So you got a 23andMe test, now what?

DNA

So you got a 23andme test, now what? 23andMe is a saliva-based direct-to-consumer personal genome test. It’s a fun way to learn about your ancestry and genetic traits that explain why you are the way you are! What is a genome? A genome is an organism’s complete set of genetic instructions. These instructions tell our body how to make proteins and molecules essential for growth, development and health. Although the.. Read More

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Learn about how one diet may be involved with aging, cancer and weight loss

keto summit

Weight-Loss, Cancer, and Aging?? You’ve probably heard the name “keto” or “ketogenic diet” floating around lately. And you’ve probably heard that it’s supposed to cure disease and help you lose weight. But is there any truth to any of the claims or is it just another version of low carb that’s in vogue right now? If you haven’t come across it before, the ketogenic diet is a way of eating.. Read More

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Food, Mountains and Hiking: A girls trip to Banff National Park

Morraine Lake

My daughter and I took a girls trip to Banff National Park a few weeks ago and the response to my pictures on Facebook was so overwhelming I decided to make a blog post about it!  And someone asked for the itinerary so I thought I’d share here.  Trips for the soul are as much a part of your health as the food we eat.  Time away in nature with.. Read More

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Healthy Food for Less

I recently started ordering food from a new on-line store called Thrive Market.  Healthy food can be expensive!  I am sometimes shocked that a small bag of beef jerky or a small bag of kale chips at the store is $7!  I have found that a lot of the items on Thrive that I normally buy at Whole Foods or Amazon are a lot cheaper.  Thrive does have a yearly.. Read More

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Why I started the Wellness Through Food (WTF!) Blog…….

Wellness Through Food

First of thank you for being here! I’m so excited to have a place to house all my recipes, reading and research. Wellness Through Food (WTF!) is a place to show people how to obtain optimal wellness through the food they eat.  This blog is an extension of my life. Over the years I’ve seen and experienced so much in the world of nutrition and ways to improve my overall.. Read More

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