Are Sluggish Bowels Slowing Your Weight Loss?

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That’s the beauty of a blog. We can talk about really personal and embarrassing issues in the privacy of your own home 😉 So let’s get right into it. Did you know that sluggish bowels are a common contributor to weight gain, as well as to joint pain, gas and bloating, eczema, fatigue, and even colon cancer? Still think your constipation is just an annoyance? In fact, I have had many clients who hit plateaus with their weight loss and … Read More

Great Fish Recipe

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This has to be my favorite fish recipe. I keep going back to it lately because it’s easy and totally satisfying. It’s from Marcella Hazan, who has several Mediterranean-style cookbooks. I recommend using halibut or wild salmon and serving it with some sauteed bok choy and a little brown rice. But trust me, it’s all about the sauce. It’s a Sicilian classic—tangy and buttery. Give it a try and let me know what you think. Marinated Fish with Salmoriglio Sauce … Read More

Which Supplements Should I Take?

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This is one of the most common questions people ask me. And while there is no one-size-fits-all answer, there are a few essentials I recommend to just about everyone (barring the rare exceptions for people with specific conditions). These are things you just don’t get enough of from even the healthiest of diets, partly because of the decline in the quality of our farming practices and partly because of environmental factors such as soil degradation. When it comes to supplements, … Read More

Hypoglycemia – It’s More Than a Nuisance

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Do you frequently experience extreme hunger, weakness, fatigue, anxiety, nervousness, severe mood swings, brain fog, disorientation, or trembling?  Many of us recognize these symptoms as related to hypoglycemia or low blood sugar.  However, most hypoglycemics do not know they have this insidious condition.   Even more don’t realize it has been linked other serious health conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes (Type II), atherosclerosis, ADHD, adrenal fatigue, food allergies, infertility, obesity, and even cancer and Alzheimers, to name a few.   … Read More

Vitamin D – How Much is Enough?

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It would be difficult to find a nutrient that has been researched more heavily or has been surrounded by more controversy than vitamin D.  Still, the preponderance of evidence implicates vitamin D in the prevention of cancer, stroke, osteoporosis, Parkinson’s, Crohn’s disease, fibromyalgia, arthritis, and even cold and flu. The fact that most of the debate centers around how much to take can be attributed to a misunderstanding of the way our bodies absorb and assimilate vitamin D. For starters, … Read More