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The Cortisol Connection to Holiday Energy Drain

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This hidden shortfall is the best kept nutritional secret! While high cortisol has been connected to stubborn weight gain, it can also wreak havoc when it is too low. A whopping 8 out of 10 women from their twenties to fifties are suffering from some type of adrenal dysfunction—characterized by cortisol that is too high or too low. The adrenals, small walnut-size glands that sit on top of the kidneys, act as Read More

6 Ways to Break a Weight Loss Plateau

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Reboot your thyroid, detox, and sip a fat blasting cocktail to stop stalled weight loss. Albert Einstein said it best, “Doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results is the definition of insanity.” Picture this. You’re several weeks into your Fat Flush, Paleo, or Fast Metabolism diet plan. Your resolve is beginning to wane. You’re having trouble sticking to your regimen and you’re extremely frustrated that Read More

The Secret Allergy Cure

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  Stop Allergies & Prevent Their Return with A Simple Natural Allergy Remedy 50 Million Americans are afraid to leave their homes today to face their #1 health nemesis—springtime allergies. While a number of us delight in the blossoming flowers and warm, gentle breezes of spring, for many others these scenes are a prelude to sneezing, sniffling, red and watery eyes, itchy throat, fatigue, eczema, and sometimes even asthma attacks. Read More

Medical Mysteries Solved With 6 Strands Of Hair?

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The Science Behind Nutritional Balancing And Hair Mineral Analysis Beethoven was a musical master.  But he was not without unexplained health challenges. He suffered from digestive discomfort and abdominal pain, edema, irritability and depression.  He sought answers to his mysterious condition up until the day of his death. The mystery of Beethoven’s death has now been revealed.  The culprit? Lead poisoning. Experts in hair mineral analysis studied 6 strands of Read More

The Copper Conundrum

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Why Your Depression, Hypothyroid, and Hyperactivity May Be Copper Imbalance Symptoms Copper imbalance may be today’s best kept health secret.  An escalating public health epidemic, it affects nearly 80% of all men, women, children, and unborn babies. Copper is accumulated not only through our own lifetime, but is passed from mother to child with increasing prevalence in each generation with an impressive array of copper imbalance symptoms impacting not just the body, but the mind.

Mighty Manganese and Sexy Selenium: The Secret Bone-Building Minerals

Micro-minerals with a macro punch. Earlier this week I wrote about bone-building—emphasizing the right kind of calcium, along with vitamin K and vitamin D. Now, I’m going to focus on two bone-building minerals I didn’t write about then, which I feel are important enough to merit a blog of their very own: manganese and selenium. Both are contained in the Osteo-Key product I use and recommend for optimum bone health. The Read More

Has Summer Damaged Your Hair?

Don’t let chlorine, salt, and sun fry your crowning glory! Got beach—or pool—head? Discolored, dry, frizzy, straw-like hair, and even hair loss can be all too common this time of year. Technically, hair can’t “burn” the way skin does. But after only three days of sun exposure, the scale-like cells covering each individual hair shaft start to pull off. This not only makes your tresses look dull but also allows Read More

Hidden Copper Overload

The copper connection to low thyroid, fatigue, anxiety, and insomnia. Diagnosing copper overload is more of an art than an exact science. Ironically many people who have copper overload don’t initially test high in copper—at least 50% of my clients don’t—when they take a Tissue Mineral Analysis. Their metabolism is so depressed that the copper is tightly stored in tissue and hasn’t yet been released into circulation and deposited in the hair. Read More

My Heavy Metal Mystery

Recent test results left me mystified. For over ten years, I have been on the trail of heavy metal. And no, I’m not talking Led Zepplin, here! Twice a year, I test myself using a Tissue Mineral Analysis to identify patterns of glandular health and emotional trends that can be assessed from mineral ratios (sodium to potassium correlates with adrenal function, calcium to potassium reveals thyroid efficiency, low sodium and high potassium is Read More

Did a Deficiency Make You Do It?

A lack of zinc in your diet may be making you aggressive. Several years ago I ran across a fascinating article in Psychology Today which focused on the origin of violent behavior. Was it nature or nutrition? Could the underlying cause be in one’s upbringing or in their genes? Or just maybe it could be some type of nutritional imbalance. Taking the nutritional stance was William Walsh, Ph.D. and his Read More