Things That Make Us Crazy, Sick, and Fat! And it’s not Food!

  So you’re devoted to your sunrise salutations, eating organic, getting enough sleep, and getting in your twice weekly meditation/yoga practice. Or at least you’re incorporating  enough of these practices to rightly expect results and yet are still experiencing weight gain, unexplained infertility, chronic fatigue, anxiety/moodiness, poor memory and hot flashes. So what gives? Maybe … Read more

Ice Cream and Flu Shots! Tis The Season

It’s Flu SHOT Season Everywhere you turn, someone is offering you a flu shot. Rite Aid entices you with free ice cream in exchange for a flu shot. I’ve gotten at least three emails from Kaiser reminding me to get my flu shot. Go to the doctor for any reason and you’ll be offered the … Read more

Why Intermittent Fasting is Anti-aging

According to many experts, intermittent fasting is the least expensive and most powerful healing tool we can incorporate into our lives. Last blog post, I mentioned two tools that I’d added to the Transformational Reset Cleanse this year. One was taking all grains out for 7 days and the other was to incorporate a 12-to-16-hour … Read more

The Art of Eating Grain-Free and The Benefits

My Transformational Detox Cleanse Warriors finished their 30-day journey a couple of weeks ago.  They were an amazing and mighty group in every way possible! They were curious and open, and willing to eat differently. They eliminated inflammatory foods and drinks, including sugar, bread, coffee, and alcohol. Many of them found these much easier to give up than … Read more

A Hiatus

Last month, I somehow ended up doing what I often recommend to my clients: taking a 30-day time-out. I don’t mean totally checking out but just dialing things back a bit by 10-15 hours a week. My time-out did not start as a deliberate decision, but rather it was something that just sort of evolved. … Read more

People Don't Like Me!

  Last week I had two ‘Aha’ moments. The first one was when a client told me that her boyfriend didn’t want to come in to see me even though he’d been experiencing bothersome digestive issues for quite some time.  He knew this was an area that I’m an expert in, and yet he did not want … Read more

Real Change Takes Real Courage

 Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.” – Tony Robbins  Here we are… at the beginning of a new year and maybe you know deep down that it’s time for you to make some … Read more

Signs You May Have SIBO

   Ten Warning Signs You May Have SIBO: (Small Intestinal Bowel Overgrowth)  Abdominal Bloating and/or Gas Chronic Constipation and/or Diarrhea IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) Food sensitivities Feel worse when you eat fiber or fermented foods Feel worse when you take certain probiotics Low iron stores Joint Pain Auto-immune disease Celiac- little improvement of symptoms after … Read more

Life Saving Nutrient that over 60% of Americans are Deficient in?

There’s a magnificent little nutrient that is responsible for over 300 key body functions and more than 60% of Americans are deficient but don’t know it.  This nutrient can easily help a long list of symptoms and diseases disappear. It’s a sleeper nutrient and I recommend it to most of my clients.  It’s the mineral, … Read more

Invitation to a Digestion Party

There’s A Party Going on!!! About 100 trillion bacteria reside in the large intestine (aka the colon). They weigh in at about 3 pounds, contributing more DNA than our own DNA. Now, that’s a big party! This gut bacteria or microbiome, as it’s often referred to, has both good and bad guys with possible yeast … Read more