Dr Lisa’s Recipe for Homemade Almond Milk

If you haven’t yet caught on to making your own homemade almond milk, this recipe should demystify the process. It is SO easy and the finished product is delicious and well worth it.  A few things to consider before starting: You’ll want to start off with truly RAW almonds, organic if possible. It’s best to […]

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Nutritional Supplements: Professional Grade vs Over-the-Counter

fish oils

Nutritional Supplements have fascinated me since I was a child. I love the idea of being able to take something natural to assist my body in the healing process. And the technology that’s available now in the nutritional supplement world is mind-blowing. Modern medicine will catch up in about 30 years. . .you’ll see. Fortunately, […]

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The Argument Hour

the argument hour

It’s 6:47pm. She walks in the house. Her husband’s first words to her are, “What’s for dinner?” She hasn’t eaten since lunch. She’s exhausted. She had a bad day and then sat in traffic for 45 minutes. And all he says is that he wants her to make dinner? Unbeknownst to her, he forgot his wallet today and […]

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Confessions of a Naturopath

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na·tur·op·a·thy [ney-chuh-rop-uh-thee, nach-uh-]  noun a system or method of treating the body that employs no surgery or synthetic drugs but uses diet, herbs, vitamins, natural and non-toxic therapies to assist the natural healing process. Well there you have it. That’s pretty much what I do in practice. But what do I do when I’m at […]

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Nutritional Suggestions for Dealing with Depression and Anxiety

let food be your medicine

Chances are, you know someone who is, was, or will be depressed and/or anxious, quite possibly to the point that it considerably affects their quality of life. Since May is Mental Health Month, and the theme this year happens to be Mind Your Health, I thought I’d shed some light on what you can do […]

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What’s the Deal with Coconut Water?

Fresh coconut water, straight out of the coconut, has got to be one of my favorite beverages of all time. I’ve been drinking it for about 8 years now, but I’ve definitely noticed a recent rise in interest, especially among the raw and paleo diet crowds. So what’s the deal? First of all. . .the […]

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When You Just Can’t Seem to Get Enough Greens

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Once you’ve gone on a green-juice kick, right away you begin to see all the natural benefits of consuming a high quantity of nutrients on a regular basis. You skin begins to glow, your energy skyrockets, your aches and pains go away, you may even lose weight. . .just to name a few of the oh-so-many […]

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Dr Lisa’s Radio Interview

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Hear Dr Lisa Giusiana’s radio interview talking about: How your brain communicates with your body Why you crave certain foods What it means to be over-fed but under-nourished What 1º of Change can do for your health How to flood your body with nutrition . . .and so much more! Online Fitness Radio at Blog […]

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What’s in Your Fridge?

what's in your fridge fruits and vegetables

You can tell a lot about a person by what’s in their fridge. You can tell who’s a soda drinker, who’s a bottled salad dressing junkie, who eats out all the time, who likes to cook, and who cooks but never eats their leftovers. You can tell if a person buys their food at chain […]

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Chia Pudding

chia seed coconut milk pudding recipe

I never know what to eat for breakfast. For anyone with blood sugar issues, I recommend always breaking a fast (first meal of the day) with protein. Otherwise, your body will be struggling with blood sugar swings the rest of the day. But I see a lot of vegan patients who won’t eat eggs or animal […]

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