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18 Oct
  Need a couple of ripe bananas for a recipe but the ones on your counter are very green? Are your salad greens expiring in the fridge before you remember to eat them? How do you poach 12 eggs for company all at once? Check out these fun food hacks to learn more. To watch my segment on the Marilyn Denis Show, click here.        Hack #1:  Quickly Ripen A Banana OR Avocado   Ever wanted to make a recipe that calls for a banana or avocado but you only...
17 Oct
By their very nature children are more sensitive to pesticides than adults. A child's body continues to grow until 18 but their brain and nervous system are under development until the age of 25. We are all exposed to more chemicals than ever before but can you imagine the body burden our children are experiencing while their systems are growing? Is it any wonder that cancer rates are on the rise in our children? On October 22, 2012 there was a report released in The...
16 Oct
I am often asked by parents, “Can the Anti-Inflammatory Program be helpful for children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?” Here is the answer I know my parents wish they heard decades ago… I know how frustrating it can be to have a child with ADHD. I myself suffered from severe food allergies and was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 7 so this is topic is very near and dear to my heart. It is one of the primary reasons I became a Nutritionist.   The link...
27 Sep
  Recently I had a medical scare. My doctor was concerned that I might have had a hormonal heart attack. I know that will be shocking for most people due to my lack of inflammation and vibrant health. I am currently writing an ebook about what happened. Click here to get on the notification list and we will let you know when it is ready to share.   When my doctor looked at me and told me that he thought I may have suffered from a SCAD (Spontaneous Coronary Artery...
15 Sep
  "Leaky Gut Syndrome" or intestinal hyperpermeability can occur when the microvilli in the gut, which controls what passes through the lining of the small intestine, are damaged. Undigested food partials, toxins, yeast and microbes can cross over into the bloodstream causing a host of symptoms that can include bloating, gas, diarrhea, constipation, abdominal cramps, food sensitivities, joint pain, fibromyalgia, mood swings, brain fog and depression. The microvilli in the...
14 Sep
If your nails are thin and break easily, it may have to do with your diet. Learn what you can eat or drink to get your nails strong and shiny!   #1: Dry brittle nails Lack of vitamin A and calcium causes dryness and brittleness.   Solution: Drink carrot juice, high in vitamin A and calcium is excellent for strengthening nails.   #2: Hangnails Lack of protein, folic acid and vitamin C causes hangnails.     Solution: Eat a diet composed...
13 Sep
I am often asked, "What can I do naturally to increase the function of my thyroid?" 

An under active thyroid system is a common health problem, causing symptoms such as low energy, weight gain, hair loss and depression. The good news is there is plenty you can do naturally. 1 in 10 women, over the age of 50, suffers from this condition so you may want to forward this blog post to any friend in your life who matches the symptoms. More than 10 million American people suffer from...
07 Sep
When speaking to clients about their concerns, one of the first questions I ask is “What stresses you out?” It is amazing how many people come up with three primary answers. Money, job and caring for children and/or elderly parents or sick loved one. Very few people stop to consider the effects of this stress on their own health until symptoms occur. Stress is a contributing factor in many illnesses from headaches to heart disease, immune deficiencies, anxiety disorders and...
06 Sep
  Have you heard of Maca? You might think that this wonder powder is the latest supplement to hit the market but really it is not a medicine or a supplement; it is a food loaded with vital nutrients in bioavailable forms.   Maca is typically found in the Andes, at a high location where the land is barren and weather conditions extreme. These harsh conditions contain very high mineral content that translates into maca root being very high in nutrients,...
30 Aug
  When it comes to your thyroid, most of know that iodine has a huge role to play in ensuring its health. But how about the sunshine vitamin, vitamin D? Vitamin D is popularly known for its role in bone health, and if we’re feeling down in the dumps when the days grow shorter we often reach for a supplement top-up, but new research is also beginning to show a strong link between a deficiency in this vitamin and poor thyroid health. Could a lack of vitamin D be a factor in your...

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