Have you ever thought about why rates of cancer, heart disease, and other illnesses continue to rise, despite increasing healthcare costs?
We tend to normalize illness based on how widespread it is in the United States, but illness is not the normal state of our bodies. Read More
In the world of modern nutrition, almost everyone is on one diet or another, and people dwell on fats, proteins, and lists of “good” and “bad” foods. Low fat, low carb, Paleo, vegan, Atkins…. Read More
“I was determined to know beans.”— Henry David Thoreau, The Bean-Field
How about you? How well do you know beans? Did you know that beans are a longevity food?
Creamy cannellinis, meaty garbanzos, sweet adzuki, tender pintos, and so many more—beans are one of the most powerful, nutrient-dense plant foods around. Read More
Researchers have been warning about the dangers of ocean pollution – especially the accumulation of plastic – for decades. However, it is only recently that comprehensive studies have begun to emerge showing just how contaminated life in the ocean has become. Read More
Did you read my blog post a little while back about how easy it can be to get healthy and feel your best? I assured you that taking (at least) one small, simple, fun action leads to long-lasting change that helps you feel energized, young, pain- and illness-free, and empowered. If you missed it, check it out here, and now enjoy this follow-up... Read More
Did you know that health is about way more than what is on your plate? That’s right, your relationships, career, level of fitness, and hobbies all contribute to your well-being – it’s what Health Coaches call primary food. Your home environment is no exception! Read More
Each month, I get a headache or two, and have to do less, rest more and take care of myself until the moment passes. This moment can last up to about 3 days, but with some helpful tools, a little patience and insight, I can usually endure the pain without too much guilt or frustration. I’m specifically talking about hormonal headaches that only come around once a month. Read More
At first glimpse, you might not be so enthralled to put black garlic on your dinner plate. But looks can be deceiving. Does it resemble little jelly-like pebbles of coal? Sure. But its sweet, non-acrid taste and nutritional benefits might make you a believer... Read More