Have you heard of Kefir and its reported health benefits? I have to admit, until recently, I did not have a clear understanding of what Kefir was, other than I knew it contained beneficial bacteria. Kefir is made from fermented milk with Kefir grains or a bacterial/yeast fermentation starter. It originated in the Caucasus Mountains around 3,000 BC. […]
Could parasites be what are bugging your gut?
There is this misconception in the medical community that unless you have traveled outside of the United States you likely don’t have parasites. Could the cause of your abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, fatigue, anxiety, itching, rash, headaches, fever, muscle aches, allergies or asthma symptoms be due to parasites? If very well could be. Generally these […]
Could this simple vitamin be the missing link in hard to treat depression?
If you are one of the many people who suffer from depression or are a clinician that treats depression, you know how hard this can be to treat effectively. More than 70% of those treated for depression do not feel they are getting significant symptom relief. There are many things that contribute to depression. Stressful and traumatic life […]
Was the recent study on fish oil and its link to prostate cancer misleading?
Did you hear about the recent study completed at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle, Washington and published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute that suggested a link between taking high doses of omega-3 fish oil and prostate cancer? If you did, I am sure you were alarmed. I know I was as […]
Are Genetically Modified Foods Putting Your Health at Risk?
Did you know that the majority of the foods you are eating today have been genetically modified, (better known as GMO’s)? Did you also know that our government does not feel it is necessary for food to be labeled as being genetically modified? Do you think you have a right to know? I do. Genetically modified foods were […]
Nature for the Mind, Body, and Soul
I am sure like me your life is very busy. You start your day running taking care of family, work, running your household, and keeping up with emails. Then you collapse into bed at night, try to shut off your brain so you can get some sleep and then get up to repeat the whole process all […]
Seeds 4 Change: A Path to Health and Healing
I HAVE BIG NEWS! SEEDS 4 CHANGE BOOK RELEASE I am so excited! My book “Seeds 4 Change: A Path to Health and Healing” is finally available for you to order. This moment has been much anticipated. “Seeds 4 Change” was designed to address many of the factors that are at the root of poor […]
Stop Taking Antibiotics for your Fungal Sinus Infections
You awake with that familiar foggy head, nasal stuffiness, thick nasal drainage, fatigue, your teeth hurt and your head is splitting. Oh no, another sinus infection. You make an appointment with your health care provider. You tell your provider, “I know I have another sinus infection. The only thing that will clear it up is an antibiotic. Nothing else […]
Why Does Gut Health Matter?
Can your digestive system or gut, as it is often referred to, be a reflection of your overall health? It most certainly can be and likely is. Good health starts with stress management and a healthy digestive system. Eating the wrong foods devoid of good nutrition will play havoc with your health. It is just […]
Happy to announce my new book Seeds 4 Change: A Path to Health and Healing will be released April 9, 2013! Read below to find out what it’s about. Seeds 4 Change “Seeds 4 Change” is designed to address many of the factors that are at the root of poor health and disease and to help you […]