Inflammation 101

By Lila Volkas, Nutrition Consultant Alumna The internet is chock full of “anti-inflammatory” foods, beverages, herbs, and supplements. But what is inflammation and why do we want to reduce it? The word “inflame” means to “light on fire.” When our bodies encounter something harmful, like injury, infection, or stress, they react with the “heat” of inflammation. Inflammation

Nutrigenetics: Genetics + Personalized Nutrition

By Alla Marinow, B.A., N.C., Bauman College Alumna Genetics + You Genetics is the new buzzword in the health industry. Initially, taking a genetic test satisfied our curiosity about our ancestral roots. Now, many people take genetic tests to determine whether they have predispositions to diseases. Some fear that the results from genetic testing are

Boost Your Nutrition with Turmeric

By Jaime Askew, Nutrition Consultant Instructor Booster Foods A term coined by Bauman College founder, Dr. Ed Bauman, “Booster Foods” refer to nutrient-dense foods that are rich in vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients. These foods are all well known for their therapeutic qualities and the nutritional depth they bring to the diet. Booster Foods Primarily Include: Herbs

Healing Disease Through Holistic Nutrition: Crohn’s Disease

Brandi Mackenzie, Bauman College Certified Natural Chef, is interviewed by An Organic Conversation on empowerment through nutrition, healing herself of Crohn’s Disease and guiding individuals interested in their health through programs that support the digestive system and improve overall wellness. Crohn’s Disease: A chronic, or long lasting, disease that causes inflammation—irritation or swelling—in the gastrointestinal

Eating for Health Meal Plan for Cancer Prevention and Recovery

Breakfast Day 1 Green Smoothie 1/2-1 cup oatmeal with almonds 1 cup green tea 1 cup water with lemon Day 2 2 poached eggs 1/2 cups kale 1 tbsp flaxseeds 1/2 cup blueberries 1 cup green tea 1 cup water Day 3 Protein rich smoothie 1/2-1 cup oatmeal with almonds 1 cup green tea 1 cup water

Healing Disease Through Holistic Nutrition: Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Brigitte Mars talks with An Organic Conversation in a dynamic interview about healing through holistic nutrition, her inspiration while working with Bauman College, and the future of those that she’s guided.  To read the original interview, visit An Organic Conversation. Multiple sclerosis (MS) An unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts

Phenomenal Phytonutrients

Fruits, Vegetables, Herbs, and Spices for Cancer Prevention and Recovery By Dr. Ed Bauman Plant foods contain literally thousands of beneficial compounds in addition to macronutrients (complex carbohydrates, proteins, fats, and fiber), micronutrients (vitamins and minerals), and phytonutrients (protective chemical compounds that occur naturally in plants). Biochemist and Nobel Laureate Albert Szent-Gyorgyi first discovered the