BuzzNutrition Blog


I recently received this question from a client named Dora: “When a label says ‘Natural Flavors’ or ‘Artificial Flavors”, what does that mean? Why wouldn’t it just say what the flavoring is? Makes me suspicious.” Dora, I think you’re quite right to be suspicious. “Natural flavors” is an umbrella term for ingredients […]

Beaver Butt Juice… delicious!?


Groaning, I fight into a sitting position, look around and breathe deeply into my dizziness. “Wow, I’m so hung over… looks like I threw quite a party! I hope everyone got home okay.” Then I remember. That confetti scattered all around my feet is not confetti at all, it’s balls of tissues stuck glued together with buckets of my yellow snot. […]

Put that cold bug on ice!






After enjoying a healthy cup of Joe, use coffee grounds for something besides garbage filler! Household Sprinkle on sidewalks to help combat ice! Provides traction + acid encourages melting. Reduce odors by putting coffee grounds in a jar or bowl and storing it in the fridge or a smelly cabinet. (But, in the […]

Don’t toss your coffee grounds!



  Do you know anyone with a chronic illness? You may without knowing it. Many people with a stubborn health condition might seem “normal,” but that’s only because you’re seeing them on a good day. They  may be expending all their energy to function normally and, after you say your farewells, may be headed home […]

3 things a chronically ill person might want you to ...


Quick version: Holding “Power Poses” (making your body appear big) can change your biochemistry making you less stressed and more confident, at ease, assertive, confident, relaxed, risk tolerant, and fearless. More in Amy Cuddy’s TED talk. Long version: When my Mom and Sister are in airports or on long road trips, they […]

Power Poses (for 2 min/day) May Change Your Biochemistry!


It can’t be denied that the state of the sky affects our mood and perception. A clear, blue sky is crisp with contentment, while a cloudy, soupy sky might weigh your mind and your heart. For many who suffer from SAD (Seasonal Affect Disorder), cloudy days have dire consequences. But the first-rate […]

Cloudy days, clearer thinking and SAD