Autoimmunity and Dry Skin, are They Connected?

sclerderma, psoriasis, eczema, autoimmune, aip, paleo

Fortunately, I do not have dry skin.  But many of my autoimmune clients do.  What about you?  Do you have dry skin that seems to need a ton of moisturizers to stop it cracking and flaking.  Or does your skin require multiple visits to the dermatologist, each time coming home with a different medication? If … Read more

Thrive Through the Holidays!

Holiday weight, thrive, weight loss, lose pounds gain weight

  Yes, it’s that time of the year again. Most people are just beginning to rev up for the Holidays. Presents, parties, people, goodies…..Oh my!  How will I get through it all?  Is that what you are thinking? I know I am. Holiday weight gain starts even before the store decorations appear. The season kicks … Read more

Spice Up Your Digestion

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Spices & Digestion Let’s face it, we all have digestion issues at one time or another.  It’s just that some of us have them more than others.  Our diet, SAD, (Standard American Diet), today consists processed foods, combined with vices and less than ideal lifestyle choices, including soda, smoking, lack of sleep, alcohol, etc, can … Read more

Want Some Spice In Your Life?

  Spices for Digestion Let’s face it, we all have digestion issues at one time or another.  It’s just that some of us have them more than others.  Our diet, SAD, (Standard American Diet), today consists processed foods, combined with vices and less than ideal lifestyle choices, including soda, smoking, lack of sleep, alcohol, etc, … Read more

Is Your Sweet Tooth Out of Control? You Just Might Need More Sleep!

Craving Sugar? You Might Not Be Getting Enough Sleep If your sweet tooth is out of control, you just might need more sleep.   Sugar is a common craving, as it can stimulate the release of serotonin and endorphins, which can make you feel calm and relaxed. But it’s easy to overdo it, and it … Read more

Tame Your Brain

Brain Health & Alzheimers:  The word Alzheimer’s is a scary word to most people. Dr. Mark Hyman says:  “By the year 2050, the United States will have 14 million people in need of full-time care for Alzheimer’s disease, a number equal to the populations of New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago combined.”  So, brain health should be … Read more

Watch Your Sugar Intake? ~ For Sure

A new review of the latest evidence on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) – which includes 30 new studies published between 2013 and 2015 (and none of them industry sponsored) — concludes that SSB consumption is associated with overweight and obesity, and that countries that have not already done so should take action to reduce the consumption … Read more