Posts Posts by: "Paula Carper"

I don’t often post personal stuff but this woman has influence my life greatly.  I hope this honors my Aunt Violet, her family, and her memory.   For those of us she leaves behind…The show must go on. Since the first time my mother shared the awful news, I have known that…(Read More)

In my practice, and in my life, the question that I am asked most often by clients, friends, and family is, “What should I eat to lose weight?” or “get healthier?”   The question itself is indicative of the lack of connection that people have with their bodies these days.  It saddens me that so many…(Read More)

What is a "paleo diet"?

Q: What is a Paleo diet and what do you think of this type of diet? A: The “Paleo” diet is a diet designed to emulate the diet of humans during the Paleolithic period using modern foods. Dairy products, grains, legumes, processed oils, and refined sugar are avoided, while pastured meats, fish, organ meats, unrefined…(Read More)

6/30/14 ASTON UNIVERSITY, UK Research has shown that eating almonds can reduce the risk of heart disease by keeping blood vessels healthy. Research indicates that almonds significantly increase the amount of antioxidants in the blood stream, reduce blood pressure and improve blood flow. These findings add weight to the theory that Mediterranean diets…(Read More)

Nutrition is important to building health, but doctors don’t practice nutrition, they practice medicine. When facing some complex health issues of my own, I began to journey back to my roots and rediscovered the power of nutrition to transform our bodies and our lives…(Read More)