A good friend of mine said recently, “I find it really embarrassing to eat out at a restaurant with my new husband now that I know I need to avoid wheat/gluten and dairy. It’s such a hassle ordering. Could you write an article on how to make it easier to comply while eating out?” If[…]
Oh, the most romantic of holidays, and my personal favorite, Valentine’s Day. February is also Heart Health month and, lucky for us, chocolate can be beneficial for both! For many of us, chocolate is a must in our diets. So it is helpful to know more about its health benefits and health risks. Chocolate has[…]
A traditional holiday beverage full of beneficial spices and nutritious apples. 4 cups fresh organic apple juice ½ tsp cloves 5 slices fresh ginger 1/2T black peppercorns ½ tsp chili pepper flakes 2 cinnamon sticks ¼ tsp each cinnamon, cardamon, garam masala, nutmeg In a medium pot add the cloves, ginger, peppercorns and chili flakes[…]
Do we wait until we get on a plane to catch up on some much-needed rest? I wonder. I am flying to Chicago for a conference and everyone around me is sleeping. Many look worn out. Do we wait until we are forced to just sit to get some much-needed rest?
One of my clients gained almost four pounds of muscle and lost almost two pounds of fat by catching up on her sleep. Wow! I talk about this all the time but this client now gets it. Restorative sleep produces growth hormone which helps our bodies burn fat and build muscle. Then, we burn more[…]