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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NAC – The Brain Changer

Of late, my interest is peaked regarding cognitive decline and aging. It seems that every single patient I see complains of some sort of memory loss, brain fog, and/or cognitive decline. The truth is we are all on the...

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The Easiest Way to Detox Daily

My patients always complain that they buy vegetables and don’t eat them. I get it. We’ve all had our fair share of veggie rot in the refrigerator drawer. They’re also constantly on the hunt for a detox or a...

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How to Choose the Right Sauna for Detoxification

I’m noticing a lot more interest in far infrared saunas these days. Hooray! This is a big step in my opinion because sweating plays a significant role for staying well in the face of all that we are exposed...

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Exposure to Pesticides Cause Measurable Effects on Brain Structure of Children

Many patients touch base with me before they travel somewhere asking if I recommend any vaccinations or precautions. During the height of the Zika virus scare, several patients canceled trips to mosquito endemic regions.  I don’t blame them, since...

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Gluten-Free Diets May Increase Exposure to Heavy Metals

Learning curves can be steep sometimes. When clinicians were observing the improvements in patient health after taking gluten out of the diet, it was great to have gluten-free options and substitutes available. Now, we know that just substituting gluten-free for...

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The Dark Side of Kale

Did you think I was going to write about how you should avoid kale if you have a thyroid problem? Nope. There’s a different issue with kale that many people don’t know about. Meet thallium - tall, dark, and handsome....

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Extreme Moderation

Do you ever feel like you're trying to change something, and it upsets all the solid practices you already have in place? For example, you want to remove that little bit of extra sugar from your diet, yet if you take it...

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