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Red is the New Green

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Weight loss, improved digestion, and more. We often associate green with health and nutrition, but what about red? I have one specific rich-colored veggie in mind that you simply must add to your weekly menus. It’s tasty, versatile, and, of course, as nutritious as can be. Can you guess? It’s one of the most regenerative foods for your body—beets! It’s hard to keep up with their ever-expanding list of benefits, Read More

The Most Underrated Fruit of Summer

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Don’t overlook the most nutrient dense pick. I consider this fruit to be the most underrated fruit of summer. Can you guess what it is? It’s not papaya, it’s not mango, it’s not an orange, it’s not even an exotic fruit, like carambola… it’s… KIWI. This small fruit has big health benefits—and appears on the 15 least pesticide-contaminated list from the Environmental Working Group. This means that while it’s always Read More

The Hormone Rescuer

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Restore your calm during the change—and after. If you’re in the throes of perimenopause or otherwise feeling betrayed by your body, there is relief in sight. You might not even realize that you’re experiencing deficiency-related symptoms. Do any of the following resonate with you? • Anxiety • Apathy • Body odor increase • Concentration problems • Constipation • Depression • Irritability • Memory loss • Muscle cramps • Muscle tremors Read More

The Calcium Conundrum

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Say no to overload via supplementation. Simply put, I’m not crazy about calcium supplements. That may come as a surprise because you’ve likely consistently been surrounded by the notion of “the more calcium, the better” since childhood. Whether it’s encouraging children to have a “milk mustache” or warning adults and seniors to take their calcium supplementation for the sake of their bone health and future mobility, the calcium push has Read More

The #1 Hormone Game Changer You’ve Never Heard Of

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Ignite Your Fat Burning Torch With Smart Fats and Trusted Dietary Supplements Most of you are probably familiar with hormones like estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, cortisol, growth hormone and thyroid. But I’ll bet you’ve never considered one of the most important fat burning hormones of all that’s the key hormone to fire up tummy fat burn. This special “super hormone” that activates your body’s fat burning switch is already circulating in Read More

Mad About Magnesium!

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Why Your Magnesium Supplement Isn’t Measuring Up Magnesium is to minerals what vitamin D is to vitamins.  As the “master mineral” and superstar of over 300 key metabolic functions, it reigns supreme in the mineral kingdom. However, not all magnesium supplements are created equal.   If high blood pressure, leg cramps, migraines, anxiety, irritability, depression, heart disease, unstable blood sugar or insomnia are still challenging your well-being, read on… As the premiere heart mineral, Read More

Rx for Recovery: Healing Substance Abuse with Nutrition

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Discover how an amazing 15 ingredient “recipe” can radically transform your health. The brain has the miraculous ability to reset itself. The missing component from most substance abuse programs—whether it’s an addiction to caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, street drugs or prescription meds—is biochemical repair. And in this day and age, FDA-approved prescription drugs have proven to be just as serious as their illegal counterparts. In fact, prescription depressants, opioids and antidepressants are now Read More

Viral Vigilance

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10 Steps to Outsmart a Virus Viruses are everywhere in the news these days—and not just Ebola. Ten states have reported an outbreak of a mysterious flu-like virus causing severe respiratory illness in kids.  Enterovirus is now being investigated. In Kansas City, Missouri alone, more than 300 cases of respiratory illnesses were reported last month, according to the state Department of Health. In about 15% of the cases, children were placed Read More

Dispelling the Cholesterol Myth

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Sizing up Cholesterol for the Man in Your Life. When it comes to cholesterol, size—not type—doesn’t just matter, it may be life-saving! This is important news everywhere as we approach June 15 and celebrate Father’s Day honoring our dads, grandfathers, uncles, brothers, cousins and special friends. Sadly, heart disease is still one of the leading cause of death among males in this country. Now you can forget about “good cholesterol” (HDL), Read More

Overlooked Autism Risk Factors

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Environmental factors—including EMFs and mercury—may put children at risk. April marks Autism Awareness Month, and as statistics continue to skyrocket, it’s something every parent and future parent should educate themselves about. A quarter century ago, autism spectrum disorders (ASD) were extremely rare—only 1 out 100,000 children. Today experts estimate that 2 to 6 kids out of 1,000 will have autism. And boys are four times more likely to develop ASD than girls. Read More