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Vitamin D

There is one single Vitamin that is essential AND affects almost every aspect of our health...


11 sneaky belly fat triggers

If you can’t seem to get belly fat to budge, it may be one of these secret triggers. You don’t get enough sleep Sleep is crucial for giving your body time to naturally detox and balance hormones. If you get less than 8.6 hours of sleep at...


What’s in Your Water?

  Last week’s blog covered the FDA’s specs on the various terms with which companies label bottled water. My hope was to create clarity on what we are really paying for, how your diet plan acts reciprocally with, and how these waters serve our bodies. This week’s...


Clearing the Myths on Bottled Water

How confused are we about bottled water? Very - and rightfully so. The property's of bottled water are nearly as important as those of a healthy diet plan! As of 2012, approximately 60% of the people in the U.S. drink bottled water on a regular...


Enzymes: The Key to Life

A friend of mine was complaining about bloating all the time, which prompted me to share some information on enzymes, the lack of which can doom even the optimal diet plans. Enzymes are the key to a long life! According to the late Dr. Edward Howell,...


Part Three: Understand Your Brain

In America, the use of prescription medications doubledbetween the years 1996 and 2005. Abandoned are the healthy meal plans that may negate the need for rampant over medication. Over 27 million Americans use medication to make their brains feel better or to simply arise to the...


Understand Your Brain (Part Two)

The movie Down the Rabbit Hole denotes that our frontal lobe, or cortex, allows us to change our minds (free will). Therefore, we can, if we choose, make free will choices to: a) choose what we know based on what we already know, or b) inspect possibilities...


Understand Your Brain (Part One)

I just watched Down the Rabbit Hole, a documentary based on quantum physics - I highly recommend checking it out. The point of the movie is how we create and manifest our reality based on our personal observations. Our perceptions, driven by our observations, are based...


Capsaicin: Lose Weight Eating Tabasco Sauce

I'm reading For Women First and the front cover of the magazine denotes that capsaicin makes fat cells self-destruct. The article states that capsaicin found in hot chili peppers, Tabasco sauce and jalopenos works similar to ephedra without harming your heart. But if you have a tender stomach, eating these food...


All Salad Dressings Are Not Created Equal

When my dear friend, Steve Strompolos, first approached me with his idea to create a superior salad dressing (born of family tradition) one that could fit into any healthy meal plans or meal plan for weight loss, I thought, "Hmm...