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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...

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...

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...

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...

Food Allergies vs. Intolerances

Food allergies are very specific inflammatory pathways: Immune globulin A, G, or E. Immune globulin A is concentrated in mucous membrane tissues in the gut. IgA allergies affect primarily the digestive tract. Immune globulin E is concentrated in the respiratory tract...