Food Sensitivities: Culprits and Correctives

In my last newsletter/blog, I discussed food sensitivities and their relationship to weight loss resistance and chronic low energy, and just not feeling up to par. If you missed that piece, go here to check it out before we move on here to the main causes of food sensitivities, and then, most importantly, what can be… Read more

Food Sensitivities and Weight Loss Resistance

I know that you have probably heard as many diet fixes and calories regimens to fill a book, just as I had when I was trying for years, and to very little, if any, avail, to lose weight. Extra pounds on the body is a phenomenon that misses very few people in our country. So,… Read more

The Digestive Tract: First Line of Defense against Autoimmune Illness

If it seems to you that you are hearing more and more about auto-immune diseases these days, it is not your imagination. They are occurring with escalating frequency in this country and in other “developed” countries. If you grew up on a farm with lots of animals, played in the dirt, and were otherwise exposed… Read more

Freedom Thoughts for Independence Day

Independence Day is one of the best American holidays, both for what we celebrate and how we celebrate it. It’s easy, however, to take liberty for granted, and to misconstrue just how difficult it was to gain our freedoms 239 years ago. The Revolutionary War was long and costly–arguably the second-longest conflict in American history…. Read more

The Truth about Cleansing (Detoxing) – 4 Biggest Myths Debunked

Thanks to much of what we hear in the media, cleansing (or detoxing) has earned a reputation for being unhealthy and even unsafe. When you hear the word “detox,” do you immediately think of all-liquid diets, expensive supplements and short-term deprivation for short-term gains? The truth is, a detox (or cleanse) doesn’t have to involve… Read more

Goji Julius

½ cup ice 2 cups strawberries 2 oranges, peeled 2 TBS goji berries, soaked in water for 10 minutes. Blend and enjoy. From Raw Food for Everyone, by Alissa Cohen with Leah H. DuBois Known commonly today as a superfood, the Chinese, Mongolian, and Tibetan peoples have been growing goji berries for an estimated 5,000… Read more