My Top Ten Health Stories of 2015

As the year comes to a close, let’s review some of the big health stories of 2015, including Red Meat & Cancer, Female Viagra, new breast cancer screening guidelines, and much much more! plus my 5 runners up!

Got Milk? Might Not Be Doing You Much Good – NYTimes.com

“More and more evidence is surfacing, however, that milk consumption may not only be unhelpful, it might also be detrimental.” I see the alarm on clients’ faces when I tell them to stop drinking milk, and they ask “but what about my bones?” Here is yet MORE evidence- lots of it – that drinking milkContinue reading “Got Milk? Might Not Be Doing You Much Good – NYTimes.com”

Recent Research on Vitamin D: what it missed, and what you need to know

If you’re worried about osteoporosis, or heart disease, research shows Vit D levels are part of the solution. But not the whole story. Here’s what else you need

Holiday Savings New Items Added

My BIG once a year holiday sale – don’t miss it! Check back for more additions as the week goes on

Nutrition: Vitamin D and Uterine Fibroids – NYTimes.com

Vitamin D has been associated with reduced risk for various diseases, but this is the first to examine the connection to fibroids, benign tumors of the uterus that can cause pain and bleeding. via Nutrition: Vitamin D and Uterine Fibroids – NYTimes.com. I always ask clients to have their Vitamin D levels checked when theyContinue reading “Nutrition: Vitamin D and Uterine Fibroids – NYTimes.com”

My Five Favorite SuperFoods

While no single food or supplement can keep us from aging or prevent all illness, these 5 are stellar additions to any diet.
(Originally published in July 2010 Natural Awakenings Magazine)

A Natural Approach to Flu Prevention

I continue to get questions from anxious clients about swine flu every day. Please don’t panic. The best thing you can do is strengthen your immune system. Here is how. I know the first thing everyone wants to know is “what can I take?” and I will get to that below. But the truth is that your overall health is more essential. Never underestimate the power of lifestyle choices to determine your health, both short term and long term.