The End of Alzheimer’s:  The Bredesen Protocol

End Alzheimer’s? Reverse cognitive decline?  Dale Bredesen’s new book The End of Alzheimer’s was published just 2 weeks ago and I finished reading it this weekend.  I’ll start by stating it is impossible to summarize all the important information in this book so if interested it’s well worth the read. Dr. Bredesen meticulously outlines the […]

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Nutrition Quandries

Whether at the office or out in the world, people always seem to have questions regarding food and nutrition. The food landscape has become hard to navigate similar to our political environment. Here are a few questions that have come up recently. I want to lose ten pounds, so should I decrease my protein intake […]

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Healthy Finds for the New Year

Here’s to the New Year with some cool food and health care products that may change not only your morning but also how the rest of your day goes, and even your slumber. Being the undecided voter I’m always skeptical and wait to comment as to whether a product can really be of benefit. I […]

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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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3 Stress Foods to Avoid with Autoimmune Disorders

With the pressures to achieve, the twice-daily battle between traffic and time, and the balancing act of work, family, and health-daily life in modern-day society is simply….stressful. It’s no wonder our culture’s collective immune system seems to be steadily declining. Nowadays, the average person has at least one allergy to something that would’ve seemed uncommon […]

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Superbowl 2015 Food Frenzy

Any plans for Superbowl Sunday? Is about the game, the half time show or the food?   People all across the country are planning their Sunday around this one event. Did you know that Superbowl Sunday is the second biggest eating day of the year behind Thanksgiving? The average consumption of calories is 2400 during just […]

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Drink Responsibly: Beverage Choices for your Health

The one thing we frequently hear is “drink more water.” Health care professionals say it, magazine articles preach it, and our generation perpetuates this advice. Is there a way to increase your water intake without taking in extra calories, carbs or fake sweeteners? What are your options that provide for variety and health? How can […]

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Silent Disruptors of Metabolism and Health

You’ve heard is a zillion times – just exercise and eat less. If it were JUST that simple life would be easy in terms of weight and health. This last week I heard an amazing talk called “Health and the Environment” by Tieraona Low Dog, MD, who is the Director of Fellowship for the Arizona […]

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Over 220 Food Decisions Each Day?

Have you ever given thought that what you eat and how much can add up to over 220 food decisions a day?  That’s a whole lot of mindfulness that may be anything but… Brian Wansink, professor at Cornell University and author of Mindless Eating:  Why We Eat More Than We Think details in his book how most of […]

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The Paradox of Health and Size

With July 4th on a Thursday it was a nice excuse to run some errands without Saturday traffic and parking.  Jeffrey and I went off to Beverly Hills to find tops for some media appearances since the stores nearby seemed to only offer the trend of prints and free flowing blouses. A few months ago one […]

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