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Tuscon, Arizona
Michelle L. Taylor is the Wellness Program Director at Monarch Health Promotions in Tucson, AZ. She is a clinical educator, health coach, certified tobacco treatment specialist, and certified asthma educator.
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Potent Potable Potions and Wicked Halloween Brews by Michelle T Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Potent Potable Potions and Wicked Halloween Brews Before I give you a few recipes to concoct a magical witches brew for your Halloween bash, lets delve into t ... Read on »
Food Allergies and You by Michelle T Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating About one in four people think that they are allergic to certain foods. In fact, only about 4 percent of persons age 5 and older actually have a food allergy. I ... Read on »
Tips to help you eat whole grains by Michelle T Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating At Meals: •To eat more whole grains, substitute a whole-grain product for a refined product – such as eating whole-wheat bread instead of white bread or brown rice ... Read on »
Adding Fruits and Vegetables to Your Kids’ Diet by Michelle T Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Fruits and vegetables are full of vitamins, minerals and fiber, which are essential to keeping your child healthy. Most kids need about 2 to 4 cups fruits and vegetables eve ... Read on »
April is IBS Awareness Month by Michelle T Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating If you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), you are not alone – IBS is common with worldwide prevalence estimated at 9% to 23%. Yet many people remain undiagnosed and unaw ... Read on »
Caffeine Cravings by Michelle T Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Caffeine containing beverages and plants have been used medicinally for thousands of years, beginning with the Aztecs. The six most widely used caffeine-containing plants in ... Read on »
Nutritious Notes by Michelle T Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating March is National Nutrition Month. Eating well can help reduce the risk of chronic diseases like cancer , diabetes , obesity , and hypertension . Eating well means eating a ... Read on »
It’s National Heart Health Month! by Michelle T Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Your diet is one of the most powerful influences on heart disease.  Reducing the consumption of foods high in saturated and trans-fats, and eating more high-fiber vegetabl ... Read on »
7 Eating Tips to Promote a Stress-Free, Healthy Immune System by Michelle T Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Tip # 1: Color Your Plate Like A Box of Crayolas: The substance that gives foods (fruits and vegetables) their color are called phytochemicals. Many consider these phyto ... Read on »
The Plants of The Shaman by Michelle T Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating A Shaman practices ritual ceremonies or magic to heal sickness, divine the future, and facilitate communication between the natural and the supernatural world. These religious ... Read on »
Nature's Own Aphrodisiacal Gifts of Love by Michelle T Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating In ancient times, aphrodisiacs were used as medicinal remedies, to increase fertility and to enhance male potency. Most of these "love potions" originate in myth and folklor ... Read on »
Food and Stress by Michelle T Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Foods That Trigger The Stress Response1. Refined Sugar 2. Salt 3. Caffeine 4. Chemical Additives 5. Processed Flour Not only do processed foods and junk foods con ... Read on »
The Skinny on Fat by Michelle T Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Cutting back on fat? Getting enough fat? How do you find a happy balance? Fat is an important part of a healthful eating plan. It provides energy, fat-soluble vitamins, es ... Read on »
Medicinal Uses for Herbal Teas by Michelle T Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Herbs have been used for centuries to treat a variety of medical illnesses. Many of the uses have come from folklore or cultural traditions. Scientific evaluation of herbals ... Read on »
June is National Headache Month; Headache Triggering Foods by Michelle T Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating June is National Headache Month, specific foods and dietary habits such as fasting, skipping meals or dehydration can trigger headaches in certain people. Some of the most ... Read on »
Feng Shui and Food by Michelle T Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Chi or "energy" - the basic premise of Feng Shui must be free-flowing in order to be in balance. All things in the Universe have two opposite yet complementary energies know ... Read on »
Roasted Chili Peppers by Michelle T Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating If you want to try roasted pepper at home, the chilies can be roasted under a broiler; outdoor grill or stove-top gas flame. In all cases, they should be slit along one ... Read on »
Nutrition and Children by Michelle T Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating What You Should to Know Proper nutrition is key to leading a healthy life, and healthy eating habits are best formed during childhood. Teachers and parents can teach ... Read on »
Nutrition and Children by Michelle T Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating What You Should to Know Proper nutrition is key to leading a healthy life, and healthy eating habits are best formed during childhood. Teachers and parents can teac ... Read on »
Foods to Nourish Your Brain by Michelle T Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating An Intelligent Diet Boost your brainpower by feeding your brain "brain foods". Here are 6 tips for an intelligent diet: 1. Balance your glucose - it provides f ... Read on »