Healing anxiety using nutrition with Michelle Shapiro, integrative and functional registered dietitian nutritionist

Anxiety

Healing Anxiety Using Functional Nutrition

By Michelle Shapiro and Nicki Parlitsis | Read Time: 11 Minutes Physical issues can be a root cause of anxiety  Conventional anxiety treatments tend to involve a top-down approach, which uses only psychological interventions to relieve physical anxiety symptoms. At Michelle Shapiro Nutrition LLC, we take a bottom-up approach to combat symptoms of anxiety. This […]

Healthcare

5 Ways to Lower Cholesterol Naturally

By Michelle Shapiro and Nicki Parlitsis | Read Time: 10 Minutes As we discussed in a previous blog post, high cholesterol levels may not be the immediate concern that we once thought they were. Specifically, it’s more so the oxidation of cholesterol particles by free radicals & pre-existing inflammation that can cause damage, not so […]

Healthcare

The Truth About Cholesterol (+ the Functional Nutritional Approach to Heart Health)

Cholesterol has gotten a really bad rap the past few years, but is it really as “bad” as we’ve been made to believe? Hint: It’s probably not what you think.  Disclaimer: This is not a substitute for medical advice. This is for educational purposes only.  What is Cholesterol?  Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance made […]

Weight

Weight Bias in Healthcare for Clients & Clinicians

The experience of being ignored in a healthcare setting is an independent risk factor for illness. It’s not ONLY upsetting and frightening, it can cause physiological issues as well.  One group of people who, studies have shown, receive a disproportionate amount of bias in a healthcare setting is those who are in larger bodies or […]

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