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Cacao: Nature's Perfect Medicine

For those of you who have followed me long enough, talks about the downside to commercial cocoa and cacao products are common. In fact, I do still only use raw cacao very sparingly, if at all, preferring ceremonial grade cacao because of its…
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Birth Control Pills and Antidepressants: Like a Hand in Glove

It shouldn't be news to most of us by now but hormonal contraceptives, aka birth control pills or "the pill" cause a myriad of side effects. Many doctors refuse to acknowledge this fact but hormonal contraceptives are inextricably linked to…
vitamin K shot
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The Vitamin K Shot for Newborns: What You Need to Know

When my triplets were born I didn't have a chance to really examine whether or not I wanted to give them a vitamin K shot and within moments after birth, right after their Apgar scoring, they had one.  While the main reason to give…
buckwheat risotto
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Anti-aging Recipe: Buckwheat Mushroom Risotto

I don't know about you but at this point in Winter, I am ready for Spring sunlight, clothing, and definitely food.  I'm tired of the starchy dishes.  I'm tired of the meaty dishes.  I'm simply tired of all the heaviness and truly…
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7 Steps to Radiant Wellbeing

It's not been very long (and still continues to some extent today) conventional medicine looked at the body as a machine whose parts would inevitably break down until it could no longer be repaired. In nutrition school and studying biochemistry,…
liver health, your thyroid and Hashimotos
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Your Liver, Thyroid and the Hashimoto's Connection

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis is an autoimmune disorder/disease in which the immune system attacks the thyroid gland.  Hashimoto's Thyroiditis is also called Lymphocytic Thyroiditis.   When the body is healthy the immune system protects…
what are biofilms
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The Trouble with Biofilms

This winter I developed a sinus and upper respiratory infection from hell.  I'm serious.  I could not get better!  One week turned into three and three turned into three months.   At first, we thought it was a run of the…
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Top 10 Foods to Spring Clean Your Skin from the Inside Out

Can changing the way you eat mean younger skin? Spring means "new beginnings" and that means skin should shake off the hibernation phase of winter and glow with newfound vitality......  in theory, of course.   Yes, there is more sunlight…
Eating With Intention Sales Page
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Want to Eat More Mindfully? Join Our Free Breakfast Experiment

As we move into our "Eating with Intention" Mindful Eating 4-week telecourse a lot of my clients are wondering how to really narrow down what foods are good for their specific body types and health status.   Many of my readers and…
7 Day Total Body Makeover
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7 Day Total Body Makeover Workout

7-Day Total Body Makeover Diet I promised you all a bonus for our "total body makeover" to compliment our 7-Day Makeover Diet and this one is particularly easy to follow but, well, beauties, it works!!   DAYS 1+3+5 CARDIO-AND-STRENGTH…