Dear Friends and Clients,
On this day of celebrating love- I wish to tell you all how loved you are and how important you are. Take the time today and every day to honor yourself with the loving gift of self care either via Feeding Your Body or Feeding Your Soul.
Take a look at any of our services on the site and use the booking code through February 29th-
Use this link and this code Here is the link https://booknow.appointment-plus.com/ydrextvy/
and the code is until the end of February 2020: HEARTFELT 2020.
Sending you love today and every day.
Nancy Cohen RDN LDN
Owner- Feeding The Body Feeding The Soul LLC
I hope this finds you well. I am Nancy- I am a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist of 37 years, a Healing Practitioner of almost 20 years and an Evidential Medium for over 10 years if not all my life.
I've been getting this nudge to Step Out of My Comfort Zone and let you in to how I really work in each day. Perhaps it can change or influence something you are working on or through for yourself.
I write blog posts in a small and private page on Facebook, yet somehow never seem to share my thoughts and messages here on my own website. I kind of keep it tucked away so that it is only open to a small group of people. So how will that encourage everyday ordinary people like you to find your courage and belief? That is what happened to me and here we are.
I find that I am sharing these daily writings with a small handful of 300 people on Facebook who get to hear about the magic that takes place in my everyday life through Counseling on Nutrition, Offering Appropriate Healing Modalities and Supplements and Assisting Others to Release and Heal Their Emotions and it should be opened up to a larger group who can make these determinations for themselves.
When I was growing up in NJ in the 60’s and 70’s, I wanted to be a housewife and raise a family. Of course, I knew there had to be dogs and other pets in this story. I just love animals.
I wanted to be like my mom. Yet I was the child in the family who had digestive issues all my life and was forever seeking a solution for some of the food intolerances and other health issues I struggled with all throughout my school years.
Once I began studying Nutrition and became a Dietitian in 1982 I thought I had found “the answer” to all of my problems by following Dietary Guidelines and Classic literature on Nutrition and health- but the truth was that was the beginning of what was going to be my resolve. Along the way, my own mother passed away from breast cancer and its metasisis in 1979 which added to my e-motional challenges, and I never once thought that sadness or stress was going to affect my physical well being. A little later in my 30’s Infertility came into my life. What a challenging and confusing time. I am happy to say I was able to have one child who is an adult now- but even that layer of challenge effected my well being when I was unable to go on to have more children.
What I have come to learn about Nutrition and Healing- hence my business model of Feeding The Body Feeding The Soul, is that there is no separation from eating and feeding the body, and healing e- motions and feeding the soul. Through my many years of healing work- I have learned that through Reiki, Integrated Energy Therapy and Universal Rays Healing that works with the energy balancing and healing properties of Reiki, The Healing Angels, The Universal Rays Consciousness and Pranic Healing Energies- the body and mind can find peace. The physical, emotional, mental and spiritual pain do influence how you perform in every day.
When a young child experiences loss or challenge, all the way to being an adult and dealing with grief, stress, trauma, worry, fear, guilt, distrust and more. Each of these emotions influences how well you feel .
I would like to begin sharing stories with you about the Angels and Ascended Masters, and the work I do that influences the well being of my clients that have now found their light and moved forward on their paths to wellness.
I teach the most amazing courses through In’Easa Mabu Ishtar one of which is called “The Path of Light”. This is part of The Masters Way series which I teach. This course that I took 8 years ago and now teach has single handedly offered me the ability to see my journey differently. You can find out more about it on my classes page. www.feedingthebodyfeedingthesoul.com/classes-spiritual.
You can find the information on my classes, sessions and courses dispersed throughout the www.feedingthebodyfeedingthesoul.com pages. I will however be more transparent about my journey.
I will tell you how having a reading with a world renowned Medium in 1999 changed my complete emotional demeanor so I could begin healing my heartbreak from the loss of miscarriages and my mother. My mediumship heals the heart and soul. It has transformed so many of my clients hearts and given them a sense of emotional freedom and healing. I proudly do readings for those who sign up for sessions with me. I bring the joy of laughter, healing and connection back to your souls for those you have lost and loved. You can find my booking calendar here.
So, I hope you will join me on a journey through healing- through cooking, through learning to trust the healing angels and ascended masters as we weave our way back to love and wellness.
Perhaps you too can learn to Feed Your Body and Feed Your Soul and shine your light even brighter for all to see. This is my greatest wish for you today.
As a way of saying hello and thank you here is a code you can use for this month to receive a gift when booking a session. I do almost everything I offer online so you can sit comfortably in the comfort of your home or we can make time to meet in person.
Here is the link to the booking calendar https://booknow.appointment-plus.com/ydrextvy/ and the code is until the end of February 2020: HEARTFELT 2020.
Angel Blessings to you all,
Nancy Ann Cohen
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Licensed Dietitian
Ordained Spiritual Minister
Usui Reiki Master, Integrated Energy Therapy® Master Teacher
Universal Rays Healer Teacher
Teacher of The Masters Way
Thank you for connecting with us at Feeding The Body Feeding The Soul. I look forward to welcoming this New Year in together with hopes for the best year yet and wonderful health, healing and happiness for all.
Whether you celebrate one holiday, two, none or every single one- the most important celebration is of your presence here in this beautiful world. Your presence is the present. You have been a gift to me in some way, from a question to a class, to improving your health for yourself or to support a beloved family member.
I wish you all the best the season of giving has to offer. You can find all of our services and classes on our website- this is simply a heartfelt greeting to send warm regards to you from now until the New Year.
May you be filled with happiness, peace and joy during this holiday season.
Nutritionist, Usui Reiki Master, IET Master Teacher
Universal Rays Teacher/Practitioner/Intuitive-Medium
ALCAT Food Sensitivity Testing,
It's me Nancy. Besides being a Nutritionist of 37 years I am also a teacher of Spiritual Courses. I teach Healing Work and the beautiful body of Lessons in The Master's Way Classes for the past five years.
I am inviting you to take part in a The Master's Way course- The Path of Light. Once again, I will be offering this class via an internet format for the fifth year in a row. I love teaching this body of work.
This class is for you if:
-You are deeply interested in evolving spiritually.
- You want to study about the Ascended Masters or learn more about your light and how to expand it
-You do not know a group of people in your area to connect with.
If this sounds right for you then please feel join me on this amazing journey!
I am offering The Path of Light Class on Tuesday evenings at 730 pm EST/ 530 pm MT/430 pm PDT just for you starting February 25th. The Path of Light class is 33 weeks, rich with material Path of Light Lessons but this way you can participate from home in your jammies or in your own personal space. We will be able to speak by video and exchange ideas and communications just as if we were sitting together in an intimate circle.
The only requirement is that you make the same time commitment and personal commitment to the work and the group as a whole. Also, you must be able to be in a private room or mute yourself so that we are still in a sanctuary of peacefulness and classroom setting. So no dogs, interruptions, phonecalls- it is a distance class with the same respect for your fellow light travelers as you would ask for yourself. If you know someone who would like to join us please feel welcome to forward this information on to them.
If you or someone you know would like to take the Path of Light Class with me- then please read on and contact me as soon as possible! Registration will close the first week of February 2020- but you need 8 weeks to order your manual so the best time to take care of this is now before the Winter starts (December 21st,2019)
Here is the information on the Path of Light Class below.
THE MASTERS’ WAY
You are a shining star that is connected to the whole, yet you hold individual keys within that are waiting to unfold and manifest on the Earth.
Choose to Become All that You Are….
Would you like to enhance and grow your spiritual connection? Are you open to receive new energy and insights into your soul? Do you want to come into your Mastery on the Earth?
If you answered yes to these questions then consider choosing The Master’s Way. It is a self-mastery program that teaches you how to master your life and become self empowered through the knowledge, wisdom and mystery of the Universe. It teaches you about who you are and how to connect with the light and knowledge of your soul.
This self-mastery program is taught over three levels and activates the Threefold Flame with your consciousness. This first level is the Path of Light, which shows you how to work with the energy of the Universe and focus this energy to manifest and create the life your soul wishes to live.
During this course you learn how to work with the chakras, the energetic bodies, Karma, Universal Laws, light rays of energy, the soul, the light body and much more.
How will it improve your life?
· Create a deeper connection to your soul
· Assist you to receive guidance more easily
· Learn how energy flows and how you can create with it and much more
· Open your unique gifts
· Find techniques to release fear and limitations
· Resolve parts of you that hold beliefs and patterns that do not serve you
· Improve your relationship with others
· Come into your mastery of self
The Masters’ Way is filled with channelled wisdom teachings and energy attunements from the Ascended Masters and comes with a 332-page manual and audio recordings. To find out more visit here: :http://www.ishtarmasterchannel.com/masters-way-course-path-of-light/
WHEN: Tuesdays Starting February 25th 2020- December 2020
TIME: 730- 930 pm EST / 530-730 pm MT 430-630 PDT pm
WHERE: Feeding The Body Feeding The Soul- via "Go To Meeting" only
COST: $185 ( Australian)plus shipping- for manual(see link above for ordering), $18per class ($594)
So there you have it. I would love to include you in this intimate group of Light Seekers who are striving to open themselves up to more. I bill you for the monthly classes or you send in the payments. It has been on an honor system and my students have absolutely thrived. Last years group is now moving onto Path of Love- the second level that starts in February 2020 as well. I hope you will too next year!
Please decide if you would like to be on this journey as soon as possible since it takes four weeks for your manual to arrive from Australia with a personal channel from Ishtar and assignment of three Ascended Masters and a mission for your growth for 2020.
Please contact me today by email or telephone to discuss any of your questions or concerns. I hope you will join us on this personal journey in "The Path of Light". Time is of the essence, if you are interested in joining us on this journey please order your manual today. What a wonderful gift to yourself to in 2020!
Blessings To You,
Masters Way Teacher
Integrated Energy Therapy® for Your Pet-
A Healing Modality
Nancy Ann Cohen has a very special Healing Practice at Feeding The Body Feeding The Soul. Nancy is a trained Integrated Energy Therapy Master and Reiki Master of 16 years. She offers these healing modalities to people and pets. These gentle, soothing practices can offer both pets and their owner’s relief and release from stress and other issues.
In the practice of offering IET® to animals, it is a wonderful way to offer your pet de-stressing and release from emotions that create behaviors that concern many owners. Pets love the energy they receive in an IET Session with Nancy. Most treatments are 30 minutes to one hour in length.
Cats,dogs and horses readily accept energy and allow the healer to place his/her hand on them freely. IET® can also be sent to animals through distant healing if they are skittish or confused by a healer's touch.
Ways in which IET® session can help your pet:
Consider booking a gentle and loving IET® Session today with Nancy. You can contact her at 904-687-0720 or check for more information on her website at www.feedingthebodyfeedingthesoul.com .
Summer is one of my favorite times of year. The days are longer, the schedules seem lighter, and the options for summer produce is great and abundant. In Northern Florida we are so fortunate to be surrounded by Farms that grow fruits and vegetables, Food Co-ops, Outdoor Markets, Roadside Stands and our own favorite grocery purveyors. Local produce is everywhere and full of delicious opportunities to purchase and eat.
From the Nutrition perspective- there are so many reasons to eat fruits and vegetables. First of all, your mother told you so- which stands out as a great beginning. What did she know that you need to remember? While fruits and vegetables do not provide every single nutrient you need- they certainly hit the mark on many great nutrition values that protect us while tasting delicious at the same time. These include, fiber, water, vitamins, minerals and pure mouth watering delight.
According to the American Cancer Society a diet rich in 9-11 servings of fruits and vegetables has the potential to reduce Cancer risk. It is best to eat fruits in a variety of colors, because the colors themselves have Cancer protective benefits. These different colors are eye appealing and full of Nutrients called phytochemicals. Chemicals from plants that are good for you.
Phytochemicals in Foods and Possible Health Benefits
Some of the names include: Isoflavones (genistin, daidzein), types of flavonoids;
Anthocyanins, a type of flavonoid; Proanthocyanidins, a type of flavonoid; resveratrol
Sulfides, thiols, Carotenoids, such as lycopene, and beta-carotene;Isothiocyanates (sulforaphane) and Catechins, epicatechins, types of flavonoids
These beautiful compounds are found in our favorite fruits and vegetables and products made from them including: Soybeans, soy milk, tofu, strawberries, red wine, blueberries,
Red wine, grape juice, grape extracts, cocoa, peanuts, garlic, onions, leeks, olives, scallions
carrots, tomatoes and tomato products, cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli and kale, horseradish, green and black tea, cocoa.
Don't let the sounds of their names fool you- they assist in protecting you against disease by
Reduction in blood pressure and increased blood vessel dilation,induction of cancer cell death, improved insulin sensitivity, neuroprotective effects,nhibition of LDL oxidation and inflammation,decreased LDL cholesterol, anticancer effects,neutralization of free radicals that cause cell damage, neutralization of free radicals that cause cell damage and protection against some types of cancer, and vasodilation, improved blood flow to the brain, improved insulin sensitivity.
According to the DASH® Diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) is a dietary pattern promoted by the U.S.-based National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) a diet rich in healthfully prepared fruits and vegetables can be part of a Heart Healthy approach to lower blood pressure. There guidelines include 4-5 servings of fruits and
4-5 servings of vegetables. This food plan assists adults to lower hypertension while eating healthful delicious foods.
So how do we up our fruits and veggies and maintain our healthy wonderful bodies at the same time?
You can eat your produce plain, in a salad, as a snack, add it to an entrée, make it the main course, cook it for dessert, add it to a smoothie, drink it, stew it and the list goes on and on.
My favorite summer fruits are the ones you can pick and eat after rinsing. We are so lucky to have all sorts of beautiful berries, melons, citrus and fruit trees in our region. What a great opportunity to eat a fresh local peach or a big bowl of berries. Yum! You can add yogurt or another low fat topping and enjoy yourself a fruit parfait made of nature’s goodness. You can even grill your fruit and add it to your favorite summer meals.
As for eating our veggies- this is the best news yet. When we add or increase our intake of vegetables at our meals, we decrease the ratio of fat and cholesterol to fiber and add so many nutritious benefits. We have abundant opportunities to add those colors to our plate in the form of tomatoes, peppers, green beans, eggplant, all of the squashes and even our delicious starchy vegetables grown near by- the potato- which also comes in rich colors). Did you know that neighboring Palatka is the Potato capital of Florida?
So eat your fruits and veggies! Put a smile on your face and a virtual smile in your body. Protect your health, eat light, eat in colors and know you are on the right path for a healthy and delicious summer.
Nancy Cohen RDN LDN
Licensed Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Feeding The Body Feeding The Soul LLC St Augustine
Serving Jacksonville, St. Augustine and Northern Florida.
I hope this finds you well. I am super excited to be teaching the Universal Rays Training Program here in St. Augustine.
This high level healing course comes all the way from Australia from my friend and teacher InEasa Mabu Ishtar. WE have been offering it since 2013 in private sessions and now since 2015 we are training practitioners around the world. This will be our 5th training here in Florida.
The Universal Rays Training Program is a four day course with four attunements, training, a manual and extensive class time and practice with Nancy. Nancy is one of only three teachers of the Universal Rays in the United States and the only teacher in Florida.
For questions or to register for the upcoming course August 8,9,10 and 11 in St. Augustine contact Nancy at:
Reiki Master, Integrated Energy Therapy Master Teacher
Universal Rays Practitioner/Teacher
I hope this finds you well. I am in the kitchen today, taste testing recipes for some local Summer Cooking Classes. If you are in St. Augustine they will be at WGV and Palencia. If you cannot make those, I hope you are able to serve up some delicious ideas for Father's Day and the warmer days of June. Look for my cold soup recipe below.
I am also enclosing the link to the June newsletter- in case it didn't make it into your email box. There are some great classes, offerings, and codes you can use for booking- find it heremailchi.mp/8b911eb05a09/find-magic-and-wellness-at-feeding-the-body-feeding-the-soul-3447109?e=f02de765bc
This is such a wonderful time to honor our Father's and the men who went before us. It is also a special time to honor Men's Health month with a healthy Nutrition Tune up for your guys or yourself. We all work together in this world as a team.
We offer gift certificates on the Store Page if you would like to buy yourself or someone else a gift of a Nutrition, Healing or Mediumship Session- check here Holiday Gift Certificate For Services Session for Reiki, Nutrition, IET, UR Healing, Intuitive ReadingHoliday Gift Certificate For Services Session for Reiki, Nutrition, IET, UR Healing, Intuitive Reading
I must get back into the kitchen to test recipes three and four- here is the delicious soup recipe for you today. I just made a batch and it was two thumbs up.
Yellow or Red Tomato Gazpacho
1 ½ cups chopped seed peeled cucumber
1 cup chopped Vidalia or other sweet onion
1 cup coarsely chopped yellow bell pepper (or other color)
6 Tablespoons white wine vinegar
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon freshly Ground black pepper
2 pounds chopped seeded peeled yellow or red tomato (about 6 large)
1 garlic clove minced
To prepare Gazpacho, combine first 9 ingredients. Place 1/3 of vegetable mixture
Process until smooth. Pour pureed vegetable mixture into a large bowl.
Proceed with remaining mixture. Cover and chill.
Serve in a glass or mug with a crouton, a few pieces of quartered chopped tomato or chopped cucumber
Calories 75 kcal, 1 gram or less from fat Protein- 2.4 grams, carbohydrate 10 gram Sodium- 175 mgs
Have a blessed day,
Nutritionist, Intuitive, Healer, Teacher
I love to eat fresh fruits and vegetables.Some times of the year it isn't always easy- so I rely on fresh frozen options instead. If possible, buy organic.
Fruits and vegetables have so much nutrition, taste and texture.
For those of you who are trying to up your intake, here are some tips for you!
20 Ways to Enjoy More Fruits and Vegetables-
(adapted from the Academy of Nutrition )
Building a healthy plate is easy when you make half your plate fruits and vegetables. It’s also a great way to add color, flavor and texture plus vitamins, minerals and fiber. All this is packed in fruits and vegetables that are low in calories and fat.
Make 2 cups of fruit and 2 ½ cups of vegetables your daily goal.
Try the following tips to enjoy more fruits and vegetables every day.
1. Variety abounds when using vegetables as pizza topping. Try broccoli, spinach, green peppers, tomatoes, mushrooms and zucchini.
2. Mix up a breakfast smoothie made with low-fat milk, frozen strawberries and a banana.
3. Make a veggie wrap with roasted vegetables and low-fat cheese rolled in a whole-wheat tortilla.
4. Try crunchy vegetables instead of chips with your favorite low-fat salad dressing for dipping.
5. Grill colorful vegetable kabobs packed with tomatoes, green and red peppers, mushrooms and onions.
6. Add color to salads with baby carrots, grape tomatoes, spinach leaves or mandarin oranges.
7. Keep cut vegetables handy for mid-afternoon snacks, side dishes, lunch box additions or a quick nibble while waiting for dinner. Ready-to-eat favorites: red, green or yellow peppers, broccoli or cauliflower florets, carrots, celery sticks, cucumbers, snap peas or whole radishes.
8. Place colorful fruit where everyone can easily grab something for a snack-on-the run. Keep a bowl of fresh, just ripe whole fruit in the center of your kitchen or dining table.
9. Get saucy with fruit. Puree apples, berries, peaches or pears in a blender for a thick, sweet sauce on grilled or broiled seafood or poultry, or on pancakes, French toast or waffles.
10. Stuff an omelet with vegetables. Turn any omelet into a hearty meal with broccoli, squash, carrots, peppers, tomatoes or onions with low-fat sharp cheddar cheese.
11. “Sandwich” in fruits and vegetables. Add pizzazz to sandwiches with sliced pineapple, apple, peppers, cucumber and tomato as fillings.
12. Wake up to fruit. Make a habit of adding fruit to your morning oatmeal, ready-to-eat cereal, yogurt or toaster waffle.
13. Top a baked potato with beans and salsa or broccoli and low-fat cheese.
14. Microwave a cup of vegetable soup as a snack or with a sandwich for lunch.
15. Add grated, shredded or chopped vegetables such as zucchini, spinach and carrots to lasagna, meat loaf, mashed potatoes, pasta sauce and rice dishes.
16. Make fruit your dessert: Slice a banana lengthwise and top with a scoop of low-fat frozen yogurt. Sprinkle with a tablespoon of chopped nuts.
17. Stock your freezer with frozen vegetables to steam or stir-fry for a quick side dish.
18. Make your main dish a salad of dark, leafy greens and other colorful vegetables. Add chickpeas or edamame (fresh soybeans). Top with low-fat dressing.
19. Fruit on the grill: Make kabobs with pineapple, peaches and banana. Grill on low heat until fruit is hot and slightly golden.
20. Dip: Whole wheat pita wedges in hummus, baked tortilla chips in salsa, strawberries or apple slices in low-fat yogurt, or graham crackers in applesauce.
Nancy Cohen RDN LDN
Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist
St. Johns County
Saint Augustine, Jacksonville and Nationwide
Nutrition Focus and You
Nancy Cohen RDN LDN
Do you ever feel like you can’t remember everything you need to do? Can’t remember someone’s name? You feel fatigued and not sure you are firing on all cylinders? Do you think you just do not feel as well as you used to?
There are new schools of thought today on eating well for focus. Many experts suggest to adults and children alike that eating a diet high in protein with healthy low glycemic carbohydrates will improve mental clarity and focus throughout the day. A drop off in blood sugar which can result from eating a high carbohydrate diet may cause irritability and loss of concentration leading to quick pick me ups that give us that “lift” we need. “Pick me ups” may include coffee, cereal bars, cookies, candy or fruits as a snack. While this is a quick solution to this feeling of dragginess- it actually perpetuates the fatigue cycle.
In addition to consuming quick treats full of simple sugars, caffeine, food additives and chemicals, we also have the concern of continually consuming foods that cause inflammation. Chronic inflammation in the body can lead to symptoms such as headaches, fatigue, brain fog, poor concentration, joint pain, and digestive issues to name a few. These low levels of inflammation contribute to chronic disease therefore it is important to address for overall health and well being. You could take every single food out of your diet and then reintroducing them one at a time to discover which food is the “culprit”- but in this fast paced world full of activities all day and evening long who has time for this?
Food sensitivities differ from a food allergy and a good way to remember the difference is that a food allergy only affects less than 5% of the population and causes a reaction within 4 hours of consumption. A food sensitivity is a chronic activation of the immune system leading to non-immediate and non-life threatening symptoms.
Without eliminating EVERYTHING from your diet and adding them back one by one, there is a simple blood test you could take . The ALCAT test will individualize your diet based on your food sensitivities. To learn more contact Nancy Cohen, RDN, LDN today. email@example.com or 904-687-0720
EATING TIPS FOR MORE ENERGY AND FOCUS:
Go Organic when possible- eliminate as many chemicals from your diet as possible.
Eat 5-6 times per day. Ensure you eat a protein source with each meal to balance blood sugars. Protein foods include: nuts, dairy,meats, poultry, eggs, protein bars or other drinks.
Eat plenty of colorful vegetables
Limit caffeine- replace caffeine with water and drink at least 8- 8 oz glasses per day.
Nutritionist, Dietitian & Energy Worker