Chew Your Smoothie

Smoothies are alkalinizing, anti-inflammatory, immune supporting, and great fiber for our digestion, the true anti-aging diet tip. I’ve promoted a morning smoothie to my patients and my readers for years. So, why am I now saying to chew your...

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The Importance of a Fever

A fever can be scary to experience and witness in yourself or your child. It can be scary mostly because there is a misconception that something is wrong when someone has a fever. This is both true and false.  Fevers are...

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OVERFILLING: The American Curse and How to Fix It

Do you know that “oh-too-full feeling” after eating a meal? It’s SO uncomfortable. You say you’re never going to do it again, and then, it inevitably happens. It's called overfilling. While there are emotional and physical factors that drive...

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Raw Food in Winter? 4 Tips to Make the Switch to Cooked Veggies

You’ve heard this before, right? Eat warming foods in the winter, cooling foods in the summer. We tend to think that if veggies are cooked they have less nutrients, and perhaps, this is true. However, when we eat raw foods,...

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My Take on Intermittent Fasting

Detox fanatics always want to know about fasting.  I am not a huge fan of fasting because the mere elimination of all foods does not increase detoxification. It’s much more complicated than that. Certain food eliminations, such as sugar,...

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Real Change Over Time

I can't believe we're already almost 2 weeks into the new year. As you know, I'm looking forward to 2018 and have some exciting things coming your way. Here are just a few items on the horizon: I am working on...

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5 Simple Steps You Can Do Now to Improve Your Health

How's everything going? Are you feeling a little overwhelmed this time of year? Maybe you feel you have so much to do and not enough time to do it all, especially eat as well as you'd like or motivate...

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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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