PQQ: Anti-Aging Miracle?

PQQ: Anti-Aging Miracle?

Remember high school biology? You probably learned about the mitochondria AKA the cell’s powerhouse. Think of the mitochondria as batteries that power your body. Problem is, as you age, mitochondria die, and that reduces your energy levels, longevity, and...
Getting Dirty to Prevent Disease

Getting Dirty to Prevent Disease

This post is dedicated to everyone out there who is afraid of dirt and germs and obsessed with hand sanitizer. To all of you who wipe down the grocery cart handle before using the cart and who microwave your sponges in attempt to kill the germs they harbor (note: that...
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...