Your Anti-Aging Hormone

Besides weight loss, a frequent topic of concern to my clients is aging. In particular, they want to be as youthful and healthy as possible while avoiding the deconditioning that often happens later in life. It’d be so easy if we could only find the Fountain of Youth! But so far, that fountain’s been elusive, so we… [Read More]

3 Tips to Stop Stress This Holiday Season

Are you DREADING the holidays? Is your life already so BUSY that the thought of doing holiday shopping, cooking large meals, and pretending to be happy when you feel like crawling into bed leaves you wishing you could hibernate until January 1?   One key to stopping the stress is identifying what makes you happy.  What do YOU want? Often the holidays… [Read More]

Are you hungry?

Recently I held a 5-week group program, and we spent an entire session talking about hunger. Hunger isn’t something we pay much attention to in our culture. Food is available 24/7, we eat plenty, we eat regularly, and we eat for many reasons having nothing to do with hunger. When was the last time you… [Read More]

How Coca-Cola’s Misleading You About Obesity

  Have you seen the Coca-Cola Company’s promotions recently? They’ve launched a campaign intended to convince the public — YOU — that obesity is caused by a lack of exercise. Some people…somewhere…may fall for that idea. But I won’t let you be one of them. Many factors contribute to obesity and weight issues. Exercise is… [Read More]

I Felt Guilty

My son recently returned from a backpacking trip. He and his group finished a grueling 22 mile hike in just 48 hours! They needed carbs. Lots of carbs, and they had to be lightweight. What did they bring? Boxed macaroni and cheese. But they didn’t consume all of the boxes of mac n’ cheese. So… [Read More]

Is Your Gut Making You Crazy?

Do you feel depressed? Moody? Have allergies, asthma, or ADHD? Or been diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder? The origin of these issues could possibly stem from the health of your gut! Your body is a complex organism. It performs millions of functions every day without needing your input  at all. And, it is host to… [Read More]

How to Prevent The Flu…Naturally

This was a friend’s post on Facebook recently, Why, you ask? Because he took Tamiflu. And this is not uncommon. Japan banned Tamiflu in 2007 for just these kinds of side effects. I encourage you to get serious about taking your health into your own hands. Your use of pharmaceutical drugs is usually in the best interest… [Read More]

What’s Food Got To Do With It?

Ahhh…those New Year’s resolutions! Are you moving forward successfully with yours? Weight loss is still a major focus judging from the inquiries I’m receiving. Last week I shared my ‘Top 10 Foods That Cause Cravings and Make You Fat’. I know that if you stop eating those foods, you’ll lose weight. Yet, there’s more to… [Read More]

3 Tips to Stop Stress This Holiday Season

Are you DREADING the holidays? Is your life already so BUSY that the thought of doing holiday shopping, cooking large meals, and pretending to be happy when you feel like pulling your hair out leaves you wanting to crawl in a hole until January 1? One key to living an authentically healthy life is identifying what makes you happy…. [Read More]

What IS Authentic Health?

You see the name, it catches your attention, and then you wonder, ‘What IS authentic health?’ Good question! Authentic health could mean different things to different people. What’s authentic for you may be different for your best friend. The term ‘authentic health’, in the way I mean it, is the state of health and way… [Read More]