5 Tips to Avoid Sprains or Strains

You can listen to the article here. I’m not sure if there is anything more inspiring than watching the summer Olympic Games.   Even though most of us will enjoy the games by television, it’s TV that makes it possible for us to get up close and personal with the athletes and really feel their physical […]

BRAND X OR BRAND WHY: Which Brand of Health Care Do You Use?

You can listen to the article here. From a very young age I always wanted to make a difference in people’s lives regarding their heath and even when I was newly licensed as a physical therapist I rebelled against one size fits all treatment protocols. Later, as I became a certified nutritionist  I realized that […]

Food and Pain: Oh C’Mon, Do They Really Go Together?

You can listen to the article here. Yes they do!  And I can’t tell you how incredibly easy it is to forget that food can be causing not only your pain, but your skin problems, your irritable or low mood, your fatigue, your restless legs, infertility or PMS!  Whew……… I could go on but this […]

Food and Pain: Oh C’Mon, Do They Really Go Together? [FFYH April 2012]

Yes they do!  And I can’t tell you how incredibly easy it is to forget that food can be causing not only your pain, but your skin problems, your irritable or low mood, your fatigue, your restless legs, infertility or PMS!  Whew……… I could go on but this article is centered specifically on food and […]

Pre-Diabetes: A Dangerous Misnomer! [FFYH March 2012]

I hate this term — PRE-diabetes! Pre is a prefix that means ‘before’. So, in other words, pre-diabetes implies the status before being diabetic, a status that could easily be misconstrued as…..your getting close but you’re not there yet, so as long as you can stay out of the diabetic category — you’re good! There […]

Pre-Diabetes: A Dangerous Misnomer!

You can listen to the article here. I hate this term — PRE-diabetes! Pre is a prefix that means ‘before’. So, in other words, pre-diabetes implies the status before being diabetic, a status that could easily be misconstrued as…..your getting close but you’re not there yet, so as long as you can stay out of […]

12 DETOXIFICATION TIPS & CHECKLIST TO IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH!

You can listen to the article here. When it comes to describing the growing suspicion around toxicity and chronic health conditions we often use the term cumulative body burden (of toxins).  This describes the fact that toxins, most of them unseen, many of them odorless yet all of them pervasive enter our bodies in consistent small quantities […]

12 DETOXIFICATION TIPS & CHECKLIST TO IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH! [FFYH Feb. 2012]

When it comes to describing the growing suspicion around toxicity and chronic health conditions we often use the term cumulative body burden (of toxins).  This describes the fact that toxins, most of them unseen, many of them odorless yet all of them pervasive enter our bodies in consistent small quantities over time!  This accumulation of toxins in our […]

Can Detoxification Really Be the Key to Weight Loss?

I could just say “yes” and call it a day but I would really like you to have a deeper understanding as to why this is so! We need to start off by having an understanding of  what detoxification really means.  Generally speaking, detoxification is the process of   removing chemical substances from the body.  Among […]

7 Tips to Dampen the Blood Sugar Flame Over the Holidaze!

The holidays make us too busy, too stressed and therefore too tired.  And because we’re tired but need to keep going, we reach for the easiest and fastest thing that seems  to help us do that and that’s not a salad–it’s sugar!  If you understand the metabolic mechanics of the holidays then you’ll know how […]