Bone Broth

Bone Broth: it’s getting a LOT of attention all of a sudden, and “broth boutiques” in NYC are selling it for $9 a cup! But I’ve been making and recommending it for years, and it’s really so simple. Here’s how

What Symptoms Suggest Celiac or Gluten Sensitivity?

You might be surprised. Although there can be gastrointestinal issues, often those symptoms are “silent” in someone even with a severe gluten sensitivity. Also, many people consider it “normal” to have just a few bowel movements a week, chronic constipation, or intermittent episodes of diarrhea and constipation. As I often say: common, but not normal.Continue reading “What Symptoms Suggest Celiac or Gluten Sensitivity?”

A 12-Hour Window for a Healthy Weight?

“Meal times have more effect on circadian rhythm than dark and light cycles,” Dr. Panda says. And circadian rhythm in turn affects the function of many genes in the body that are known to involve metabolism. via A 12-Hour Window for a Healthy Weight – NYTimes.com. Also known as intermittent fasting, the idea of restrictingContinue reading “A 12-Hour Window for a Healthy Weight?”

Weight Loss Recommendations Not in Line with Current Science | David Perlmutter M.D.

“The low-carbohydrate diet was more effective for weight loss and cardiovascular risk factor reduction than the low-fat diet.” I never cease to be shocked by the large number of clients who come into my office with cardiovascular history or issues, having been told by their doctors to “stay on a low fat diet.” There isContinue reading “Weight Loss Recommendations Not in Line with Current Science | David Perlmutter M.D.”

Exercising but Gaining Weight – NYTimes.com

“…this study didn’t track the women’s eating and movement habits away from the lab…” Oh. My. Gosh. Really? The researchers are clueless as to why many women didn’t lose weight with an exercise program, but they didn’t consider how and what the women were eating? Weight loss is 85% nutrition. If there is really anyoneContinue reading “Exercising but Gaining Weight – NYTimes.com”

Top 12 mistakes when eating ‘healthy’

this article was published as my Holistic Health column in The Times Herald Record Here are the top 12 mistakes I see right now, by people trying to eat healthier. Are you making any of them? I look at food journals every day, and what I see is that many people are still basing theirContinue reading “Top 12 mistakes when eating ‘healthy’”

3 Reasons “Cheating” Does not work!

Hi Fran Sussman here from Sussman Holistic Services and fransussman.com I want to talk to you today about the concept of “Cheating”. If you have convinced yourself that a little “Cheating” is OK, there are three reasons that you might want to reconsider! First of all, like it or not, you cannot cheat your biochemistry.Continue reading “3 Reasons “Cheating” Does not work!”

Your Customized 21 Day Detox

Doing a seasonal detox can give you more energy, a clearer mind, a jump start on weight loss, reduced inflammation, better digestion, better quality sleep, and improved overall health. I can help you do all this gently and effectively, without any drastic fasting, colonics, etc. You will not starve and you will be able to function (in fact, better) through your detox (and you will not have to stay close to the bathroom!)

Check Your Nutrition IQ: 10 Common Assumptions You Might Have Wrong

Are you sure about what you know nutritionally? Find out the truth and make it work for you!

Wondrous, Healthy Coconut Oil

Incorporating coconut oil into your diet might be one of the healthiest nutritional changes you can choose. Here’s how, and why.