Do you have a love-hate relationship with food? Do you love to eat, but you are constantly battling all the tempting, not so good foods all around you? You know you should eat healthy but find you are constantly sabotaging your efforts to eat healthy. There is that party you want to go to, a […]
7 Calorie Burning Tips to Jump Start Weight Loss in 2016
Do you routinely put on 5-10 pounds during the holiday? Do you find it even harder to get the extra weight off after the holiday cheer is over? Jump start your weight loss in 2016 with these 7 calorie burning tips. Simply find out what steps you can start taking now. These are simple steps […]
How Not to Sabotage Your Diet During the Holidays
Stop Dieting, Start Eating “Real” Food It is hard to believe the seasonal holidays will soon be upon us. During this time of year there are plenty of temptations around that can sabotage a healthy diet. Are you ready to defend yourself? If you don’t want to end up trying to lose your holiday weight […]
How to Overcome Emotional Overeating
How to Overcome Emotional Overeating Eating is a part of life and it is an emotional experience. Always. There is a crisis in people’s self-image of what they are to look like. Girls as young as 8 years old have felt the pressure to stay slim and will start dieting. When they can’t live up […]
What is Kefir?
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 […]
Should all women and men be taking DIM supplements?
First of all, what is DIM or diindolylmethane? Now you know why they call it DIM for short. DIM supplements are composed of a natural compound that forms from the digestion and breakdown of indole-3-carbinole (I3C) found in vegetables containing glucobrassicin. These are commonly known as cruciferous vegetables such as cauliflower, kale, cabbage, brussel sprouts, and broccoli. Now you […]
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 […]