The Miracles of Everyday Life 

The Miracles of Everyday Life  Health Benefits from an Attitude of Gratitude    “There are only two ways to live your life.  One is as though nothing is a miracle.  The other is as though everything is."  Albert Einstein/Gilbert Fowler White This time of year, our thoughts naturally turn to giving thanks for everything in our lives that bring us [...]

How to Maintain a Healthy Brain

Brain Health and Why It's Important The brain is one of your most vital organs, it controls your body's functions and helps you understand and interact with the world around you, and just like the rest of your body, it needs to be looked after. Diet, exercise, sleep quality and quantity, connecting with others, and how you manage stress are [...]

Rethink Stress During Mental Health Month

“The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, the rational mind a faithful servant; we have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.” -Albert Einstein The world as we know it has undergone quite a lot of change, and it can be challenging to navigate the stress that accompanies these uncertain times. As the Coronavirus pandemic evolves, many of us are [...]

Organics and GMOs—What do I need to know?

By now you know that eating organically grown fruits and vegetables is better for your health—organic produce has higher nutritional value and antioxidant content than its conventional counterpart. But when shopping for healthy foods, it can become confusing to decipher the true story behind the different claims made about organic foods, GMOs, and pesticides. Let’s break it all down…. Organics [...]

Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

The Basics: What is Intermittent Fasting? Intermittent Fasting, IF, is basically time restricted feeding where you eat during a certain window of time during each day. You typically fast with lots of water or non-caloric beverages for the remaining hours of the day. The most popular is a "16-8 IF," which is a 16 hour fast with an 8 our [...]

Are All Nutrition Bars Created Equal?

Deciding which bar to fuel you through a long day can be challenging as there are so many on the market to choose from! I recently sat down with my colleagues at Sports Medicine Weekly, Steve Kashul and Dr. Brian Cole, for a quick Q&A to break down how to choose the best bar for you. Q: WHAT DO YOU [...]

2020-05-05T18:14:33+00:00Superfoods, Weight Loss|

Fertility Detox Tips

Our son is getting married and naturally, I’ve started thinking about the journey they have ahead of them, as it will likely involve starting a family. This has inspired me to share easy detox tips in preparation for welcoming a baby. Because the liver largely impacts hormonal balance—and it’s also your body’s main detoxification organ—we’ll focus there. #1 Clean up your [...]

Tips to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

In an ideal world, you’d simply drop off into a peaceful slumber every night, however, sleep—or a lack of good sleep—can often cause you to feel bad emotionally and physically. In fact, research shows that sleep is a complex state that affects a wide range of your body’s mechanisms, including: • brain plasticity • memory • emotional processing • cardiovascular [...]

2019-01-08T22:46:00+00:00Self-Care|

Stay Clear & Focused: New Year, New You in 2019

Each year, after weeks of celebrating and indulging in food, drink, and fun, we often make New Year’s resolutions to improve our health. These resolutions allow us to begin the year focused and with healthy intentions. Right? Unfortunately, most people lose sight of their goals and give up on their resolutions within the first few months of the year. Let’s Try [...]

5 Ways to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

The holiday season can be challenging when it comes to holding onto the healthy lifestyle habits you’ve worked so hard to cultivate throughout the year. But it doesn’t have to be that way! There are small things you can do each day through the holidays and in January to help maintain your healthy ways. If you’re someone who works better when you have a goal to stick to, you’ll [...]