Darcy Smith

Darcy trusts in the power of real food—healthy, whole, and nutrient-dense. Devoted to body-mind wellness, she specializes in digestive health, women’s health, fertility, hormones, and herbal therapy. A graduate with honors from the Institute of Holistic Nutrition, Darcy is passionate about promoting whole-person health and she wants to help you discover the simple changes you can make to feel your best.

Articles by Darcy Smith

6 Ways to Think Outside the Lunchbox

Now that the dust has settled on the excitement of being back to school, you’re left staring at the lunchboxes every night, hoping they’ll magically pack themselves. The bad news is, they probably won’t – but the good news is, we can help! Preserve your sanity and keep your kids nourished all year long with more…

Healthy Summer Living: How to Beat the Heat

In many places, this summer has been a scorcher. Like, frying-eggs-on-the-hood-of-your-car kind of hot. If you haven’t had moments when you’re sick of sweating, feel too hot to eat, or are positive your brain cells are literally melting, congrats – either your air conditioner works, or you’ve already figured out how to keep cool and more…

5 Healthy Hot Beverages That Will Make Your Morning

Yes, a caramel macchiato is a delicious way to start the day – but it’s about as healthy as a buffet table at an all-you-can-eat resort, and you should probably indulge in it as rarely. Giving up your morning calorie bomb doesn’t mean you have to give up on the comfort (or caffeine!) of hot more…

9 Healthy Habits

9 Healthy Habits Healthy people share at least one common trait – habits that get them through the day in the healthiest way possible. Habits are actions that are practically second nature, which makes them easy to stick to.  You might be surprised to realize then, that this suggests healthy people don’t put a lot more…

Are Bad Digestive Habits Holding You Back?

Are Bad Digestive Habits Holding you Back? Do you feel tired, bloated, or uncomfortable after eating? Chances are you’re making at least one common digestive health mistake. If you recognize any of the bad habits below, it might be time for a refresher in healthy digestion. Bad Digestive Habits Overeating It’s hard to leave that more…

What You Need to Know About Vitamin D

What You Need to Know About Vitamin D We hear a lot about Vitamin D, especially once fall and winter roll around. The darker days can make it harder to get your daily dose of vitamin D, as it is an essential fat-soluble vitamin made naturally in the skin from exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet more…

Food Combining: How to Make it Work for You

Why do some meals cause temporary stomach upset, but you can eat the same foods with no problem any other time? It all comes down to food combining. What is Food Combining? Essentially, food combining is rooted in the idea that some foods require different digestive environments, and are better eaten separately. Not all food more…

Homegrown Herbs: Our Top Picks

  When Simon & Garfunkel sang about parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme, they weren’t thinking about your kitchen – but maybe they should have been! Herbs are a fantastic way to add flavor and nutrients to any meal, but fresh herbs can be pricey at the grocery store. Growing your own is affordable, convenient, and more…