A Guide to Medicinal Mushrooms

A Guide to Medicinal Mushrooms

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. Full disclosure here. Magical mushrooms! These aren’t going to make you hallucinate pretty colors, but they may combat cancer, boost your immune system, and protect your organs and...
Is a Ketogenic Diet Right for You?

Is a Ketogenic Diet Right for You?

Ketogenic diets are all the rage right now, unless you’re reading this in 2027, in which case, ketogenic diets were all the rage in 2017. My clients and even friends are starting to ask me about “going keto,” because they’ve heard it will help...
Updates on Vegetarian/Vegan Diets: Are They Healthy?

Updates on Vegetarian/Vegan Diets: Are They Healthy?

It took me a long time to write this post, and here’s why: There is no greater debate in the nutrition world than that between meat eaters and vegetarians/vegans on which diet is healthier. I’ve been on both sides of the fence. I have, at times, considered...
Is Meat Killing Us (and the Planet)?

Is Meat Killing Us (and the Planet)?

A recent article bashing consumption of animal protein published in the New York Times by Dr Dean Ornish is causing a frenzy. Similar studies crop up every so often, the latest indicating that red meat is high in Neu5Gc, a tumor-forming sugar that is linked to chronic...
6 Unusual Superfoods

6 Unusual Superfoods

Superfoods are aptly named because they pack an extra punch to boost immune health, keep you feeling and looking young, make your skin glow, give you energy, and enhance wellness. We’ve all heard that the typical superfoods–wild salmon, kale, berries,...
My Six Top Healing Spices

My Six Top Healing Spices

Plants are powerful medicine, and you have a veritable medicine cabinet in your spice rack. Spice is a blanket term encompassing a dried seed, fruit, root, bark, or vegetable. There are a few superstars worth mentioning that you can use to combat everything from...
Meat = Mortality?

Meat = Mortality?

Check out this study (click on study), released today. Those who eat more red meat (including processed meats) may have shortened life expectancies, researchers reported in a massive study of aging Americans. “Greater consumption of red and processed meat was...

What’s all the Fuss about Vitamin D?

We’ve been hearing a lot about vitamin D deficiency and its role in osteoporosis, depression, heart disease and stroke, cancer, diabetes, thyroid problems, immune function — even weight loss. So what’s the big deal? Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin,...