Audrey Fontaine

Optimum Nutrition for our Busy Lives

Our society is facing ever increasing rates of diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and multiple forms of cancer. These top killers are all preventable (and reversible) with proper nutrition. Our bodies need good, healthy food to use as fuel throughout the day. We need to focus on eating items that provide plenty of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients (from plant sourced foods) for a steady source of energy, not resorting to processed foods and caffeinated beverages to keep us going throughout the day. Read More

Audrey Fontaine

Raw Foods for Increased Energy

The main reason raw foods are so health promoting is that they contain enzymes to help you digest your food (if an item is heated above 118 degrees all enzymes are destroyed), and fresh fruits and vegetables are loaded with phytonutrients. They also have a high water content which keeps one from becoming dehydrated. Raw foods promote increased energy, mental clarity and better focus. Studies show that eating raw vs. cooked vegetables reduces the risk of many types of cancer, including gastrointestinal, oral, esophageal and others. Read More

Audrey Fontaine

Eat Smart for Good Eye Health

We depend on our eyes to do their job, and do it well. While it is important to get your vision and eyes checked every year to avoid problems like eyestrain, proper nutrition is important for keeping your eyes healthy and functioning their best. A diet high in saturated fat from red meats and dairy products may increase your risk of macular degeneration. High sodium intake may add to your risk of cataract formation, and the consumption of refined flour and sugar products in breads, cereals and pasta may also increase your risk of eye disease. Healthy foods such as dark leafy greens along with brightly colored vegetables and fruits can help prevent certain eye diseases. Read More