What the Health?

After multiple patients and colleagues asked me to weigh in on the new documentary “What the Health?” I felt compelled to watch and give a review. Knowing it was pro-vegan I was reluctant but thought I would do so with an open mind. Filmmaker Kip Anderson goes though the evils of meat and dairy quoting […]

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Change your Metabolism: Balancing Gut Hormones, Food Timing, and Sleep

Venturing to Vancouver and attending the International Congress on Obesity I had no idea what the research would indicate. Would it be the same old messages of “calories in equals out,” “just move more,” “and “cut down on fat intake.” It turns out this conference gave great detail to the complexity of obesity, weight challenges […]

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New and Old Finds at the Natural Foods Expo West 2016

I continue to have a love/hate relationship with the Natural Foods Expo. Being the largest food show in the world with 350,000 square feet of exhibitor space, close to 3000 exhibitors and 100,000 attendees it is more than challenging to navigate the crowds not to mention having to arrive 2 hours before the doors open […]

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Is Your weight in your Genes or your Jeans?

Last week I went to a conference in New Mexico and several researchers gave detail to what really happens in the womb. Although much of what I heard is both fascinating and disturbing it is worth sharing on this blog in hopes that some of you struggling with your weight may have more empathy for […]

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Eat Right For Your Blood Type Or Just Hype?

The 1996 book “Eat Right for your Type” must come up in discussion at least once a week.  The fad diet book that never seems to die and was based on whether a person should eat according to their blood type. This past week a systematic review came out showing that no evidence exists to validate the […]

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Lifestyle, DNA and Telomeres: Is there a Magic Mix?

  Are we medically advanced to correct or reset our DNA? Many times a week I hear this statement: “I need to lose weight, and change my health.  Is there a magic mix for me and is there anyway to get a jumpstart on it?” One of my favorite things to do is helping clients put the […]

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Change your Real Age

I heard Dr. Micheal Roizen a few weeks back at a conference who gave a very positive and informative lecture.  Dr. Roizen is the co-author with Dr. Memhet Oz of You on a Diet, besides authoring multiple other books and being the former editor of six major medical journals.  He is now chief wellness officer […]

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