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  • The Effects of Diseases and Medications on Bones

    Posted on: September 12th, 2015

    Posted in: Aging     Lifestyle counseling    

    As mentioned in “Digestion and dem Bones” the ability to absorb minerals, vitamins, and amino acids from food directly affects the strength of your bones. Afflictions that affect digestion, such as inflammatory bowel conditions, impair nutrient absorption.  And those that cause prolonged inflammation in the body result in weaker bones over time and therefore must

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  • Osteoporosis: Beyond Calcium

    Posted on: February 19th, 2014

    Posted in: Aging     Lifestyle counseling     Men's Health     Women's Health    

    Osteoporosis is due to many factors and as such, there are many factors to consider in preventing it! Bone is living, dynamic tissue that is constantly breaking down and rebuilding.  It is the balance, or the ratio between the removal of old bone tissue and the laying down of new bone tissue that determines the

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  • Avoid Back Pain At Your Desk Job

    Posted on: April 25th, 2012

    Posted in: Aging     Athletic Performance     Lifestyle counseling     Pain    

    Back pain is unfortunately a new “normal” among many of us who work at a desk.  But it doesn’t need to be… Be Kind to Your Spine Whether we sit at a desk as part of our work, sit in front of the computer or TV as part of our downtime, or sit in a

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  • The Power of our Breath

    Posted on: June 6th, 2011

    Posted in: Aging     Athletic Performance     Detoxification     Energy and Fatigue     Lifestyle counseling    

    Why think about your breath? Considering how fundamental breathing is to our very existence, it is remarkable how many of us fail to breathe properly!  Breathing is a means of obtaining the oxygen that our body needs and excreting the carbon dioxide that we produce, but gas exchange is not the sole benefit of respiration. 

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  • Easy tips for Health Maintenance

    Posted on: January 4th, 2011

    Posted in: Lifestyle counseling     Nutrition     Weight loss    

    Maintenance of good health can be easy by following a few simple tips.   1.        Focus on vegetables! Vegetables are nutritional powerhouses that provide your body with the micronutrients needed for optimal health.  In the case of a nutritional deficiency the body may respond by increasing hunger signals in a desperate attempt to encourage the

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  • Going Gluten-Free

    Posted on: December 17th, 2010

    Posted in: Digestion     Lifestyle counseling     Nutrition    

    A gluten-free diet can make the world of difference for many people.  Gluten is a protein that is found primarily in certain grains including wheat, spelt, kamut, rye, barley, triticale, and secondarily in other foods such as oats, and a very wide range of processed foods.


  • Balancing Blood Sugar Daily

    Posted on: November 26th, 2010

    Posted in: Energy and Fatigue     Lifestyle counseling     Nutrition     Weight loss    

    A lack of blood sugar balance can lead to foggy thinking, weight changes, cardiovascular health concerns, and a host of other “modern” symptoms and diseases.  Glucose is the primary fuel for most of the cells in our body, and is the preferred fuel for the brain (only during starvation can the brain be persuaded to

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