hold of an airplane). -Do carry them in your purse or backpack [...]

29 05, 2017

Food Allergies: The Facts, Part 2

May 29th, 2017|allergies, Blog, Celiac, Digestion, Food Allergies, food sensitivities, headaches, holistic health plan, leaky gut, pHof stomach acid, probiotics|Comments Off on Food Allergies: The Facts, Part 2

Wonder whether you have an allergy to dairy OR whether you’re lactose intolerant? We learned last week that there are many ways that we can react to the same foods, in this case, dairy.  Let’s discuss the three ways we can react to casein, the main protein in cow dairy. These are the common symptoms [...]

13 05, 2017

Hemp Hearts

May 13th, 2017|Digestion, Heart Health, hemp hearts, holistic health plan, Immunity|Comments Off on Hemp Hearts

Hemp seeds are technically a nut and have a soft, creamy "heart" that has a buttery, nutty flavor They are an excellent source of nutrition: HEALTHY FAT: Hemp seeds are composed of more than 30 percent healthy fats, including the essential fatty acids linoleic acid and alpha-linolenic acid (plant-based omega-3), anti-inflammatory effect. They also contain gamma-linolenic acid, [...]

22 04, 2017

Great Dairy-free Finds!

April 22nd, 2017|Blog, Digestion, Fatigue, Food Allergies, healthy snacks, nutrition, Vegan, Vegetarian|1 Comment

One of our specialties at BeWell is working with food allergies. Dairy is, by far, one of the most common allergies that I see with my clients. Most people like milk alternatives but cheese has been an ongoing challenge. So I have been on a mission to try out some of the new dairy-free options that [...]

18 03, 2017

Leaky What?

March 18th, 2017|Blog, Brain and Mental Health, Digestion, Fatigue, Food Allergies, Immunity|Comments Off on Leaky What?

Do you have the following symptoms or habits? Gas, bloating, abdominal pain (often misidentified as“lactose intolerance”) Alternating constipation and diarrhea Chemical sensitivity and food allergies Do you engage in some of these habits? Regular use of over-the-counter pain medications (NSAIDS: non-steroidal anti-inflammatories such as Motrin, Aleve, etc.) Antibiotic use, especially 2 or more courses back-to-back [...]