UltraNourished - Page 9 of 13

By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
It’s that time of year again. A time to reflect on that which we are grateful, a time for being with loved ones, and time for a whole lot of food! I bet at least one of your fondest Thanksgiving memories involves food, I know that’s true for…
By Kathie Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ
Oh, heavens! Where did the year go?! As we get into the seasonal groove, keep in mind that all those tasty-but-not-great-for-health cocktails can undermine your gut health and immunity just when you need them most! Side-stepping alcohol and all that extra sugar can be quite a challenge. How can you…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
I cannot say enough wonderful things about wild mushrooms. Although you’ll often see them categorized as a vegetable, they technically belong to the fungi family. Their medicinal benefits have been recognized by Eastern medicine practitioners for thousands of years. Modern science is now catching up to ancient wisdom…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
Protein is responsible for nearly all of the work carried out in every cell throughout the body. Protein provides the building blocks for the structure, function, and regulation of all tissues and organs, as well as the repair of our DNA. Many foods contain protein, but none are…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
Brown rice or white?  Everyone who has been to a Chinese restaurant has been asked this question.  Next time you are faced with this decision, be sure to consider these 5 reasons to choose brown.. Processing – When white rice is made, the hull, or outer…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
I often get the question “How can I get enough calcium on a dairy-free diet?” There is a lot of misconception about calcium due to the push for 3 servings of cow’s milk every day, starting from infancy. How could we possibly get our calcium needs met and…