Your 20/20 VISION for Health | Holistic Healthcare

We live in a culture full of misinformation about most health-related symptoms.  One of those myths that SO many people tend to believe is that issues with impaired vision and eyesight are inevitable, especially as you age.  The need for glasses or contacts to help you see close-up (reading) or far distances (driving) is common, […]

COVID-19 Defense: Coronavirus Facts: Alternative Healthcare

There have been countless predictions about all that’s going on, what the impact will be and how it will impact our future.  The truth is, no one really knows for sure.  But I just wanted to take a moment to share another bout of information and also practical actions that you can take to protect […]

What Is Naturopathy? | Understanding Naturopathic Principles

It seems like the general population often views naturopathy as inferior to traditional or conventional medicine.  Yet, most of those people probably don’t understand the benefits of using naturopathic principles. Mainstream medicine tends to pay a lot of attention to treating the physical symptoms of an illness without really getting to the root cause of […]

Hormone Help Basics

There is a huge number of hormone/endocrine challenges in the United States today.  Hormone imbalances have several causes and can impact the entire body; however, they specifically impact the reproductive organs, thyroid, liver and brain.  These issues are causing trouble in the health of both men and women, young and old.  The implications are wide […]

Green Smoothies: One of the Best Things You Can Do Each Day for Your Health!

A green smoothie is a blended drink containing fruit, liquid (pure water is the best), and some type of dark leafy greens.  If done with fresh organic ingredients, this is one of the healthiest, most nutrient dense meals you can consume.  I myself do these in the morning and/or post-workout!  And why should you and […]

Are You a Coffee Addict?

Coffee does have some beneficial properties but it’s important to look at the big picture.  The benefits from coffee can easily be gained in other healthier ways that don’t also have negative/harmful side effects. Read on… Coffee, like any food or drink, varies a great deal in its nutritional value based on the quality and […]

Shedding Light on Labels: It’s “Natural,” but is it HEALTHY?

Shopping at the grocery store or ordering at a restaurant can be daunting when you’re wanting to eat clean. How do you know what foods to avoid? What ingredients on a label should you watch out for? And just because something’s labeled “organic,” is it actually good for you? My hope is to give you […]

Can’t Lose Weight? There’s always a reason!

Having a hard time losing weight?  I know…it can be SO frustrating.  I have been there. But more importantly, I have had the privilege of helping TONS of people JUST LIKE YOU reach their ideal weight for good!  There are a few uncommon things to consider that may help you along the way:  Weight is […]

The Secrets of Cleansing and Fasting

Cleansing is an important part of any balanced health program.  Fasting is a GREAT way to cleanse.  For the purpose of this article, please allow me to redefine fasting simply as “abstaining from certain substances for a given period of time for the purpose of strengthening and cleansing the body.”  Given this definition, you could […]

Exercise is the Fountain of Youth

YOU CAN NOT ACHIEVE OPTIMAL HEALTH WITHOUT EXERCISE…the right kind of exercise will not only give you visible results but will help you improve your health and will also help you to be efficient with your time. I have been fascinated with exercise since I was in 6th grade.  For my 6th grade science project […]

The Secrets of Conquering Stress

What is stress?   Stress is anything that throws your body out of balance (physically, mentally, emotionally or spiritually…as if they could be separated).  The stress response is the body’s effort to restore that balance.  The body was created with the wisdom to address survival first, and only once you’re out of danger will it allow for […]

Can Your Body Use the Food You Eat?

Why do we even need to talk about digestion? Because if you don’t have good digestion, even the best efforts to eat good food are in vain. Digestion is the physical (teeth) and chemical (enzymes) process of breaking down your food into usable components. Assimilation, which is closely tied but not talked about as much […]