25 Ways To Reduce Your Toxic Nutritional Intake

This list is something I created several years ago in response to many requests from our practice members… [more]

25 Ways To Reduce Your Toxic Nutritional Intake 25 Ways To Reduce Your Toxic Nutritional Intake

10 Ways To Minimize Sugar In Your Diet & Maximize Your Health!

In the list of "Top Nutrition Upgrades to Maximize Our Health", one of the biggest improvements we can… [more]

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The Thyroid Sessions ~ A Free Online Event You Don’t Want To Miss!

    Your thyroid runs the show. Most importantly, it controls your metabolism.… [more]

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Listen To Your Body ~ Evolve Your Exercise For Optimal Results

  It's amazing what your body can teach you... especially if you slow down long enough to listen… [more]

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Why We Should Add Fermented Foods To Our Diet

Our digestive health plays a critical role in our overall health. It has been linked to countless health… [more]

Why We Should Add Fermented Foods To Our Diet Why We Should Add Fermented Foods To Our Diet

When You Just Can’t Seem To Lose Weight

I often hear exclamations like these, uttered in frustration, during "weight loss" consultations... "I’ve… [more]

When You Just Can’t Seem To Lose Weight When You Just Can't Seem To Lose Weight

12 Easy Ways To Naturally Support Digestion

  Gas, bloating, indigestion, heartburn, reflux, constipation... oy. It's not fun at all when… [more]

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{Time Sensitive} Do You Have The “Right” Tools For Health & Weight Loss?

If you ask my friend and colleague, NY Times bestselling author JJ Virgin her #1 question she would pose… [more]

{Time Sensitive} Do You Have The “Right” Tools For Health & Weight Loss? {Time Sensitive} Do You Have The "Right" Tools For Health & Weight Loss?

Why Our Grandparents Didn’t Have Food Allergies & Sensitivities

    When you were a kid, do you remember so many other kids (or grown-ups, for that matter)… [more]

Why Our Grandparents Didn’t Have Food Allergies & Sensitivities Why Our Grandparents Didn't Have Food Allergies & Sensitivities
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25 Ways To Reduce Your Toxic Nutritional Intake

This list is something I created several years ago in response to many requests from our practice members who needed some help in this area. We’ve always taught that one of the simplest strategies for improving your health is to ADD HEALTH FIRST. Meaning, start improving your health by adding more healthy choices: add more [...]

Sweets, Treats, and Tasty Toxins

10 Ways To Minimize Sugar In Your Diet & Maximize Your Health!

In the list of “Top Nutrition Upgrades to Maximize Our Health”, one of the biggest improvements we can make in our diets is to minimize sugar intake. Sugar is a nasty foe. It wreaks havoc on our overall health, contributing to the risk factors for every chronic, degenerative illness – those risk factors being inflammation, [...]

The Thyroid Sessions

The Thyroid Sessions ~ A Free Online Event You Don’t Want To Miss!

    Your thyroid runs the show. Most importantly, it controls your metabolism. Your thyroid function basically determines if your body’s (figurative) foot is on the gas pedal or on the brake. When your thyroid isn’t functioning up to par it can leave you feeling exhausted, overweight, depressed, constipated, brain foggy, and much, much more. [...]

The Truth About Nutrition

Kids’ Nutrition – Hitting The High Notes

Let me start off by saying, when it comes to the food my kids eat, we are not perfect. It seems like we used to do really, really well keeping the toxic garbage out of their mouths, but as time has gone on, that has gradually changed. If I could keep them in a bubble, [...]

Run!

Listen To Your Body ~ Evolve Your Exercise For Optimal Results

  It’s amazing what your body can teach you… especially if you slow down long enough to listen to it! I’ve been talking about the 3 main types of physical activity and the “3 Keys to Successful Exercise” for many years now. The 3 main types of exercise/fitness are: 1) Movement: This is what I [...]

Fermented Foods & Gut Health

Why We Should Add Fermented Foods To Our Diet

Our digestive health plays a critical role in our overall health. It has been linked to countless health conditions and imbalances, and directly influences our brain function and immune response. Remember, 80% of our immune system resides in the gut! Digestive health is a big deal. Our gut health, and therefore our overall health, thrives [...]

Gain Health in order to Lose Weight.

When You Just Can’t Seem To Lose Weight

I often hear exclamations like these, uttered in frustration, during “weight loss” consultations… “I’ve tried everything!” “I eat healthy. I work out. I don’t know why I’m not losing weight!” There’s a mental checklist I go through, helping to uncover where someone might be missing the mark with their efforts. I start with the obvious. [...]

Digestive Issues

12 Easy Ways To Naturally Support Digestion

  Gas, bloating, indigestion, heartburn, reflux, constipation… oy. It’s not fun at all when your digestive system isn’t cooperating with you. While this is an enormous topic, and can have very serious and chronic causes at the root of your symptoms, there are some simple things you can do in order to start helping your [...]

VirginDiet Toolkit

{Time Sensitive} Do You Have The “Right” Tools For Health & Weight Loss?

If you ask my friend and colleague, NY Times bestselling author JJ Virgin her #1 question she would pose to those trying to lose weight, she’ll answer: “How LONG have you been TRYING?”  (Too long, right?)  JJ is offering something incredibly useful and valuable to you to make it EASIER.  She has gathered her most [...]

The Truth About Health

Why Our Grandparents Didn’t Have Food Allergies & Sensitivities

    When you were a kid, do you remember so many other kids (or grown-ups, for that matter) having food allergies and food sensitivities? I sure don’t. How about your grandparents and great-grandparents? If you ask them about this sky-rocketing “epidemic” of food “allergies” and sensitivities, they’ll tell you they didn’t exist back in [...]

Upgrade Your Veggies

Upgrading Foods By Adding Cultured Whey: Upgraded Sauerkraut

Culturing and fermenting foods such as cabbage for sauerkraut, cucumbers for pickles, and beets for kvass, and other veggies for kimchi has a long, rich history of use around the world. The culturing process essentially unlocks key nutrients while adding even more nutritional power to the mix. Culturing and fermenting takes an already-healthy food – [...]

JJ Virgin - The Virgin Diet

Your Invitation To A Revealing (Health) Webinar

If you’ve been following the current massive book launch of my colleague, NY Times bestselling author and nutrition & fitness celebrity JJ Virgin, then you know she’s on a mission! This woman is driven! She is determined to share her message – the TRUTH about Nutrition & Health – with the masses. Now, she’s hosting [...]

The Truth About Health

Building A Strong Immune System: “What Should I Eat?”

  When it comes to building a strong, resilient immune system that consistently protects us from cold and flu viruses, most of us know the basics: Eat a healthy, nutrient-rich diet Exercise regularly and incorporate a variety of movement into your life Get direct, unfiltered sun exposure 15-20 minutes per day (try your best, Northerners!) [...]

JJ Virgin

Uh-Oh. Did You Miss The Free Virgin Diet Cookbook Giveaway?

  Holy smokes! Remember the free Virgin Cookbook giveaway I JUST told you about this morning? The cookbook, written by NY Times bestselling author JJ Virgin, is the offshoot of her ultra-popular “The Virgin Diet”. Well, JJ has already given away all  11,000 books in less than 24 hours!! I’ve seen book giveaways before, but [...]

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Free Cookbook Giveaway! (Time Sensitive)

  I see a lot of people in our practice that have questions about what to do if you can’t lose weight no matter what you try. Sometimes it’s gut-related. Sometimes it’s toxicity. Sometimes it’s hormonal (including a thyroid imbalance that’s not being properly addressed). But, more often than not, I find that many people [...]

The Truth About Nutrition

Nutrition Upgrades With The Highest Return On Investment

    We know that a “healthy lifestyle” is comprised of several factors: nutrition, exercise, mental & emotional balance, stress management, proper sleep, and so on. Creating and maintaining a healthy lifestyle takes ongoing effort and intention in the choice-making department. In order to consistently move in the desirable direction along the ‘sliding scale of [...]

Beneficial & Functional Beverages

Energy Drinks ~ Beneficial & Functional Beverages

I often find that when people are making the effort to clean up their diet, there’s the tendency to overlook the impact of beverages on our health. We can get wrapped up in decisions like upgrading meats to grass-fed, and poultry & eggs to free-range, and vegetables and fruit to fresh organic… all excellent choices. [...]

Paleo Con is Here!

To Paleo or Not To Paleo? Let the Experts Help You Decide!

I recently talked about this here… how I’m not 100% Paleo. More accurately, I’m not Paleo 100% of the time. I go in phases. I will go for months without having any grains or dairy. But, then there are times when I choose to add some cultured dairy on a cleanse, or just as a [...]

The Evolution of Modern Man

Why I Don’t Always Recommend The Paleo Diet

In our practice we regularly recommend a Paleo or Paleo-like approach as a foundational diet. Paleo does a good job of eliminating many of the most common foods that “trigger” a chronic inflammatory response: dairy and grains, to be specific. I believe there are some very important and relevant caveats to consider regarding those two [...]