Category Archives: Food and Nutrition

Bone Broth – The Ultimate Collagen for Slow Aging.

Sipping bone broth may contribute to a more youthful glow but more importantly, it is powerful for the immune system and brain function. Broth has been used in Chinese medicine for thousands of years but recently gained popularity due to the rising attention of paleo and ketogenic diets. The warming and nourishing effect of broth […]

How To Use Himalayan Pink Salt

Once you hit a certain age, certain foods will intensify the aging effects you are feeling and seeing. However, if you choose your foods wisely, you can slow down the aging process and enjoy several more years of pain-free mobility, strong digestion, healthy cognitive function, and ultimately, lustrous and strong hair, skin, and nails.   Healthy […]

Beat Dry Skin and Slow the Aging Effect.

Resolve dry irritated skin, starting with this winter. Do you struggle with seasonal skin issues? Or year round? Hydration isn’t just important for your cells and brain.  Your skin is also an organ, your largest one and needs to be nourished, especially during the dry, cold season like this one. I personally noticed the difference […]

10 Ways to Avoid Holiday Binges and Bloats!

Blast the Bloats and Binges with These Tips. Bloating and heartburn after holiday meals takes the fun out of festivities. Sometimes these are caused by binging from mindless eating or emotional triggers. You can be so caught up in conversations during the office holiday party and before you know it, you’ve consumed far too may cocktail […]

Make Your Own Immune Tea or Soup with Less Than 5 Ingredients!

The Ginger Immune Tea I always keep ginger in my home. It’s my go-to root herb for general health. Ginger is a heating herb. It has a sweet, pungent taste and is an expectorant and diuretic. In Ayurvedic Medicine it will balance vata and kapha so if you are experiencing congestive colds, sinus issues, headaches, […]

The Fat “Triple P” Pancake

Protein-Pumped Pumpkin Pancakes (The Fat Triple “P”) Since it’s the season, I threw this together to give myself a little energizing treat before a workout. I made this gluten-free breakfast using my favorite protein powder. You may want to adjust the ingredient ratios according to how runny or thick you like your pancake batter! 2 […]

Don’t Ignore Your Nails. The Cancer Scare.

I was planning to publish these articles at a quicker pace than this. But I had my own wake-up call while doing some research.  In late May, I came across a news story about Miss Illinois’ experience with melanoma. I referenced it in my last article.  The link is at the bottom of this post. […]

Simple Ways to Detox Without Being Stuck in the Bathroom. Detox is a Dirty Word (Part 4 of 4)

It’s been a long, busy winter of post grad education, clinical practice demands and some traveling. So finally, it is good to be back on this blog. So, better late than never! This series is one that is important to me because it is a huge game player in lasting health and longevity!  I’m sharing […]

Sit Down and Take a Lid Off! Detox is a Dirty Word. (Part 3 of 4)

Detox is a Dirty Word Part 3: The Hormone Factor One of the most unsuspecting source of toxin overload in our bodies is xenoestrogens. Xenoestrogens are chemical compounds, natural and synthetic xenohormones which mimic the effects of estrogen in the body and disrupt the endocrine system.  And they sneak into our bloodstream in several ways: […]