For this season's Newsletter I'd like to open the conversation about Hope. It is no coincidence that Christmas is in the Winter. We need it. Maintaining a sense of Hope through the long dark days and nights of Winter can feel like a Herculean effort....that is why Christmas is packed with … [Read more...] about Hope As A Practical Support System
Studies have shown that when you ask the average male what food he would refuse to give up, the most common answer is beer. When researchers posed the same question to women, the answer without hesitation is chocolate. There is something tantalizing about this tropical Amazonian food that … [Read more...] about Food As Medicine: Rethinking Chocolate
Advertising and popular media messages have led us to believe that if we pop a probiotic pill daily all that ails us in the gut will be solved. That the complex ecosystem of microscopic bacteria and yeasts that inhabit our intestines is as easy to solve as washing our hands or brushing our … [Read more...] about Using Food As Medicine: Natural Probiotics To The Rescue!
I once thought I could get through my whole life without talking about my colon. That was until, at 53, I was diagnosed with cancer. After much soul searching I opted to forego a hysterectomy, chemo and radiation, choosing to first try Detoxification Therapy. The first step … [Read more...] about What’s Colon Cleansing Have To Do With Healing From Cancer?
I have been working with a client that has had candida symptoms for years. Chronic fatigue, poor memory, foggy thinking, chronic swelling of the joints, ear infections and constant skin outbreaks (also called yeast overgrowth syndrome). This yeast often does not respond to … [Read more...] about Can A Raw Food Detox Heal Candida?