Are beans toxic?

Below is a thorough and admittedly somewhat lengthy article about why beans and legumes are problematic for so many people, especially those with chronic illness or a compromised gut. While beans have a reputation for being very healthy and “good for you”, the truth is that they contribute little but inflammation and high levels ofContinue reading “Are beans toxic?”

How to Harness the SuperPowers of Curcumin

Maybe you’ve heard about curcumin and how extraordinarily beneficial it is. There’s just one problem. You probably aren’t absorbing it.

The Good The Bad & The Ugly: Natural and Artificial Sweeteners, and how they stack up

We love our sweets. And the more we have, the more we crave. That’s not simply habit, or lack of will power. It’s biochemistry. Understand that, and you take control. Read more…

Zen Vitality Detox Class Starts April 9th

CLASS IS SOLD OUT! THANKS EVERYONE! Are winter doldrums and comfort carbs weighing you down? Feeling foggy, blah and sluggish as we head into Spring? Want to lose belly bloat, cravings, and 5 or 10 pounds? Do you need to replace vitality-depleting habits with vitality-building habits? This is what you’re looking for. The Zen VitalityContinue reading “Zen Vitality Detox Class Starts April 9th”

SURPRISE Shake Sale [Save $15! Each]

I can’t believe March started with yet another snow storm! So to heat things up, I’m having a Winter Shake Sale: $15 off each of my 3 most popular shakes

Rejuvenate Class: Detox, Rebalance, Replenish for Spring

Feeling kind of blah? sluggish? heavy? Still got those winter blues and an extra 5 or 10 pounds? (or more?) You may need to detox. Come to my 90 minute class on how to replenish, rejuvenate and rebalance with Detox!

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?”

UCLA study: Non-drug treatment may reverse memory loss in Alzheimer’s patients | abc7news.com

They avoided simple carbs, gluten and processed foods. They increased their fish intake, took yoga and meditated. They were instructed to take melatonin, get adequate sleep, incorporate vitamin B-12, vitamin D-3 and fish oil. and guess what: It worked! These are the same principles I teach clients every day in my work.  (other than melatoninContinue reading “UCLA study: Non-drug treatment may reverse memory loss in Alzheimer’s patients | abc7news.com”