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Looking for Healthy Fast Food? Overnight Oats!

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I often hear from clients who really want to stick with their health plan but… even though they know that they feel better in every way when they do… life is busy, and sometimes insanely so.  The purpose of this post is to give you a fast, tasty, inexpensive option for healthy food on the […]

Maybe You Need to Eat MORE

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There’s so much talk today about weight loss and programs to help you lose weight and eat less.  This post is for those of you who are looking to gain weight or needing help to maintain your weight.  There are cases where the answer to your health challenges is to eat MORE, not less. Here […]

The Mediterranean Diet- What’s It All About?

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I have gotten several questions from clients lately about the Mediterranean diet.  Of all the diets out there, it seems there’s more research on the Mediterranean diet than perhaps any of the others.   Let me be abundantly clear:  I whole-heartedly eat and promote a whole food vegan diet.  That has not changed!   The […]

The Proper Balance of Protein

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One thing worth briefly noting:  Protein is not good nor bad.  It is important and needed in the proper proportions (and quality) for the body to work well.   Protein is made up of various combinations of the 20 common amino acids.  They are divided into 2 groups, essential and non-essential.  The essential ones are […]

How Can I Get My Loved Ones to Make Changes?

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This is a common challenge that you will need to navigate as you start improving your health.  Here are some thoughts that I have found helpful for myself and clients.  I hope this will give you new tools to find success on your health journey! Q. How do I get my spouse/friend/roommate/loved one to start […]

Is There a Diet Pill that Really Works?

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There are SO many products and programs out there that make big claims about their ability to help you drop a dress size in a few days, reduce your body fat and dramatically increase muscle mass.  They often claim to do this really fast with minimal effort.   The glamorous claims can be tantalizing, especially […]

What If You Could See INSIDE Your Cells?

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Every vitamin, mineral and amino acid that you need from food plays multiple important roles in the body.  Many are dependent on each other to carry out certain metabolic functions.  Even a borderline deficiency in just one of these micronutrients can cause serious problems in the body and/or mind (physical and mental health)…  Imagine if […]

How to Stay Healthy in Social Settings

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This will be a short post answering a common question I get from clients.  I hope it will give you some new tools for healthy success. Q. How do I navigate my new way of eating in social settings? A. I’m so glad you asked!  This is a common question and you are not alone […]

Erectile Dysfunction- There is Hope!

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1 Besides being an embarrassing personal problem, erectile dysfunction (ED) is also an important risk factor as it can be an indicator of the development of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.2, 3  Although difficult to talk about, it is not a symptom that you’d want to ignore.  Clinically, I have seen this in younger and younger […]

Baby Fat—Your Little Ones Need Fat!

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We all need adequate amounts of healthy fats, but for infants, toddlers and children this is especially important.  This is a time when their brains and nervous systems are developing rapidly.  They are also learning SO much every day.  Fueling the brain is important for learning and growth and development.1 Avocados and berries are both […]