Aging, a High Fat Diet + Your Immune System

People sometimes ask me, what area of the practice do I want to specialize in? That’s easy – GI (gastrointestinal).  ALL DYSFUNCTION STARTS IN THE GUT. While your skin does a beautiful job of protecting the system from outside invaders, when you eat, you’re body is literally absorbing the environment. There are no other times when your…

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Potassium ain’t B-A-N-A-N-A-S

  In our busy-every-damn-day culture of I-only-have-15-mins-to-eat, adding potassium to your diet is a LIFE HACK, because convenient + processed foods contain a lot of sodium as a preservative. Sodium is stored OUTSIDE of your cells, so when you eat too much sodium, it draws water OUT of your cells (because water always tries to equalize…

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105 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Life Today (with Bonus Choose Your Own Personal Science Adventure Ebook)

Cook for Several Days Unplug Eat Well at Restaurants Test Your Food Intolerances Salad First Take 100% Responsibility Get Adequate Sleep Cycle Carbs (Advanced) Relax in Quiet Eat Canned Fish Practice Active TV Embrace Good Bugs Outside Reduce Extras & Make Smart Swaps Be Committed & Forgiving Get A Pet Learn to Share Your Life…

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Fighting Stress with Healthy Morning Routines (with Bonus ‘Eat Your Way to Zen’ E-Book)

But, there are simple ways to combat stress & even become stress resistant. Stress is literally a killer! It can cause acne, hair loss, weight gain, weight loss and a host of other health problems. It can make you feel crazy and  overwhelmed by EVERYTHING! Routines and organization are great ways to deal with stress…

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Sugar by Any Other Name & Real Sugar Alternatives (with Bonus Healthy/Junk Food Fridge Printable)

By now you probably know that sugar is something you can always do with less of. Maybe you’re already checking the ingredient labels on your favorite packaged foods. (You probably are, because you’re #smart.) Newsflash: processed food labels can be far from #honest. Just because SUGAR isn’t at the top of the list (and it likely…

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High Protein Vegetables & Cooking Tips

“I was determined to know beans.”— Henry David Thoreau, The Bean-Field    How about you? How well do you know beans? Creamy cannellinis, meaty garbanzos, sweet adzuki, tender pintos, and so many more – beans are one of the most high protein vegetables & nutrient-dense plant foods around. Consider this: Beans are packed with tons…

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How to Use Visualization for Weight Loss

Can you see your weight loss goals when you close your eyes? Ever, like, tried it?? Visualization for weight loss is simply you picturing your ideal body. It gives your mind the space to overcome any mental barriers on your weight loss journey. And it’s easy as be! All you have to do it imagine…

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A Plan for Your Dreams

Don’t you love hearing amazing stories of regular people who go into the world and make their dreams come true? [su_spacer size=”10″] •        The woman who created a wellness clinic in her inner-city neighborhood •        The man who lost 200 pounds after being housebound for a decade •        The mother who worked tirelessly bringing her sick child to…

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If I Can, You Can

I grew up on my mom’s upstate NY cooking style of meat & potatoes, and the standard American diet (SAD) of the 80’s & 90’s – mostly school lunches, packaged meals, & fast food. When I was 8 or 9, I called Pizza Hut so often that the girl who answered the phone on Friday nights knew…

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How Broken Is American Healthcare (with Bonus Printable Report)

A Personal Note to You ♥… At almost 30-yo., I was under-weight & extremely malnourished. I had a chronic hangover, a cigarette constantly in my hand, a burned out nasal passage/chronic runny nose, a mouthful of decaying cavities, an irregular & painful menstrual cycle, cysts on my uterus that would painfully rupture, nailbeds that would…

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