Susan Pugach, C.N.
is a Certified Nutritionist trained and educated in holistic integrative nutrition. Susan started The OC Nutritionist in Newport Beach, CA to provide nutrition counseling to those people needing guidance and accountability to help them identify, reduce, and reverse their symptoms and health issues that keep them from leading productive and active lives. Through a customized whole food nutrition program specific to their unique issues, Susan has been successful at helping her clients achieve results with a wide variety of symptoms and health conditions that have affected her clients' quality of life. Susan is passionate about helping to improve the health of people and reaching their goals. Some of the conditions that Susan has helped her clients attain their greatest results are digestion issues like constipation and bloating, low energy and stamina, skin problems, diabetes and pre-diabetes, high cholesterol levels, hormone imbalances, arthritis, muscle/joint pain, high blood pressure, chronic stress and anxiety disorders, insomnia, immune deficiencies, and even some effects of the aging process on the body and skin. Susan also specializes in healthy weight loss and a detoxification process to cleanse the body of some harmful toxins. She strives to help as many people as possible feel younger, more energetic, and lead healthier, happier lives by attaining balanced health. Susan is also available to provide education for corporate wellness programs, seminars, lunch and learns, and health expos.
You can read more about Susan and her nutrition services by visiting www.theocnutritionist.com
by Susan Pugach, C.N.
Tip of the Month
Bitters Are Better!
Happy New Year! Here is a tip for the new year that will help when you are out with friends, sitting at bar socializing, or going out for dinner and want to order a drink...
Bitters added to your favorite sparkling water and ice with a twist of lime or lemon can be a refreshing option of your're wanting to cut back on your alcohol, especially around the holiday season!
Studies have shown that getting adequate amounts of bitter flavor in our diet is so important for digestive balance and linked with many related health benefit. Bitter are the roots, barks, flowers, and herbs of the wild plant world and are bursting with complex bitter flavor. Most bars use them and when consumed, these plans naturally stimulate the production of saliva, gastric juices an bile to balance the appetite and prime digestion. Some reasons to Use bitters:
Bitters has been shown to:
Curb sugar cravings
Soothe gas and bloating
Relieve occasional heartburn and reflux
Encourage digestive enzymes, bile & HCL production
Calm upset stomach and nausea
increase absorption of fat soluble vitamins A,D, E,K
Help maintain healthy blood sugar levels
Ease constipation and regulate bowel movements
Support healthy liver function