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Welcome to Fruitful Elements Nutrition Blog!


Here you’ll find helpful, healthful nutritional tips and recipes to help you achieve optimal health and well-being.  As someone who has lived with a spinal cord injury for 25 years, I fully understand the unique challenges you face in trying to stay healthy while living a full and active life.  One of the keys to this delicate balance is proper nutrition. After sustaining spinal damage your metabolism is significantly altered and this can contribute to the development of a host of other secondary health complications, which can negatively impact your independence.  Incorporating whole foods into your diet is an important way to help maintain your health, improve daily functioning, reduce the secondary complications that come with living with a spinal cord injury, minimize illness, and maximize your potential. 

Latest Blog Posts:

April 19, 2016


It’s a hard fact to swallow, but the reality is people with spinal cord injuries face a host of secondary health complications – cardiovascular disease (CVD) being the most serious. CVD is the leading cause of death for people with spinal cord injuries.  It is well do...

April 5, 2016


Spring is a time of re-newel, re-growth and rejuvenation! This season often motivates us to Spring clean our home, tidy up closets and re-plant the garden, so why not also apply this same revitalizing energy to your body! One of the best ways you can do this is to cle...

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