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All About Digestive Enzymes

All About Digestive Enzymes

Not everyone should be taking digestive enzyme supplements; and not all of them are created equal. As a practitioner, I find that many people with digestive issues want to jump straight into using a supplement. And many times I would rather try other strategies first. Not to mention, that some supplements can be harmful if...

The Optimal Foods to Eat For Breakfast When You’re in Menopause

The Optimal Foods to Eat For Breakfast When You’re in Menopause

During menopause women tend to gain weight. While this isn’t great it’s pretty common and there are many reasons why. Two reasons why women gain weight during menopause… Reason #1 Reduced muscle mass. Muscle mass uses energy (burns calories) so when we have less of it the body burns less energy overall, leading to weight...

Foods to Reduce Night Time Hot Flashes

Foods to Reduce Night Time Hot Flashes

Do you get hot flashes? Are they mostly at night? Do they set the bed on fire (but not in that way)? Let’s get you some solutions! Before we do that, just some quick info on why hot flashes occur so we can try to effect the root cause of these hormonal symptoms. What causes...

3 Supplements You Should be Taking if You’re Over 45 Years Old

3 Supplements You Should be Taking if You’re Over 45 Years Old

Yes, while I always say that it’s better to get your nutrients from food first sometimes supplements are necessary. Unfortunately there are just some all-too-common nutrients that we simply don’t get enough of. And they’re absolutely critical to optimal health and wellness. Especially as we age. Here I sifted through the supplements that are available...

Hey Men, Lost Your Sex Drive? This Could Be Why

Hey Men, Lost Your Sex Drive? This Could Be Why

Libido is such an interesting (and complex) experience. Because of this it can be affected by so many things. And we’re not just talking about the obvious sex hormone testosterone here. Although testosterone levels can have a big (yes BIG) effect on sex drive there are a lot of subtle things that can be going...

SPRING CLEANING SMOOTHIE

SPRING CLEANING SMOOTHIE

Spring Clean Your Way to a Healthier You           The holidays are over, summer is drawing near, and warmer days at the beach are upon us! What better way to feel better, look better, and rid your body of toxins than with this “Spring Cleaning Smoothie”! Are you struggling to get...

February Recipes, 2016

Heart Healthy Red Pepper Hummus Ingredients: 1 can garbanzo beans/ ”chickpeas” 1/2 red pepper 1/3 cup Tahini (found near peanut butter at Whole Foods) 2-3 cloves, peeled and chopped garlic Juice of 1-2 lemons 1 tsp. ground cumin ½ tsp. ground coriander Sea salt and pepper to taste Directions: Puree all ingredients in food until...

September Recipes, 2015

Salmon with Red and Orange Vegetables   Serves 2-3 Ingredients: • 2 King salmon (wild) fillets, washed and patted dry, skin on • 1/2 butternut squash, peeled and cut into cubes • 6 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped small or minced • 1 red pepper, chopped • 1 bunch kale, chopped or torn into small...

August Recipes, 2015

Zoodles vegan and gluten-free! The Spiralizer makes “noodles” out of veggies! Check it out here. Ingredients: • 2 zucchini • 1 summer squash • ½ tsp ghee or olive oil • ½ lb. washed button mushrooms • 2 veggie burgers (your choice) My favorite is Hilary’s best-veggie-burger • Tomato sauce – healthy store bought or...