Recipe for Vegan Pineapple Coconut Cupcakes

  Are you looking for something sweet that is Vegan and is easy to make? Then you should try Dr. Hollon's recipe for Vegan Pineapple Coconut Cupcakes. This recipe contains no dairy, no egg and no potato. As many of you are aware, I love the warm weather and at times feel a little resistant to Autumn.  So I was…

Healthy Inflammation & Chronic Inflammation

When we get right to the core of inflammation and diet - it’s amazingly clear that foods can play a major role in either supporting a healthy inflammatory response, or the total opposite and causing chronic inflammation. A common question I hear often from my nutrition patients involves the correlation between inflammation and diet. Quite often, it’s not just their…

Upcoming Community Weight Loss Class with Lindsay Kluge

RNM's Unique Weight Loss Class with Licensed Nutritionist Lindsay Kluge Starts Saturday January 17th, 2015  Unlike other weight loss strategies, this community weight loss class will focus on nourishing the body, developing sustainable nutrition habits and also focus on healthy cooking and food preparation techniques. We will not put a lot of “weight” on watching the scale here, but rather…

Choosing the Right Herbal Practitioner

By Lindsay Kluge, M.Sc, CNS, LDN Over the past several years, I have talked to hundreds of people who are interested in taking herbal medicines and even working with an herbalist, however they have a strong hesitation for three big reasons: There just aren't many herbalists (if any at all) in their area; There are absolutely no regulations about who can…

Fish oil: Do the Benefits outweigh the risks?

By Lindsay Kluge, M.Sc, CNS, LDN I can almost guarantee that anyone who goes into a grocery store, picks up a packaged, processed and otherwise unrecognizable item off of the shelf and takes it home for dinner will at one point (at least subconsciously) ask themselves, “Do the benefits outweigh the risks?”  We have a lot of blind faith in…

Probiotics: Listen to your Gut

Probiotics are hugely beneficial in shaping who we are, how we respond to the world, and how our health is affected by these billions of tiny bacterias residing in the gut. 90% of your immune system is in your gut! Therefore probiotics are KEY in maintaining a strong immune system for several reasons: They form a protective layer within the intestinal…

Herbal Adaptogens: Sustainable Energy

More often than not, many of my patients can benefit greatly from the powerful healing of herbal adaptogens. One of the most common complaints I hear from people is that their energy just wont get them through the day. They’re either struggling to get out of bed in the morning or hitting a mid-day slump that is nearly immobilizing during the…

The Incredible Potential Of Herbal Healing

May is national herb month! This means we get an entire month devoted to bringing our awareness to the time honored tradition of herbal healing and practice. These days, having an herbalist in every town is few and far between, so the benefits of working with herbs as your medicine may be foreign to many people. As an clinical herbal…

RNM’s Nutritionist Lindsay Kluge Shares Her Favorite Spring Recipes

Spring is one of the most dramatic shifts that we see not only in nature, but within our own body. There is an increasingly powerful upward surge of energy as we come out of a long hibernation time, and enjoying all of the delicious, fresh produce and color that the spring season has to offer is one of the many…

Digestive Bitters – Spark your Digestion!

Do you ever wonder why eating a salad before a meal is so popular? It’s a long-standing tradition that eating some greens before the main course can aid in digestion, but how does that work? Traditionally, salads were made of bitter greens like dandelion leaves and wild edibles which when eaten in even small amounts can really spark the digestive…