fall into health

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Fall is here, bringing with it cooling temperatures¬†splashes of color on trees, and a bounty of red, orange, yellow, and purple at the farmers markets. Due to the changing weather, now is the perfect time to prepare yourself for cold and flu season. People who get the flu are those with weakened immune systems. So… Read more »

sustainable food movement growing

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http://www.grist.org/article/2010-08-13-the-meat-industry-feels-the-heat-as-the-sustainable-food-movemen/ This is excellent news! Ethical and local sources of meat/poultry are becoming more widely available. The movement is growing! Truly pasture-raised animals don’t need antibiotics since they eat the food that their body is meant to and they get plenty of sunshine (vitamin D, crucial for the immune systems of mammals).

the “g” word

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I am ready for the next stage of nutrition evolution. People who have interacted with me for any length of time know what the “g” word is. I’ve been waiting to unveil it here in my blog while I redo this website. I cannot hold back any longer, the time has come for me to… Read more »

summer living

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With summer heating up and the kids out of school, it’s the time of year for fun in the sun. Hiking, picnics at the beach, afternoons at the pool. It’s a time of watermelon, frosty cold beverages, barbeques, and lots and lots of sunscreen. It sounds like a fun and it can be, but it… Read more »

you can’t always judge a book by its healthy cover

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You may have heard of the standard American Diet, or SAD. A large portion of the US population eats processed, chemical-laden food on a daily basis. Here in the San Francisco Bay Area, it seems that people are much more health conscious and fit. I’ve heard, “Well, I eat better than most people” over and… Read more »

spring out of seasonal allergies

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The trees are in bloom, the days are longer, temperatures are rising, and this can only mean one thing, ALLERGY SEASON. Yes, with the lightness, bounty and joy that is spring also comes a darker side in the form of runny nose, watery and itchy eyes, and a massive increase in the use of allergy… Read more »

healing the future of tomorrow

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Recently I participated in a panel dicussion with PICKKA, an online health product advisor. Soon they will launch a health-based application for the Iphone and other smart phones. The disucssion was on the current obesity epidemic among youth. There is a movement to educate parents and children and change policies, so that children are nourished… Read more »

no nukes!

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We live in an incredibly fast-paced world, and people are always looking for convenient solutions to day-to-day living. This is most prevalent when it comes to food. Fast food joints are on every street corner, and there are instant soups, snacks, and ready-made meals lining the aisles of the grocery store. Much of this fast… Read more »

welcome to a new year of wellness!

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Welcome to the New Year! I hope that this is a year filled with health and happiness for everyone. It’s a time rich with exciting possibilities. I am in the process of expanding my practice and making changes to the blog and website. There will be more frequent updates with shorter entries, but I will… Read more »