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Metabolic Syndrome Triples COVID Mortality

By Kristy Hall
Categories: Coronavirus, Health Blog

COVID is a pretty scary virus. More than 265,000 Americans have died from this illness to date. The current projections are that we could have as many as 400,000 by the end of this year. That means learning what we can do to protect ourselves and our families is extremely important. Especially when we learn […]

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Healthy Nutrition Choices Includes Eating Chocolate (Yay!)

By Kristy Hall
Categories: Food as Medicine, Health Blog, nutritionist

You might not expect a Functional Nutritionist to say this, but here goes: Yes, Virginia, you CAN eat chocolate! No, I am not giving you the green light to chow down on Snickers bars and M&Ms (plain or peanut!) but there are plenty of sound reasons to include chocolate include in your diet. Before you […]

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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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We All Cheat on Our Diets Once in a While…I’m Rethinking That, Here’s Why

By Kristy Hall
Categories: Health Blog

I Thought My Little Bit of Cheating was a Healthy Choice–Boy Was I Wrong! I love my new Oura ring. I wrote about it before and told you how it has helped me to improve my sleep quality. Well, that is not the only reason I love this tool: I love the information it gives […]

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You Don’t Know What You’ve Got ‘Til It’s Gone

By Kristy Hall
Categories: Health Blog

Healthy Food Choices Just Got Tougher in Loveland Loveland residents lost a really good thing this week when Crunchy Grocer closed their doors for the last time. Fair warning: I’m going on a bit of a personal rant, here. But it is important that people recognize what they have–and what they are missing! And as […]

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