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

Evidence Shows Yoga Is Beneficial Therapy for Cardiovascular Health :: EDGE Boston, MA

“yoga has the potential to be a cost-effective treatment and prevention strategy given its low cost, lack of expensive equipment or technology, potential greater adherence and health-related quality of life improvements, and possible accessibility to larger segments of the population.” Because of its emphasis on breath, yoga is a great reset for your nervous system.Continue reading “Evidence Shows Yoga Is Beneficial Therapy for Cardiovascular Health :: EDGE Boston, MA”

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?”

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”

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”

Memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s reversed: Small trial succeeds using systems approach to memory disorders — ScienceDaily

“It is noteworthy that the major side effect of this therapeutic system is improved health and an optimal body mass index, a stark contrast to the side effects of many drugs.” via Memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s reversed: Small trial succeeds using systems approach to memory disorders — ScienceDaily. There is SO much fear aroundContinue reading “Memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s reversed: Small trial succeeds using systems approach to memory disorders — ScienceDaily”

When Not To Choose Organic

Hi This is Fran Sussman from Fran Sussman Holistic Services. Today, I’ll answer a question that I’m asked all the time: is organic always best? The answer might surprise you. With produce, YES, go for organic because of what you don’t get – pesticides and genetic modifications – as well as better flavor. Buy local andContinue reading “When Not To Choose Organic”

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!)