3 Films to Transform Your Thoughts About Food

We live in a time where we have access to lots of information and it is our responsibility to learn, to question and decide for ourselves what is best for us. We need to figure out on our own what makes sense to us and what doesn’t, what we are ready to stand up for and what we should stand against. We need information so we can see what we can change, if change needs to be made and if it does, how to make those changes.

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Control Inflammation Naturally

I was researching something for a patient today and came across some startling numbers. It turns out that there are over 70 million prescriptions written every year for NSAID’s (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) and over 30 billion tablets sold over-the-counter each year. WOW! That’s about 22% of the entire population of the US taking at least…

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Health Education-Recommended Reading

I often have people ask for resources so that they can learn more about what I know, I have shared some of my favorite, and easily accessible documentaries about healthful living. Now, I want to share some of my favorite books on healthful living

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Summer Salad Round-Up

Summer has arrived! I love soaking up the warm sunshine, feeling the cool evening breeze and enjoying dinner on the patio. Summer brings lots of opportunities to entertain guests, travel to family picnics, and gather together to enjoy delicious seasonal foods.

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4th of July Picnic Essentials

It’s time to celebrate Independence Day and as far as I can tell no celebration is complete without food! Whether you’re off to the lake, celebrating in your backyard or packing up a picnic include these amazingly delicious, always nutritious, and crowd pleasing essential recipes in your plan.

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5 Tips for Making Healthy Choices While Eating Out

Restaurants may be intimidating to people trying to stick to a healthy eating plan, but with preparation and confidence you can enjoy your restaurant meal without abandoning healthy eating.

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No Time for Exercise? Think Again!

As you know, I’m in a unique position to see how people live their lives. As I consult with them and review their health goals, I always like to start by digging in to their lifestyle habits. Like a detective, I’m trying to understand how their patterns of behavior have led them to where they…

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How to Get the Most Out of Exercise (part 2)

In part one of this series I mentioned that each of us may have a unique goal and objective for exercising. We discussed how important it is to set the right expectations for success and how to create a working plan. What I’ve found over the years is that while our goals may be different…

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How To Get the Most Out of Exercise (Part 1)

Good Results Start with Good Questions What is the best way to exercise? Is exercise always good? How much is enough? I get these questions a lot from patients and friends. While they are pretty good questions that have pretty good answers available, before I can begin to share what I know I need to…

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Springtime Veggies

Springtime is here and that generally means warm days, cold snaps and sudden showers. All that

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The Benefits of Strawberries

Are you ready for all the delicious ways you can add strawberries to your recipes. Strawberries are considered on of the healthiest fruits.

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