Top 3 Reasons to Eat Vegetables

Finally! Vegetables are getting some attention. Most people still don’t eat enough of them, but these days at least most people are aware that they should be eating them. We can no longer ignore the mountain of evidence supporting vegetable consumption for optimal health. The primary reason people avoid eating vegetables is because they don’t taste good. Many traditional methods

Jean’s LEAP Story: Knee Replacement Not Needed!

My Past I’ve worked hard all my life growing up on a farm and playing sports in school, and because of it, my knees took a beating. Over the past several years, my knees began to feel swollen and painful. In more recent years, my knees were in pain all the time. I exercised daily, but it was difficult. I

Know Your Cooking Oils

Know Your Cooking Oils Get the best health, flavor, and cooking benefits from the oils you use. Kari Collett, RDN, LDN, CLT with A to Zinc Nutrition, LLC On any given day in the “what’s best” amidst the media stream, you might hear about an oil that has newly discovered health properties or newly published research that makes it rise

What do fishing and blood glucose levels have in common?

Understanding Low Blood Sugars Glucose, Insulin, & Hypoglycemia Kari Collett, RDN, LDN, CLT Helpful definitions. Glucose: Source of energy for our body that comes from the food we eat, specifically carbohydrates and proteins. Insulin: Hormone produced by the pancreas that allows glucose into body cells for energy production. Hyperglycemia:  Condition caused by elevated blood glucose levels. If you notice symptoms such as

Raw vs. Cooked

Kari Collett, RDN, LDN, CLT with A to Zinc Nutrition, LLC

JoyGenea’s LEAP Story: Pre-Diabetes and Crazy Diets!

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Today… My doctor is in complete awe of my health and says so. My numbers are great: blood glucose, weight, cholesterol, and blood pressure. I am not on any medications. I rarely get colds or other illnesses, and my body heals quickly if I get injured. The better balance of nutrition supports my neurodiversity and has decreased my anxiety. Even

Nutrient Synergy

Kari Collett, RDN, LDN, CLT with A to Zinc Nutrition, LLC   Vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients don’t work in isolation.