The Well Nourished Life

Autoimmune Disease


The National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimates that approximately 23.5* million Americans live with an autoimmune disease and that its prevalence is on the rise. Autoimmune diseases are one of the 10 leading causes of death for girls and women in all age groups up to 64 years of age.

Anti inflammatory Foods


Inflammation is an automatic, biological immune response to the presence of the damaging microorganisms. The goal of the existence of of inflammation is to rid the body of damaging stimuli.

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids

gut health


ll disease begins in the gut." — Hippocrates

Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, was a wise man.

Much of his wisdom, now over 2,000 years old,and stood the test of time.

Nutrition 101


Making the smart food and nutrition choices is a necessary part of everyone's daily life.

  • Serving Size vs Portion Size

Health and Fitness


 Build an eating plan with your unique lifestyle and nutritional needs in mind. Regular physical activity is just as important to a healthful lifestyle as smart eating. Get workout ideas, 

nutrition advice and tips for family exercise.

  • Caffeine and Exercise
  • Sodium and High Blood Pressure
  • Sugar Substitutes How Much is too Much

Women and their Bodies


A balanced diet is a cornerstone of health. Women, should enjoy a variety of healthful foods from all of the foods groups, but women also have special nutrient needs, and, during each stage of a woman's life, these needs change.