Mindful Eating – Better Health – Part II

In my last newsletter/blog, I wrote about Mindful Eating — what it is, why it’s important, and some simple ways to get started with it.  To see that piece, or to review it,  Click here. It’s possible that you read some or most of that piece and immediately thought, ”OMG, I am too rushed, and too… Read more

Mindful Eating – Better Health — Part I

In recent years I have been more attention to becoming quieter, more still, and more at peace. I have not cultivated the art of meditation to a great degree, although I have had plenty of exposure to it in regular yoga practice. However, as I delve deeper and deeper into food and health issues, I… Read more

Dairy – a Dietary Controversy

For example, I see a number of clients with digestive disorders of one sort or another – IBS, Leaky Gut, Diarrhea, etc. They are in good company with about 75% of the world’s population which is genetically unable to digest milk and other dairy products. This is a problem known as lactose intolerance. The symptoms… 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

Wonderful Water

We have a critical need for water Several people have recently asked me about drinking water – its importance, how much, what kind, etc., so I now offer some thoughts on the very large and critical subject.  Today I’ll talk about the why and the how-to, and next time, I’ll address some of the choice-making… Read more

The Wonders of Wheat Grass

Sometimes, people ask me if I drink wheat grass juice.  I do.  Sometimes, people ask me if I grow wheat grass.  I do not.  Sometimes, people ask me if I juice wheat grass.  I do not. So here’s my deal.  I am compelled by the arguments for drinking wheatgrass, phenomenal as it seems to be. … Read more

Extra Thoughts on Fermented Foods

   Sauerkraut–a known cancer-fighter Well, who knew?  That’s all I can say.  The workshop that I did with Rene Oswald from Florida last week at our local Clover’s was a big hit.  It was a big crowd for that rather small venue (28 or so), and all  the participants were very inquisitive, curious, energetic, and… Read more