Food Reactions and Chronic Disease

Often when I first talk with patients about food allergies and intolerances, they often will say, “Oh, I don’t have any reactions to food.” I am always puzzled by this response because we usually have spent the previous hour talking about a chronic, inflammatory condition (or conditions) such as: chronic sinusitis asthma eczema psoriasis Crohn’s Disease Ulcerative colitis atherosclerosis...
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Exercise and Hot Flashes

As deeply devoted as I am to diet for supporting health, I also am a huge fan of exercise. Recent research suggests exercise may be the single most important thing you can do to reduce hot flashes and improve mood (1). Of the 151 women in the trial, those exercising as little as three times a week had significantly fewer hot flashes. The more they exercised (including both aerobic and...
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How to Get Healthy Without Starving or Living at the Gym

5 Steps for Achieving the Level of Health You’ve Always Dreamed Of Are you longing to improve your health but are uncertain of how or where to begin? Are you sure you’ll have to graze on bean sprouts and grapefruit for weeks and spend hours every day at the gym to achieve the level of health you desire?         Know where you want to go. What is your vision of health? I’m not...
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Get Healthy Without Starving OR Living at the Gym

5 Steps for Achieving the Level of Health You’ve Always Dreamed Of Are you longing to improve your health but are uncertain of how or where to begin? Are you sure you’ll have to graze on bean sprouts and grapefruit for weeks and spend hours every day at the gym to achieve the level of health you desire?     Know where you want to go. What is your vision of health? I’m not asking what...
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Quick, healthy one-dish meals

How often do you come home at the end of the day and say, “I’m way too tired to cook?” Over the years I have learned what I call “triage” cooking that allows me to make simple, healthy fresh food within 30 minutes. I’ll share more of my triage cooking in other posts. Robin Robertson’s cookbook, One-Dish Vegan: More Than 150 Soul-Satisfying Recipes for...
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