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People’s Health Negatively Affected by Colorado Feedlot Laws

By Kristy Hall
Categories: Food as Medicine, Health Blog

Feedlots have a bad reputation in the holistic nutrition community, and rightly so.  Beef cattle fed on feedlots are given a corn-based diet designed to quickly fatten them up. While on the surface that sounds great, as it turns out it is far from great in the end. First, grain is not what cattle are […]

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A Nutritionist’s Good Intentions Gone Wrong

By Kristy Hall
Categories: Health Blog

The Road to Hell and Bad Nutrition: BOTH Paved with Good Intentions I’ve heard the phrase before and  I bumped up against some old, but good intentions over the weekend that gave the entire family a good laugh. I’ve been a health nut a lot longer than I’ve been a nutritionist.  In order to feed […]

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Dietary Factors of Inflammation

By Kristy Hall
Categories: Health Blog

Inflammation.  Lots of people are talking about eating a low inflammatory diet to reduce inflammation, but what does that mean? The number one factor of inflammation in the diet is fat. Actually, it is the conversion of fat by enzymes that determines what path they follow.  There are three paths fats can follow that determine […]

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