Revisit your best for 2016, make this your unsurpassed year!

As I embark on another new year, I am excited about opportunities providing new experiences in integrative health care. It is a wild world and certainly a year of change for everyone and everything. For me to embark on the New Year, I must cleanse/detox unhealthy habits, especially the food cravings left over from the…read more.

Can stress be genetically inherited?

I am amazed at the amount of consumer social media that is dedicated to just nutrition. Most of this information makes recommendations to make us healthy, stay young (anti-aging), boost energy, etc. None of this will happen with a few certain foods, like more avocados, kale, greens, and juicing, like they recommend. These are all…read more.

Soon it will be 2015. It is hard to believe.

We know that over the past year toxins have accumulated in our body. The toxins come from the foods we eat and environmental exposure. Read more here: Environmental Medicine Part 1: Can Your Environment Make You Sick? These toxins contribute to not feeling well, cravings, low energy, foggy headed, aches and pains and many other…read more.

Thinking about health? What about your brain?

I recently read a very interesting book that I recommend you read. The book is, “Grain Brain,” by Dr. David Perlmutter, MD, neurologist. Have you tried to stop eating gluten? Yes, I mean completely. The conclusive research about brain health (or unhealth) specifically supports the damage to the brain from carbohydrates and grains, especially gluten,…read more.

Your Brain is a Super Brain!

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So many people are concerned with memory loss. I am pleased to say I found a book that helps explain how the brain works, and it has reduced any concerns I have about memory loss. I am so excited to share this book with you!…

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Benefits of Blueberries: Learn More!

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Organic blueberries are beneficial to us in many, varied ways. They are packed full of antioxidants, particularly anthocyanin, which make them a nutrient dense food. They have a higher antioxidant concentration than any other fruit…

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The Truth About Butter

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Butter has had a bad reputation for many years. Beginning in the twentieth century, butter was labeled as bad for your health, and margarine became the popular substitute. We now know that margarine is a trans fat, which has many detrimental health effects. Recently, olive oil and canola oil have favored over butter. However, there are many reasons why we should keep butter in our diets…

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Spring: Everything New!

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March is the calendar month for the arrival of spring. March 20th, 12:14 am CDT, is the Vernal Equinox. The Equinox is early this year, mainly because it is leap year. Speaking of early, as I write this in early March, I feel summer has arrived…

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Don’t Stuff Your Face: Face Your Stuff!

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In November I attended a nursing continuing education seminar titled, “Food Addictions, Overeating, and Mood Swings.” We reviewed in depth the physical responses we have to our food choices, why we make the food choices we do, and the effects food addictions have on our bodies. Here are a couple useful tools we explored…