How to Survive Holiday Food Anxiety

We are entering the time of year when food takes on all kinds of new and different meanings. It is often a time of excess – too much food, too much fun. It is fraught with emotions, good and bad, and it is filled with traditions. All of this gets reflected in the decisions we…

Quick Cauliflower Coconut Stew

This delicious stew is perfect for vegetarians or meat eaters. And it’s full of healthy fats! Comforting and warm, it’s one the whole family can enjoy for dinner. Add in some chicken or tofu for extra protein. If you’re enjoying a bit of grains, this pairs nicely with wild rice.

Prepare for Winter, Transition with Ease

Perhaps like me, you greet the fall season with ambivalent feelings.  I love the fall colors, the arrival of honey crisp apples and the warming stews and soups.  I am not delighted, however, by the upcoming cold, ice and decreasing daylight hours. As the summer fades, so does our exposure to daylight, the sun and…

Back to Basics

In the pursuit of health, many of us get lost in the details. There are a seemingly endless number of guidelines on what, when and how much we should be eating. In a desperate attempt to keep up with the rapid pace at which health and nutrition information is thrown at us, I believe we…

Top 5 Food Picks to Support Liver Detoxification

By The UWC Nutrition Team Foods are your most powerful tool to protect and support the liver.  There are 2 major phases of detoxification in the liver.  In order to have effective detoxification, you want to eat foods that contain compounds that support both phases.  Below is a list of some of the best, but…

Gratitude

Believe it or not, our emotions are powerful enough to cause calculable changes in our physiology.  The mind-heart-body connection is so strong that we can actually physiologically impact those around us … true story – here’s how… The heart is often thought to beat with perfect regularity; however, there are small variations between those seemingly…

Getting Healthy is an Inside Job

Getting Healthy is an Inside Job The body has an amazing and innate ability to heal itself. As much as modern medicine knows and has to offer us, there is a deep wisdom within our body in that it knows how to create health, given the proper environment. To a degree we have been brainwashed…

Meditation Can Strengthen Your Intentions

Setting goals and envisioning your heart’s desires is a common practice at the beginning of each new year. Perhaps you, like millions of others, have made a New Year’s Resolution. For those of you who did, how’s it going? If you’re noticing it’s starting to waver, you are not alone. A University of Scranton research…

The UltraWellness Center Garden

At The UltraWellness Center we believe that good nutrition starts in the ground. High quality plants start with the best seeds that are nourished with organic soil, clean air, and fresh water. The where, how, and when of growing and harvesting food makes all the difference in the nutritional content of our meals and their…

Eating with the Season: Community-Supported Agriculture

There is no shortage of confusing and conflicting information when it comes to nutrition, but if there is one thing we can all agree upon, it’s that eating a variety of nutrient-dense fruits and vegetables is key for optimal health! Fortunately, most of the country is now in the midst of the season where fresh fruits…