Core Concepts

Core concepts:


No one diet works for everyone.  We explore different ways of eating in order to help clients discover a personalized approach that is appropriate for the individual depending on their age, health, activity level, where they live, lifestyle goals, personal tastes, and preferences.

Primary Food

We are fed not only by food but by other factors in our lives.  Healthy relationships, regular physical activity, a fulfilling career, and a spiritual practice can impact your health, fill your soul, and satisfy your hunger for life. 

Deconstructing Cravings

Many people believe cravings are a problem, but IIN believes that cravings play a critical role in understanding what the body needs.  You will learn why people desire certain foods and how to satisfy and manage these cravings in healthy ways.

Most diets are simply a list of foods to avoid, which explains why so many people are turned off by nutrition.  Crowding out means you add more healthy food to your diet rather than focus on cutting out the foods you enjoy.  With time, cravings for more unhealthy foods will likely diminish.

Crowding Out

Energetics of Food

Al food has distinct qualities and energetic properties that affect your body depending on where, when, and how it’s grown and prepared.  We will discuss ow different foods and growing conditions may affect the way you feel.

Scientific research and personal experience both demonstrate that what we eat affects how we think feel and act.  We will give you the tools to deconstruct why you feel a certain way after eating a certain food.

Food/Mood Connections

Certain foods are powerful enough to help you lower cholesterol, reduce your risk of heart disease and cancer, and improve your mood.  You will learn about the antioxidant-rich fruits, vegetables and grains that will boost your health and improve your mood. 

Super foods

Food is critical for health and happiness, but primary food makes your life extraordinary.


What feeds you?