Spicy Summer Recipes – Lamb Brochettes

[amd-zlrecipe-recipe:3] Hot Sauce for the Brochettes: Pound in a Mortar: 1/2 head garlic, peeled 5 tblspns parsley, minced 1 tspn cumin seed, crushed 1 tspn hot red peppers 1 tspn sweet red pepper Blend Together: 1/2 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup olive oil 2 cups water salt to taste 1 lemon (or lime) including rind, [...]

By | July 5th, 2014|Recipes|0 Comments

Stress and Your Brain

Could Stress be Slowing Down your Weight Loss? Kristin Davis RD Stress is one of the many excuses people have for gaining weight. They aren’t sleeping, they’re worried and they eat. But what if you could break the power that stress has over you? In the book Hijacked by your Brain, Dr Julian Ford and [...]

By | May 28th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Could a Low-Fat Diet be Causing Mental Decline?

Why Low-Carbohydrate Diets are Better for Your Brain Health Kristin Davis RD Dr. David Perlmutter is a neurosurgeon and author of the book Grain Brain. While it might sound like Grain Brain supports grain for brain health that idea couldn’t be further from the truth. The book is actually about how BAD grains are. Eating [...]

By | March 4th, 2014|Book Review|0 Comments

Eccentric Exercise

How Doing Less Gets you More Are you trying to get away with doing less exercise? Maybe the gym isn’t your scene. Or maybe your schedule has too many time conflicts to allow exercise. If you're looking for a way to do more with less time and become more efficient, eccentric exercise might just be [...]

By | January 30th, 2014|Exercise, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Diet Beat Dialysis

Phyllis Tells her Story My doctor has suggested that I write my story. Heavens to Betsy. So here it is: Once upon a time back in 2005, there was this fat chick. She was being held captive in a rehab/care facility. “Care” was a stretch. She was there with a broken ankle and two cracked [...]

By | January 30th, 2014|Patient Stories, Weight Loss|0 Comments

Four Reasons to go Paleo

Is a Paleo-Style Diet Right for You? Kristin Davis RD, LD If you’ve been toying with the idea of eating a more ancestral diet, here are four reasons that might just get you off the fence, from the book, It Starts with Food, by Dallas and Melissa Hartwig. According the Hartwigs, the food you eat [...]

By | January 2nd, 2014|Book Review, Weight Loss|0 Comments

Get Out There!

View of Mt. Hood from Wildcat Mtn. Enjoy the Great Outdoors any Time of Year Kristin Davis RD It's easy to get healthy doing something you love. I love hiking and for me it's a great way to refresh, renew, and get exercise without it feeling like work. It's actually fun! I hike [...]

By | December 13th, 2013|Weight Loss|0 Comments

Mid-Holiday Check-in

Kristin Davis RD Breathing a sigh of relief now that you’ve made it through a major eating holiday? Congratulations are in order! It’s okay if things didn’t go perfectly, as they rarely do. Did you enjoy yourself? Did you learn something in the process of navigating food “bombs?”  The take-away here is turning any situation [...]

By | December 13th, 2013|Uncategorized, Weight Loss|0 Comments