About Steph Leach

As a Plant-Based Integrative Nutrition Certified Health Coach, Stephanie Leach works with individuals and families that are ready to reclaim their health and avoid or reverse chronic conditions by helping them transition to a customized whole food, plant-based diet and lifestyle that works for them.

Carrot Juice for Sunburn Protection and a Natural “Tan”

Enjoying more time outdoors but want to avoid a sunburn? Fortunately, carrot juice can help reduce your risk of sunburn and help you get a healthy “tan.” Slathering on a safe, effective sunscreen is an important first step. But remembering to reapply often can be hard. And if you are fair skinned and must be [...]

By | 2019-05-16T18:52:02-06:00 May 16th, 2019|Juicing|0 Comments

Health Benefits of Radishes and Radish Juice

One of the first vegetables of Spring is the zesty, crunchy radish. Growing up, I didn’t think much of this little red and white root vegetable. Thinly sliced and garnishing my salad, it was barely worth noting. Much later, when I realized it was part of the cruciferous family, I started paying attention to it. [...]

By | 2019-05-10T11:36:10-06:00 May 10th, 2019|Healthy Eating, Juicing|0 Comments

Juicing for Allergies – Best Juices and Blends

The days are finally warmer, and the grass is greener. The trees are leafing out and the flowers are blooming. And you might be miserable. Especially if you’re among the millions that suffer from seasonal allergies. Can anything be done beyond over-the-counter medications to calm the inflammation and histamine reactions? Yes! There are many foods [...]

By | 2019-05-06T18:07:55-06:00 May 2nd, 2019|Healthy Eating, Juicing|0 Comments

Whole Food Plant-Based Diet Alleviates Osteoarthritis Pain

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting about 20% of Americans. Millions of people have their mobility and lifestyle limited by the pain, tenderness and stiffness associated with the loss of cartilage in this degenerative joint disease. Can anything be done beyond physical therapy and anti-inflammatory drugs? Yes! If you or someone you [...]

By | 2019-04-25T17:27:51-06:00 April 25th, 2019|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Going Plant-Based – Gradual vs All-In

Have you tried to gradually transition to a whole food, plant-based diet, but found yourself reverting to old food habits within a short period of time? If so, you may need a new strategy. While some people can make incremental changes to their diet and lifestyle that result in significant change over time, this strategy [...]

By | 2019-04-18T12:23:49-06:00 April 18th, 2019|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

6 Surprising Facts About Leafy Greens

You probably know that it’s important to include leafy greens in your diet. Raw vegetables, including those dark leafy greens, are associated with reduced risk of cancer, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Yet only about 1 in 5 Americans are eating a daily salad. Most people are totally missing out on the benefits of [...]

By | 2019-04-12T10:45:58-06:00 April 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Juices vs. Smoothies – Which is Better?

One of the most frequently asked questions I hear is “what is the difference between juicing and blending?” That is usually closely followed by “which is better, juices or smoothies?” My answer? It depends! Both juices and smoothies have a place in a healthy plant-based diet. Here are the differences and some things to consider [...]

By | 2019-04-04T17:02:04-06:00 April 4th, 2019|Healthy Eating, Juicing, Smoothies, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Do You Have to Drink Plain Celery Juice?

The humble vegetable usually left behind on the veggie tray or ignored on a plate of wings has suddenly become a celebrity. People everywhere are now drinking celery juice every morning – 16 oz. of it on an empty stomach. Many people love plain celery juice. Others find it intolerable, reporting nausea and other discomforts. [...]

By | 2019-03-28T22:13:00-06:00 March 28th, 2019|Healthy Eating, Juicing|0 Comments

5 Ways to Eat More Plant-Based This Month

It’s National Nutrition Month®, an entire month dedicated to nutrition education and action. So what should you eat? A whole food, plant-based diet is proven by decades of research to be the most health promoting way to eat. It’s evidence-based nutrition. We’re talking randomized controlled trials on hundreds of thousands of people from all over [...]

By | 2019-03-15T10:12:12-06:00 March 15th, 2019|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Reduce Your Stroke Risk with Your Fork

Each year nearly 800,000 people in the US experience a stroke. It’s the leading cause of adult disability, and the 5th leading cause of death. But here’s a number that should really get our attention: Up to 80% of strokes can be prevented. There are many risk factors for stroke. While some are non-preventable medical [...]

By | 2019-03-07T09:04:13-06:00 March 7th, 2019|Healthy Eating|0 Comments