5 Hacks to reduce stress and increase your health-span

Who isn’t stressed these days? We are overscheduled, overworked, and overstimulated, we lack time in nature, we lack connection with people around us, and we are so used to being this way that we call this stressed-out state normal. According to the Whitehall II study (1), which followed the lifestyle and mortality of a largeContinue reading “5 Hacks to reduce stress and increase your health-span”

What is “Dirty Keto”?

So you’ve decided to commit to a Low Carbohydrate, High Fat (LCHF) or keto-type diet. Good for you! Soon you will be enjoying less brain fog, more energy, less inflammation, better immunity, decreased depression and anxiety, decreased pain, and many more benefits hard to believe in a culture struggling to survive on the Standard AmericanContinue reading “What is “Dirty Keto”?”

Vacation Blog: Dr. Fung explains fasting for weight loss

I believe in walking my talk. One of the things I talk quite a bit about is self-care and the need to take time out for yourself for the good of everyone around you. In honor of that, I am not working all this week during my vacation. That means no original blog. I doContinue reading “Vacation Blog: Dr. Fung explains fasting for weight loss”

Nightshades and lectins: Could they be stalling your weight loss?

I first heard about a class of plant called the Nightshade when I started gardening. Initially, I thought of a witches brew full of deadly nightshade, but that’s not what most people are talking about when you hear about this plant variety. Nightshades are plants of the genus Solanum which include tomatoes, peppers, white potatoes,Continue reading “Nightshades and lectins: Could they be stalling your weight loss?”

Starting the summer with a cleanse

For the next 14 days, I will be documenting my experience on my very first cleanse. If you would like to follow it, you can see the whole thing in my women’s wellness group, the Nourish Me Tribe. I will be keeping my daily journal in the group for all to see, plus popping onContinue reading “Starting the summer with a cleanse”