Menopause and Sleep

Menopause and sleep are not always easy to combine. However, good sleep is essential for a healthy menopause. Time waits for no man… or woman, for that matter. We know it every morning when we wake up and look into the mirror and wonder what happened to that twenty-year-old cutie that used to stare back […]

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Menopause relief through diet

Menopause Relief

Turn Your MenoPause into MenoGo Learn how to get menopause relief. You can turn your menopause into menoGoMenopause. Interesting word. The dictionary defines it as “the ceasing of menstruation”. Pretty straightforward; nothing dire or life-threatening. But if you type it in to a word search on web, you come up with medical definitions that involve […]

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Addicted to chocolate

Addicted to Chocolate

I confess… I am addicted to chocolate. Everyday, around 1:00 or 2:00 in the afternoon, I have a cup of tea (my favorite is white peach tea) and two squares of Endangered Species Extreme Dark Chocolate (88% cocoa). It takes me at least two hours to have a couple of cups of tea and the […]

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leafy greens and phytonutirents for detox

Detoxification – It’s time for a Spring Cleanse

So what’s up with the “spring cleanse”? Google “spring cleanse” or “detoxification program” during the first part of the year and you will see every nutritionist, chiropractor, and naturopath promoting their new-and-improved detox program. Why is detoxification necessary and why is spring the best time for cleaning, both inside and out?The human body does a […]

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inflammation

Health Pearl – Inflammation is the Devil

So here I am, ready to write about the “healthy pearls of wisdom” that I learned while at the IFM conference last month in Scottsdale. At first I wondered where I should begin and then I remembered the three things that Dr Mark Houston drummed into our heads for three and a half days…all cardiometabolic […]

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Pearls

“Health Pearls” I want to share with you

I am on fire right now! I have just returned from the Institute of Functional Medicine‘s Annual Conference and International Symposium in Scottsdale, Arizona. The conference title was “A New Era in Preventing, Managing, and Reversing Cardiovascular and Metabolic Dysfunction ”. The whole experience was amazing for me: meeting and dialoguing with many like-minded healthcare […]

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