Health Tips

Plant Powered Healing

Plant Powered Healing

Some exciting news to share: I was recently a guest on Chef AJ Live! In the segment, called Plant Powered Healing: Real Life Success Stories, I...

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Love to Learn

Love to Learn

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks? Learning new skills -- especially complex ones like language and music -- changes the physical...

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A Winning Combination

A Winning Combination

Nutrition research is a mess, right??!! Much of it is funded by big business…or the studies are poorly designed…or the sample size is too small to...

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Wait a Minute!

Wait a Minute!

Of course, you don't want to eat when you're not really hungry. But you also don't want to deprive yourself of food when you are hungry. So what...

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Soy for Breast Health?

Soy for Breast Health?

Women who have had breast cancer have traditionally been advised to avoid soy due to fears that, like estrogen, it could promote progression or...

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Eat-Walk-Repeat

Eat-Walk-Repeat

Taking a short walk -- just 2 to 5 minutes -- after a meal prevents insulin spikes and smooths out your glucose metabolism. This controls hunger and...

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Think About It

Think About It

If you could prevent dementia, would you? Surely, if you've ever seen a loved one struggle with this frustrating diagnosis, you would jump at the...

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History is Not Destiny

History is Not Destiny

In addition to food, shelter and love, I got a few other gifts from my parents: family history of prediabetes, heart disease, breast cancer, colon...

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Love the One You’re With

Love the One You’re With

I don't mean settle. I mean truly love the one you're with. Research by Drs. John and Julie Gottman shows that leaning in and expressing love even...

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