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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Diet and Thyroid Health

A small, but extremely important gland in the body that is part of the endocrine system, the thyroid gland controls many systems in the body that relate to health. The thyroid can control weight, or how quickly the body uses energy otherwise known as metabolism.  The 2 most thyroid hormones responsible are known as T3, […]

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Soy: Friend or Foe?

Following is an excerpt from my upcoming book due out later this summer: Soy was virtually unheard of until the early ‘90s except in infant formulas or for people with allergic reactions to cow’s milk. Many food manufacturers joined the “soy bandwagon” since soy appeared to be the latest health food. I remember attending the […]

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