Why I’m Obsessed with Brain Health

I have been obsessed with brain health in the last 6 months. As some of you may already know, I was exposed to mold toxins in my office and have suffered some devastating neurologic symptoms.  The irony is that this is...

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Depression Is An Inflammatory Disorder

With all the gun violence in the world today, I can’t help but wonder how much our environment plays a role in the mass murders and senseless killing we hear about nearly daily.    As I listened to the NPR...

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5 Ways to Detox Your Home

There is so much talk about detoxing our bodies, but one area that greatly affects our bodies is what we are being exposed to in our home. In fact, indoor pollution can be 2-5 times higher than outdoor pollution...

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It’s Not WHAT You Eat

It’s HOW you eat. Have you ever considered how you eat? I know we spend a lot of time thinking about what we put in our mouths but not so much about how we eat it. In fact, this could be the...

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Which Is Safer: Breathing Air, Drinking Water or Eating Food?

I have often wondered which environmental exposure we are greatest affected by? Is it the air? The water? Our food? How do we know? While we know the conventional foods to avoid and the chemicals in body care products that are the...

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Who Lives the Longest?

Many of us who are engaged in seeking health are doing so because there is a belief that if we adopt and maintain certain behavior, we will lead healthier, longer lives. Researcher Dan Buettner, who studies the populations that live...

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Protect Your Brain from Inflammation

I know I came into this room for a reason... We have all experienced this! You walk into a room and your mind goes blank. You see someone in the store that you KNOW you know but can’t remember their...

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Simplicity is My Guide

When I was 20 years old, I traveled abroad after college with my two best friends, one of whom stayed in the UK to finish her senior year of college, and the other opted to live in Denmark. I...

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The State of Our World – And What We Choose to Do About It

It can be so depressing—let’s not let it be!! I go in cycles with researching and writing. Sometimes I am so inspired to learn as much as I can. Sometimes I am restlessly searching for information and how to simplify...

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Cilantro – A Powerful Addition to Your Diet

Have you ever considered cilantro as a dark green leafy vegetable? You’d be surprised at how versatile it is and just how many health benefits it holds. I know not everyone loves the unique flavor of cilantro. In fact, some...

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