Christi Buck, Author at Christi Buck | Registered & Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist | Certified LEAP Therapist

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10 Things You Need to Know About The Gut Microbiome

The bacteria in your gut is known as the gut microbiome. Believe it or not, your microbiome contains upwards of trillions of bacteria that are responsible for different tasks throughout the body. Your gut bacteria helps determine everything from your body type to your predisposition to certain diseases. Because the gut microbiome’s effects are…(Read More)


Have you ever picked up a bottle of your tried-and-true household cleaner or personal care product and looked at the label? Take a moment and go take a look. You might be surprised to find a laundry list of sketchy chemicals and other ingredients. These toxins can cause tons of problems in the…(Read More)


What is Inflammation? Inflammation is your immune system’s response to cell damage. In other words, it’s your body’s natural defense mechanism. But how exactly does it protect your body? It does so by increasing blood flow and capillary dilatation, facilitating leukocyte infiltration, and producing different chemical mediators. While your body is protecting…(Read More)

Cilantro Aioli Chicken Burgers

This is one of my favorite recipes created by Amy Myers, MD. I’ve been making it all summer so I wanted to share it with you guys! Grilling these Cilantro Aioli Chicken Burgers is a great (and healthful) way to get outside and enjoy the final days of warm weather. Turmeric The best part…(Read More)

nutrition advice from different perspectives

You’re likely a little overwhelmed by who to turn to for nutrition education because everywhere you look, there’s a different type of health professional giving you conflicting advice left and right! Registered dietitians are qualified to give medical nutrition therapy (MNT) and can treat medical conditions via a personalized diet. Unless you are…(Read More)

Let’s Talk Poop


I poop, you poop, we all poop. But why are we even talking about poop? Why is the consistency of our stool (poop) important? It is one way to identify our overall general health. The shape and consistency of our stool (poop) can indicate possible digestive problems. The Bristol Stool Chart is a visual tool…(Read More)

Mexican Shakshura


Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Total time: 35 minutes Author: Jean Choi Mexican Shakshuka – A traditional middle eastern breakfast dish gets a delicious Mexican twist with this beautiful and festive recipe! Ingredients: 2 tbsp coconut oil 1/2 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 large bell pepper, chopped 1 tbsp…(Read More)

quinoa salad

prep time: 1 hour cook time: 15 mins total time: 1 hour 15 mins serves: 6 servings Ingredients For the Quinoa Salad 2 cups quinoa 4 cups water 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 avocado, seeded, peeled and chopped 2 cups cherry tomatoes, sliced in half 1 small red onion, minced 1 jalapeno, sliced thin leaves…(Read More)