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Anti-Aging

Do You Have a Sexy Brain?

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How intimacy and balanced hormones protect your health. My friend and colleague, Dr. Devaki Lindsey Berkson, celebrated the release of her new book Sexy Brain this week—and I’m a big fan. I was lucky enough to receive an early galley copy of this fantastic read and even with my hectic schedule, poured through it in a matter of days. For peri- and menopausal women, this is a terrific adjunct for Read More

A Sneak Preview of the Year Ahead

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Won’t you join me for a lean and serene 2017? It’s THAT time of year… Time to reflect on the year gone by and to think about all those who make life so much brighter and warmer—wonderful people like you. So, I couldn’t let 2016 pass without expressing my profound thanks and gratitude for all the faith and confidence you put in me. Whether it’s a comment on my blog Read More

Live to 120

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The longevity secrets to extend your youth span. My mentor, Dr. Hazel Parcells, lived till 106. As the grande dame of alternative medicine, she was wise, well spoken, and decades ahead of her time. Her life experience didn’t come easy. She earned every single year of her long life after a diagnosis of incurable tuberculosis complicated with heart and kidney issues. Dr. Parcells was forced to change the way she Read More

First Aid Essential Oil Picks

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Heal with ancient miracle remedies. Essential oils are all the rage. Whether you’re seeking to treat a specific ailment or simply want a safe scent to fill your home, essential oils provide a wide array of therapeutic benefits. Yet, they are hardly new to the scene. Quite the opposite, actually. Essential oils date back to Biblical times. In fact, the Bible contains 14 principle oils: calamus, cassia, cedarwood, cinnamon, cypress, Read More

The Breath Connection to Back Pain

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Breathe your pain away. You might be surprised to learn that the way in which you breathe is actually causing you pain. When it comes to breathing, there are two styles that are the most common—chest breathing and belly breathing. So… which is your default style? If you’re like me, you answered, chest. Why? Because this is what we’re taught from a young age. Most of us can recall (and Read More

Sunscreen Savvy

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Why nutrition equals safe sun. It’s amazing. Before the 1930s skin cancer was a non-entity unlike today where melanoma is up nearly 2000%. Yet, back in the day approximately 75% of the workforce held jobs that kept them outside during the day, while today that number is only around 10%. Why? Because before “safe sun” lotions and potions, nature was the skin’s miracle worker. For some time, we’ve learned to Read More

The NEW Rules of Health

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Your genes are not your destiny. The new rules of health are based on the foundational belief that DNA is not predetermined. DNA is really controlled by environmental influences that include diet, exercise, supplements, social support and even our feelings and thoughts. Dr. Bruce Lipton, the quantum physics leader in cellular biology proved that it is the environment, not the DNA which determines health or dis-ease. This radical new view Read More

Summer Wellness from the Ground Up

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Reconnect to the Earth daily. As a society, we seem to be so disconnected. We view moments happening right in front of us through the screen of a phone while we snap photos, we spend our “social time” online, and we don’t get out and about in the great outdoors nearly as much as we’d like. As you’d imagine, this is taking a toll on our health and well-being. Most of Read More

A Vital Exercise Suited for Us All

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The future of fitness rooted in the past. I’ve currently been working vigorously on updates to several books that I can’t wait to share with you! One is Before the Change—my New York Times bestseller that dives deep into how to feel your best during perimenopause and menopause. One component is, of course, exercise. I am a tremendous proponent of resistance or weight-training exercise because of the effect it has Read More

Could Fungus Be the Root Cause of Mystery Illnesses?

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The top 3 antifungals already in your spice cabinet. I just celebrated another birthday and this time of year always gives me pause to reflect. One thing I’m most grateful for is my incredible inner circle of remarkably knowledgeable, insightful friends. My friend, television host of “Know the Cause” and best-selling author, Doug Kaufmann—whom I regard as a pioneer and a trendsetter—had the best antidote of all for aging: he recently Read More