How to Live Longer

How to Live Longer

We’ve learned a lot about longevity. For example, in the 1960s, 40 percent (!) of adults smoked, and it wasn’t unusual to die of a heart attack in one’s 50s. (source) Since then we’ve learned that smoking isn’t doing us any favors, and...
The Fastest Way to Reduce Stress

The Fastest Way to Reduce Stress

I’ve been doing this work–nutrition consulting, wellness coaching– for a long time now, and my biggest takeaway isn’t which supplement works the best or what food melts fat off your thighs. The single most impactful factor I’ve observed...
Superfood Spotlight: Chlorophyll

Superfood Spotlight: Chlorophyll

Full disclosure: The term superfood actually bugs me, but there’s really no other way to describe the nutritional powerhouse that is chlorophyll. You know what chlorophyll is, right? It’s the pigment that gives plants their green hue. It also absorbs...
4 Steps to Healing IBS without Drugs

4 Steps to Healing IBS without Drugs

Sarah (names changed to protect client confidentiality) had just returned from the trip of a lifetime. She’d spent weeks traveling around North Africa and the Middle East and was finally back on American soil. But something wasn’t quite right. She’d...
How to Get Rid of Heartburn

How to Get Rid of Heartburn

Heartburn. It’s a warming or burning sensation you feel in your chest, most often behind your breastbone. It may worsen when you’re lying down or bending over. Also known as acid reflux, heartburn is caused by acids traveling up your esophagus (the tube...
Should You Be Gluten Free?

Should You Be Gluten Free?

What You Don’t Know Might Kill You and Suicide by Sandwich sound like dangerous, dire warnings. Would you believe these are articles about a food? Some nutritionists and researchers say it’s poison, contributing to nearly every human ailment, from acne to...