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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 […]

How do you know what YOUR body needs?

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When it comes to nutrition, there is SO much controversy.  What foods are good and healing?  Which foods are poisonous, cancer-causing or otherwise problematic?  What food program is best?  (Keto?  Low carb?  Whole food?  Vegan?  Organic?)  What about supplements?  Is vitamin D the cure for everything?  What if you’re an athlete?  Pregnant/nursing?  Nourishing young children?  […]

Answers for Anxiety

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1 If you suffer with anxiety, you are not alone.  Especially given the current events in the world, anxiety is on the rise for many.  It is not a respecter of age, race or gender and can range from mild to severe.  It can rob you of joy and make simple tasks seem impossible.  Medically […]

Migraine Headaches- Make It Stop!

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1 There are lots of different types of headaches.  A migraine is not just a bad headache.  It has some specific nuances including disabling pain, light and sound sensitivity and many other symptoms that make doing “regular life” not possible. What’s going on? Causes are difficult to nail down and there seem to be several […]

The Alkaline Diet- Does it Really Do Anything for Your Health?

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I am generally in favor of the alkaline diet, but not so much because I believe it’s a magical pH solution; rather, generally speaking, the alkaline diet tends to include more whole, plant foods such as fruits and vegetables, which means more fiber, more micronutrients, more phytochemicals, a stronger and healthier microbiome, a healthier bodyweight, […]

Friend or Foe? Sunchips Harvest Cheddar Multigrain Chips

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Words like “sun”, “harvest” and “multigrain” sound so earthy, healthy and natural, right?  Perhaps not…   This post isn’t about chips… (I’m sure you can guess my recommendations about most chips… Lol.) It’s about corrupt and deceptive claims that are legally permitted on “foods” which are mainly processed and not at all health promoting.  For […]