How to Prevent and Reverse Inflammation and Autoimmune Illness

In my last newsletter/blog, I wrote about  autoimmune illness and noted that one of the best ways to prevent and heal an autoimmune condition is to keep the digestive tract healthy and functioning well. If you missed all that, click here In a nutshell, the best way to not have an autoimmune disorder is to… Read more

Fasting: Ancient Secret of Health – Part I

I actually don’t know many people who fast regularly, or, perhaps more accurately stated,  I don’t know who I know who is fasting regularly.  In my adult life, after my rather long years of pregnancies and nursing, I have had periods where I fasted, then gave it up for a time, and then went back… Read more

Raw Apple Cider Vinegar – Good for Almost Anything

In my experience, health coaching and otherwise, the most common “health-enhancer” that I hear about is Raw Apple Vinegar.  True enough – I recommend it often for different conditions, but I also hear about it from others when I’ve had nothing to do with their regular use of it.  What is it about this most… Read more

It’s Spring! Let’s Move!

Walking with Friends

Many people, in the course of their first visit with me, say, “Health Coaching sounds like a good thing, and I know I need some help changing my diet, but I’m not one for much exercising.  How important is it?” The short answer is: it’s very important, and maybe for some reasons you haven’t thought… Read more

9 Ways to Conquer Sugar Cravings

Sugar is a sizzling hot topic right now with the release of the new documentaries “The Men Who Made Us Fat” and “Fed Up.”  I saw the latter, which was a great compilation of things I’ve seen before about the great sugar excess, and some material that was new to me.  It’s a great film,… Read more

Coconut Oil — Nutritional Jewel

  Some of you may recall a blog post of mine from last May about oil pulling and its benefits. In that piece I said the my preferred oil is coconut oil, because it has anti-viral, anti-fungal, and anti-bacterial properties.  As it turns out. there are many other reasons to use coconut oil. For many… Read more