Iranian Food

It has been a while since my last blog so I thought I might jot down some thoughts about my latest trip to Tehran, Iran. I thought you might be interested to hear about the food. Unfortunately, much of the news from the states is not favorable to Iran politically but I rarely hear or…

Probiotics For Mouth

Although I have counseled people for decades about the importance of healthy bacterial diversity from the mouth to the anus it took a personal dental experience to remind me how crucial oral probiotic balance is to total health. My upper incisor broke in two.  Since it was an emergency the dentist could only glue it back together…

Medication: Heal Or Harm

I was listening to Christine Northrop’s new book, Goddesses Never Age.  She discusses many important issues of healthy living one of which is the getting older with health and vitality. Of course she goes way beyond medicine into spiritual health but the one thing that caught my attention was her point about medications. She talks about…

Keeping Up With Adrenal Health

The stress of modern everyday life is enough to wear even the healthiest of people down over time. Daily stressors such as a busy lifestyle, as well as more intense stress, such as a fight with a loved one, trouble at work, or a physical injury can take a toll on the adrenal glands. Frequent…

Keep It Simple

Keep it Simple Happy New Year ya’ll.  Even though it is already January 20th we all are only starting to contemplate changes we want to make in the coming year. I like to call the first week in January “intentions” week. This is the decompression period after the holidays to recover from over spending, buying,…

The Holiday Pig-Out

Here come the holidays again full of pig-out’s and overeating. At my age I am over it because I just don’t feel good when I overindulge.  However the statistics are that the average American eats 4500 calories on Thanksgiving Day and a colossal 7000 calories on Christmas! All of the experts usually say, “don’t worry…

Your Diet Is The Best Diet For You!

For over 3 decades people have been asking me what is the best diet for me, or what is the healthiest way to eat?  Is it Paleolithic, Mediterranean, 10 day detox, Sugar Buster, Wheat Belly, Nutrisystem, Jenny Craig, Weight Watchers, Atkins,  Dr. Ornish,  Dr. Oz, HCG, Protein Sparing Modified Fast, lab band, Gastric Bypass, low…

Healthy Technology For Healthier Living

I am listening to the Evolution of Medicine this week. An interview with Robin Berzin M.D. was new technologies in medicine. One of the current technologies discussed was the importance of using activity and calorie trackers to become more aware of how much we  move and eat. I have used the technology for 12 years now both personally and in…