21 02, 2017

Why is your gut function important

By | 2017-04-28T22:58:57+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why is your gut function important

Historically, our only gut issue was the extent that it might “stick out”.  Then we were taught that that a “gut” provoked diabetes. Today, we know that 80% of those with weight issues don’t have diabetes. Times are changing fast and the information that is being discovered by NON-Big Pharma research is moving even faster. [...]

20 02, 2017

Depression & Anxiety – is it your head or your gut?

By | 2017-04-28T22:58:57+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Depression & Anxiety – is it your head or your gut?

We experience depression and anxiety as a "head" thing, but too many times the cause is in the body. In fact, there are a wide number of physical causes that range from the adrenals, to the liver, to the thyroid (typically not the thyroid, typically its the gut, liver, and/or adrenals), to metal toxicity, etc [...]

10 02, 2017

Valentine’s Day Chocolate – make it good!!!

By | 2017-04-29T00:52:32+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Valentine’s Day Chocolate – make it good!!!

Chocolate – what it can do for you The cocoa pod is a fruit full of juice and between 300-6800 seeds. These seeds are the most nutrient dense food we know of. The seeds contain over 300 nutrients that we need. The nutrients in these seeds are usually destroyed with processing BUT 100% chocolate protects [...]

4 01, 2017

TRICKS TO GIVING UP BAD HABITS and ACHIEVING YOUR GOALS

By | 2017-04-28T22:58:57+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on TRICKS TO GIVING UP BAD HABITS and ACHIEVING YOUR GOALS

  HAPPY NEW YEAR! Many people make New Year's Eve Resolutions / goals / intentions but have a difficult time following through with them & the old "Bad Habits" or routines take over. The gyms are crowded the first couple of weeks; by February, most of the "newbees" have disappeared. Here are a few tips [...]

21 12, 2016

What is a great Christmas present?

By | 2017-04-28T22:58:57+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Ayurvedic medicine, Detox, Mental Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is a great Christmas present?

"Your health is your wealth" is an old saying that has a lot of truth to it.  If you don't have your health how can you do whatever you do to create your wealth? Whether you be a blue collar worker; a white collar worker; tradesman; a professional; or an independent business person you need [...]

11 12, 2016

Depression at Christmas

By | 2017-04-28T22:58:57+00:00 December 11th, 2016|Adrenals, Dental issues, Depression, Emotional, Herbal Medicine, Hypothyroid, Immune Issues, Research|Comments Off on Depression at Christmas

One in two people suffer from depression at some point in their life - could it be you or a loved one? Are you aware of all the physiological issues that can cause depression? I practiced as a Registered Psychologist for 20 some years. But I left the College of Psychologists because they didn't agree [...]

9 12, 2016

Your HEALTH is your WEALTH

By | 2017-04-28T22:58:58+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Your HEALTH is your WEALTH

It is an old saying but ever so true. The WHO (World Health Organization) defines health as: "Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." Health includes our psychological health (thoughts and emotions) and our physical health and our energetic health. If any of these [...]

18 10, 2016

8 Glasses of Water a Day?

By | 2017-04-28T22:58:58+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Anti-oxidants, Nutrition, Nutritional Health, pH, Water|Comments Off on 8 Glasses of Water a Day?

This is an urban myth that has no substance or science behind it!!!  Interestingly enough, I fought this myth when I was in Naturopathic College - and believe it or not, to no avail!!!  But that is all that it is - a myth!!! I am a scientist...so I always look for the evidence.  Now [...]

17 10, 2016

Are Essential Oils of any Benefit?

By | 2017-04-28T22:58:58+00:00 October 17th, 2016|Adrenals, Allergies, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-oxidants, Antioxidants, Dental issues, Depression, Diabetes, Gut Health, Heart Health, Immune Health, Immune Issues, Inflammatory disorders, Nutritional Health, Sleep Issues, Stress|Comments Off on Are Essential Oils of any Benefit?

What are essential oils? Are essential oils of any benefit? Are they just for topical use or can they be used internally? Are different types beneficial for different skins? Does it matter where they were grown or how they were processed? What benefits do the different oils have? Lots of questions, let’s go through them [...]

26 09, 2016

A favorite herb – Cinnamon aka Cinnamomum verum

By | 2017-04-28T22:58:58+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Anti-oxidants, Herbal Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Health|Comments Off on A favorite herb – Cinnamon aka Cinnamomum verum

Herbs have both familiar common names and formal names. Cinnamon is the kitchen pantry name for the spice Cinnamomum verum. Most of us love the cinnamon spice and we use it in familiar recipes for: cinnamon buns & breads cinnamon cookies pumpkin pie French toast chai tea But cinnamon is used for a lot more [...]