Claire's Corner

White Trash Carbohydrates

Posted: April 9, 2018
By: Claire Bacon, CNC
White Trash Carbohydrates are just what they sound like: cheap, common foods that stupidly rob your body of nutrients because they are void of nutrition - and don't get any better just because of a pretty label! They might come with an awesome green logo or some promise...

When Counting Sheep isn't Enough - Part 2

Posted: April 9, 2018
By: Claire Bacon, CNC
Getting Restful Sleep - Part 2 Getting restful sleep - all night long, with peaceful dreams and waking up with energy in the morning - can be a lot easier said than done. Certainly, all of us have felt the effects of too much stress, and what it can do to our sleep...

When Counting Sheep isn't Enough - Part 1

Posted: April 9, 2018
By: Claire Bacon, CNC
When Counting Sheep Isn't Enough - Part 1 of 2 Your sleep is so important! Do you know that with chronic lack of sleep (less than 6 hours), the risks for ALL causes of mortality are increased? Do you know that lack of sleep can impair your metabolism, make you 30%...

Coffee... Healthy or Not?

Posted: April 9, 2018
By: Claire Bacon, CNC
Coffee... Healthy or Not? It all depends... The way I'll answer this for you is the way I answer most questions in our nutritional consultations: it depends on the individual. Whether a food is healthy for us or not has to be taken into context of questions like: what...

Staying Well through the Winter

Posted: April 9, 2018
By: Claire Bacon, CNC
Greetings, everyone! We have made it to December, and you know what that means: colder days, less outdoor exercise and much more holiday stress! For most people, this also means more parties, more eating out and more sugary treats. Have you ever wondered, is it a just...

Clear Skin from Within

Posted: April 9, 2018
By: Claire Bacon, CNC
The Skin is the Window to the Gut Have you heard this saying before? The skin is the window to the gut. Yes, the skin is your body's largest organ, and if you are dealing with any chronic sign of distress (redness, swelling, itchiness, scaly patches or acne) it could...

Fueling for Performance

Posted: April 9, 2018
By: Claire Bacon, CNC
Fueling for Performance As I am writing this, I myself am recovering from a full-on weekend warrior event: the Reebok Ragnar Tennessee Relay. For a duration of 28 hours, eleven of my friends and I consecutively passed our Ragnar wrist strap 200 miles from Chattanooga...