Mediterranean Tuna Salad

MEDITERRANEAN TUNA SALAD FOOD AS MEDICINE: Fatty fish like tuna and salmon are one of the best sources of omega 3 fatty acids. Omega 3 fatty acids are responsible for reducing inflammation in the body and preventing plaque build up in the arteries as well as promoting healthy cognitive function and skin health. Due to…

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Carrot Puree Dip

CARROT PUREE DIP FOOD AS MEDICINE: The health benefits of carrots are numerous, but they are best known for their antioxidant qualities. Beta-carotene is compound found in orange-yellow fleshed produce that has a wide-range of disease fighting qualities. Other varieties of carrots, like cosmic carrots and rainbow carrots, have plant pigment based compounds in addition…

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THE BENEFITS OF VITAMIN D!

THE BENEFITS OF VITAMIN D! As more is understood about the many roles Vitamin D plays in so many processes in the body; both clinicians and patients are noticing the value of obtaining optimal rather than “average” levels of Vitamin D. Most laboratory tests and physicians recommend a blood level of 20-30 ng/ml to avoid…

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Truffled Egg Salad

TRUFFLED EGG SALAD FOOD AS MEDICINE: Eggs are a nutritionally dense food, providing about 7 grams of protein each, as well as choline for brain development and omega-3’s for heart health. Eggs are also high in sulfur, which supports detoxification as well as cysteine and Vitamin D. Choose pasture raised eggs and always eat the…

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Prosciutto Egg Cups

PROSCIUTTO EGG CUPS FOOD AS MEDICINE: Eggs are a nutritionally dense food, providing about 7 grams of protein each, as well as choline for brain development and omega-3’s for heart health. Eggs are also high in sulfur, which supports detoxification as well as cysteine and Vitamin D. Choose pasture raised eggs and always eat the…

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Breast Milk: Nature’s Perfect Food

BREAST MILK: NATURE’S PERFECT FOOD Man cannot out-science or out-create nature! We continue to learn this and one of the best examples is in the birth and mothering process. Breast feeding and its benefits are connected to cognitive development, growth and weight gain of the baby, and immune system resilience. In the last decade, formula…

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Bacon Avocado “Fries”

BACON AVOCADO “FRIES” FOOD AS MEDICINE: Bacon is chock full of a very important nutrient called “choline,” which helps increase our intelligence and memory, from conception to Senior Status, and has been shown in university studies to help fight off the debilitating effects of Alzheimer’s Disease and other chronic mental impairments. Bacon provides us with substantial amounts of…

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Ali Miller RD|Woman Sneaking Cake

WHY I DON’T RECOMMEND A “CHEAT” DAY!

WHY I DON’T RECOMMEND A “CHEAT” DAY! I LOVE food! It creates connection with community, the earth, the circle of life…it brings joy, nostalgia, and can be used in celebration. I believe food shaming is a root cause of disordered eating and the foundation of a poor relationship with food. Although I do not accept…

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Ali Miller RD|Lemon Lime Adrenal Gummies

Lemon Lime Adrenal Gummies

LEMON LIME ADRENAL GUMMIES FOOD AS MEDICINE: Vitamin C is a must for healthy adrenal function. When adrenals pump out cortisol, there’s a stronger demand for vitamin C and when vitamin C isn’t available, the adrenals respond with excessive cortisol output until the gland becomes dysfunctional or can no longer produce ample amounts. When the…

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