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  What are food allergies? Suffering from food allergies? You’re not alone. The incidence of food allergies has significantly increased over the past decade. In the United States alone, an estimated 32 million Americans suffer from a food allergy. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has identified eight major food allergens: peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, […]

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  If you struggle with acid reflux, heartburn and indigestion, you may be experiencing gastroesophageal reflux disease, commonly known as GERD.   What is GERD? GERD is a digestive disorder that typically develops when stomach acids repeatedly flow back up into the esophagus. Your esophagus and stomach are connected by a muscle ring called the […]

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  You may have heard the words “Ketogenic diet” or “Keto diet” thrown around in conversation, on social media, or on TV. It likely pops up as one of the first suggestions when you search the world wide web for “best diet for weight loss.” Your friends and family may rave about it. Your favorite […]

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  Here at Culina Health we like to approach nutrition from different angles, not just food. Of course, there is physical activity, there’s mindset and self-talk, and then there’s the underdog: rituals. Rituals play a critical role in habit formation and behavior change. Incorporating rituals into your day creates a positive domino effect for cementing […]

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  Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season. This time of year is filled with joy, laughter and togetherness. But for some, it can also be a time of dread if you’re watching your waistline. Nobody is arguing that Thanksgiving dinner is filled with the healthiest of foods, but here at Culina Health, indulging […]

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  Raise your hand if you’ve ever come back from a weekend away feeling less than great. Whether you’re traveling somewhere close by or far away, it can feel really tough to stick to your health goals. Between not so great food choices (hello fast food, gas stations, and airport eats), pushy family members, or […]

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  If you have IBD, chances are you’ve had a healthcare provider tell you to follow a low fiber diet. Or perhaps you’ve been told that what you eat doesn’t matter at all. Not true! Research shows that dietary patterns as well as certain foods and food additives can increase or decrease your risk for […]

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Let’s talk meal prep Meal prep is one of those things that’s usually met with a groan when I bring it up with clients. They picture kissing their Sunday goodbye to spend hours in the kitchen. They see themselves making multiple complex recipes that are then pre-portioned into perfect containers for the week. If that’s […]

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  We all know how important nutrition is for supporting good heart health. But did you know that our food choices and eating habits can equally affect our mental health by shifting our mood, focus, cognition and energy levels? Studies show that nutrition plays a key role in preventing mood disorders, optimizing our concentration and […]

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  Do you ever find yourself scrolling through your feed on your Instagram feed wondering “Ugh, how does she eat that and look like that?” or “Is he on testosterone. His abs don’t even look real…” or “How does she make the perfect, photogenic meal Every. Single. Time. She. Eats”?   Well. You’re not alone. […]

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  Adrenal Fatigue is one of many popular ailments circulating the internet these days. Maybe you’ve heard of it?   Basically, Adrenal Fatigue is a theory that when you’re constantly dealing with high stress levels, the little glands that sit on top of your kidneys can get tired out and will stop producing the correct […]

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Are you thinking of trying seed cycling? If you don’t know what were talking about, seed cycling is a new health trend, aimed at improving women’s menstrual cycles. THE BASICS Women typically experience a menstrual cycle every 28 days- or once a month, on average. The menstrual cycle consists of 2 phases: the follicular phase and […]

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