Help! I Can’t Lose Weight!

There’s a term for the inability to lose weight.  It’s called Weight-Loss-Resistance (WLR).  You know you have Weight-Loss-Resistance when your caloric intake is below 1400 calories, you’re working out hard and nothing’s happening or even worse you gain a few pounds.  It’s when the ‘calories in and calories out’ rule doesn’t apply to you. It’s not … Read more

Yikes! I'm losing My hair!

Many women come to me concerned about hair loss.  Their hairbrush is full of hair and it seems to happen over night.  For some, it’s coming out in clumps. Hair is a women’s crowning glory.  It’s what makes us feel beautiful, so losing our manes is quite disconcerting and even devastating. Many try shampoos without much luck, which … Read more

Why cooking can save your life…

Why cooking can save your life… (this is an excerpt taken from a post on Dr. Mark Hyman’s blog)The cure for what ails us, both in our bodies and in our nation can be found in the kitchen. It is a place to rebuild community and connection,  strengthen bonds with family and friends, teach life-giving skills … Read more

Gluten Sensitivity-how to spot and what to do

When it comes to irritation of the digestive tract, ie IBS, abdominal bloating/pain, constipation, there are usually three sources of the irritation: Celiac disease/gluten sensitivity, bacterial infection/ parasites, or an overgrowth of bad bacteria and/or yeast.    In both Celiac disease and gluten intolerance, the body experiences adverse effects when gluten which is the protein … Read more

The cost of being overweight or obese

I wanted to share with you the staggering figures regarding the epidemic of overweight and obese Americans. According to an article that I recently saw in Life Extension’s magazine, July 2011 issue, 65% of Americans are now overweight or obese and this excess weight costs our nation an estimated $93 billion in annual medical bills. … Read more