Confirmed: Alcohol Consumption Is Bad For You | Spiro Health and Wellness

Confirmed: Alcohol Consumption Is Bad For You

A groundbreaking new study released just a few weeks ago confirms that even light to moderate alcohol consumption can wreak havoc on our health. This study, which spanned 11 years and evaluated over 130,000 set out to determine whether alcohol consumption increased the risk of cancer.  As the study concluded, “Those who drank 2 drinks or fewer per day had

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5 Tips for a Healthier Thanksgiving | Spiro Health and Wellness

5 Tips for a Healthier Thanksgiving

Did you know that Thanksgiving is one of the top days for heart attacks? Many people assume that this is because Americans eat a lot of food on that day. But eating a lot of food doesn’t cause a heart attack. Eating a high-fat meal, however, certainly can cause a heart attack. Just think about it, most of the food

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Trader Joe's | Spiro Health and Wellness

5 Must-Have Items at Trader Joe’s

As a nutritionist and health coach, I am always on the lookout for great deals on healthy foods. I have visited just about every grocery store in my area looking for options. One of the most fun places to shop is Trader Joe’s! Not only do they have incredible prices, but they have some really fun items as well.  I

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The Game Changers Documentary Review | Spiro Health and Wellness

The Game Changers Documentary Review

Approximately 2 years ago, I was searching for resources on a plant-based diet. I came across a film that was set to be released in early 2018 called “Game Changers” and I was ecstatic. Boasting names like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jackie Chan, James Cameron, and Chris Paul, I knew this one was going to be big! I waited patiently for the

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Healthy Plant Based Pregnancy

Is a Plant Based Diet Safe for Pregnancy?

Many people may know that a plant-based diet is ideal for conditions like cardiovascular disease, weight loss, and diabetes, but is a plant-based diet safe for pregnancy? The answer is a resounding yes! In fact, many people may be shocked to find that studies have shown that the ideal diet for pregnancy and birth is a plant-based diet.1 This means

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