Tragic Enlightenment

Heart disease....the world's number one killer. James Gandolfini dead at 51. John Ritter shockingly dead 5 days shy of his 55th birthday. Michael Clarke Duncan, last September at 54 years of age. These are just a sprinkling of the celebrities we know and hear of. How many loved ones have you known that have lost [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:40+00:00 June 20th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Lose Those Last Sticky Pounds

Hello summer! Hello more body exposure! It is at this time of year when the extra treats, the skipped workouts, and the hard facts from the past several months of bathing suit hibernation inevitably surface. Granted, this is not something I recommend over-thinking or obsessing over, but I do have clients that come to me [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:43+00:00 June 14th, 2013|Featured, Uncategorized|

Three Wrenches…an Excerpt from Whole…

In Whole, Dr. T. Colin Campbell, the "Father of Modern Nutrition," written with Dr. Howard Jacobson, defines a super-paradigm that elucidates a philosophy---wholism---which medicine needs to aspire to in order to attain an enlightened solution. Whole is a masterpiece of intellectual triangulation, outlining the past, the present, and the critical next steps in the future [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:43+00:00 June 3rd, 2013|Uncategorized|

Perfect Digestion – Interview with Dr. Pam Popper

Digestion should be something we don't ever have to think about...our bodies are designed to silently do the work for us upon the ingestion of food. Yet for many, digesting food is a far cry from unnoticeable. What has gone awry? According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK), approximately [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:43+00:00 April 6th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Reducing Reductionism

Science is spectacular. Medicine is magnificent. However, nutrition is one of the most elusive and perplexing subjects ever. We have come to rely on detailed science, disease-based medicine, and messages from the food industry to determine our ideal health choices. Unfortunately, micromanaging our dietary decisions based on these driving forces is only making us sicker, [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:43+00:00 March 8th, 2013|Uncategorized|

US News Best Diets 2013 Google Hangout Interview

2013 is the Year of Plant-Based! US News ranked the 11 best plant-based diets, which includes vegan, vegetarian, macrobiotic, raw, and more. I was interviewed by Angela Haupt on Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 about what it means to eat a whole food, plant-based diet. Here is the recording of our US News Google Hangout interview about Best Diets [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:47+00:00 January 9th, 2013|Appearances, Featured|

Reducing your Dependency on Rx Medications

Chronic disease is the number one cause of prescription medication use. Remember that although "genetics may load the gun, diet and lifestyle pull the trigger."   Controllable risk factors include: How much you weigh Whether or not you exercise regularly Choosing not to smoke What you eat   The top 3 most commonly used medications [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:47+00:00 January 7th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Why Chewing Matters

How many of you chew your food? I mean, really chew your food well? I know it is challenging for me to sit and truly take the time necessary to chew my meals adequately....and somehow, I don't think I am alone. Most of us eat on the run, eat "fast" food, and dedicate little time [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:48+00:00 December 31st, 2012|Uncategorized|

Sustainable Weight Loss

Here are my favorite tips to lose weight fast...for life...from FitPerez.com! "Bulkify" your diet...Eat foods high in fiber and water to stay full! Reduce concentrated fats and sweets...(i.e. oils and sugar). Exercise! Move it with whatever you love to do...    

2016-11-29T15:11:48+00:00 December 31st, 2012|Uncategorized|