Easy Steps Towards Well-Being for Those Living with Mental Health Concerns

Navigating through the complexities of life is hard enough, and when you’re grappling with a mental disorder, it can become even more challenging. However, achieving holistic health—both physically and mentally—is attainable with the right approach. This guide aims to offer you eight easily implementable steps for a more balanced lifestyle. In this article, we’ll delve into these essential practices to

Open Up and Say, “…aaahhhh…”

Open Up and Say, “…aaahhhh…” Oral Signs of Health Concerns Kari Collett, RDN, LDN, CLT with A to Zinc Nutrition, LLC You may have heard that the mouth is a “window into the gut.” What it means is that your oral cavity is a reflection of how your immune system is functioning, as the gut is where most of your

Vegetable Storage Tips

Vegetable Storage Tips Proper Storage Protects Harvested Vegetables Kari Collett, RDN, LDN, CLT with A to Zinc Nutrition, LLC September is National Fruits & Veggies month! In past articles, we’ve shared quite a bit of information about the benefits of eating vegetables. So, this time, let’s direct our attention to storage. We all have to store vegetables to some degree

More Than a Bad Hair Day

More Than a Bad Hair Day Don’t Panic! Nutrition Can Help You Have Healthy Hair Kari Collett, RDN, LDN, CLT with A to Zinc Nutrition, LLC If your hair is falling out, breaking off, turning gray too soon or fast, or has lost its shine, you’re not alone. Many a folk notice the beginning of these hair fallacies and don’t

Where is the Best Place to get Groceries?

Where is the Best Place to get Groceries? Mix-n-Match Your Food Shopping Resources Kari Collett, RDN, LDN, CLT with A to Zinc Nutrition, LLC Clients ask me all the time, “Where do you do your grocery shopping, Kari?” This question usually comes when the patient has been given a list of key foods to focus on to reduce inflammation and

Jocelyn’s LEAP Story: Heartburn and Painful Digestion

Life Before LEAP… My name is Jocelyn. Since my early twenties, I have struggled with digestion. I have no idea what happened at that time in my life to cause such painful digestion. Unfortunately, as time went on and after having two children, the issues became intolerable. I felt like I never had a day without gut pain. Some days

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