Keto-Paleo Seminar in Brighton, Michigan

Keto-Paleo Seminar in Brighton, Michigan

Please click here to visit the EventBrite page for this seminar, where you can purchase tickets in advance.   KETO-PALEO NUTRITION SEMINAR BRIGHTON AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 218 E GRAND RIVER AVENUE, BRIGHTON, MICHIGAN SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, 2017, 10 AM – 12 PM $25 ADVANCE REGISTRATION; $35 AT DOOR IF SPACE ALLOWS Discover how you…

Guest Feature: Trudy Scott, Paleo and Grain-Free for Anxiety and Depression

Guest Feature: Trudy Scott, Paleo and Grain-Free for Anxiety and Depression

Trudy Scott, a well-known nutritionist specializing in anxiety and amino acid therapies, recently did a roundup of healing stories — including mine. This is a powerful testament to the healing power of food. Read this linked article to see the incredible stories of healing anxiety and depression with a paleo or grain-free diet.

Getting Honest About How I Really Healed Depression and Anxiety

Getting Honest About How I Really Healed Depression and Anxiety

If you know my story, you know that I successfully healed severe depression and anxiety by changing my diet. This is absolutely true — adopting a paleo diet completely transformed and stabilized my mental health. I often say that it improved my mood by 70%, and that’s also true. But I haven’t been telling the whole…

Why I’m Already Dreading the Holidays (and 5 Things I’m Doing About It)

Why I’m Already Dreading the Holidays (and 5 Things I’m Doing About It)

“I’m freaking out about the holidays,” I told my friend. “Wait, what holiday?” she asked. “It’s September.” “You know, the holidays — Thanksgiving and Christmas.” “But that’s months away. You’re already worried about it?” “Yeah,” I said, embarrassed. “I just really, really hate the holidays.” ***** It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and every single…

Guest Post on Empowered Sustenance

Guest Post on Empowered Sustenance

Reading other peoples’ health recovery stories was one of the most important things I did during my own healing journey. In my darkest days, I turned to blogs for hope, reassurance, and a sense of camaraderie. Empowered Sustenance was one of my favorites, and I looked up to Lauren in so many ways: her vulnerability,…

Nutrition for Mental Health: Watch My Talk

Nutrition for Mental Health: Watch My Talk

Yesterday, I gave a talk at the University of Michigan regarding nutrition for mental health. I had a fantastic time, and it’s really gotten me excited to go out and give more talks. We were able to record most of the presentation, but due to a camera mishap, the end got cut off. This is…

If Your Depression Stems from Trauma, Can Nutrition Really Help?

If Your Depression Stems from Trauma, Can Nutrition Really Help?

I’ve talked to a lot of people with anxiety and depression, and nearly all of them have experienced some type of trauma: they grew up in abusive or neglectful families, they endured a major loss, they experienced assault, or they witnessed something horrific. In other words, their mental health issues didn’t appear out of thin…

So You Wanna Be an NTP? My Review of the Nutritional Therapy Association’s Nutritional Therapy Practitioner Program

So You Wanna Be an NTP? My Review of the Nutritional Therapy Association’s Nutritional Therapy Practitioner Program

WHY I CHOSE THE NTP PROGRAM In the fall of 2014, I got a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach: I wasn’t doing what I wanted to do, and I knew major burnout was just around the corner. My intuition told me that I needed to make a big shift, career-wise, and that…