Lindsay’s Favorite Spring Recipes

Spring is upon us!  With the change in season comes a change in the what’s local and available at the farmers market and health food stores!   We get a bit more variety in the spring with fruits and veggies and tend to remove ourselves from the deep, earthy root vegetable of winter and onward to the berries, leafy greens…

Nutritionist Lindsay Kluge’s Favorite Health Resources

So many people approach me wanting to make some changes to their diet, lifestyle and routine and the prospect of making changes to ones health can be a little overwhelming - especially if you don’t know where to begin. I’m sure I’ve said before that going online (or even to the Barnes and Noble ‘Health’ section) can prove to be…

Circadian Rhythm: The Importance of Our Internal Clock

One of the greatest contributors of dis-ease and illness in today’s culture is a misalignment of ones circadian rhythm, resulting in inappropriate hormonal secretions, particularly human growth hormone, cortisol and melatonin, and significant imbalances in nocturnal sleep patterns. Every single organism on the planet, from the most advanced homo sapiens right down to the simplest algae, has an intricate system…

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…