Awesome Milestone! New Detox 360 Group Starts February 2018

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A Detox 360 MILESTONE! We just completed our 25th Detox 360 group in November!!! The four weeks passed by so quickly and with the great support from the group, everyone had a successful detox experience. Every time we have a group detox, I find myself re-committing to eating even healthier than usual.  Just like everyone else, I feel a greater surge of energy an...

How To Conquer Holiday Eating Challenges

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'How To' Conquer Holiday Eating Challenges! And it's easier than you think. This article offers a variety of how to tools to conquer your holiday eating challenges. It is sometimes difficult to resist the pressure to eat these "special" dishes so no family member will be offended. It is at these holiday times that old tastes and preferences surface ...

Thinking Back… Looking Forward!

I can't believe another year is almost over!  When I first moved UWA to our current location, I had great plans to offer cooking classes, seminars, community events, health practitioner education workshops as well as serve our clients. And I'm so  honored to have had the support of this wonderful community help make this dream a reality. Over the past seven ye...

Infertility Connections to Health

Infertility & Health Infertility is estimated to affect as many as 186 million people worldwide,according to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Yale Fertility Center. And here's the kicker, male infertility contributes to more than half of all global fertility cases. Over the past fourteen years of working with women's hormone issues, I can honestl...

Leaky Gut and the Food Allergy Connection

  LEAKY GUT Leaky gut can be a symptom of many underlying problems, particularly allergies to some foods. Without proper care, leaky gut may lead to very serious health problems. Having a leaky gut is one of the major issues leading to food intolerances and allergies. Some of the symptoms of a leaky gut include: Gas Bloating Indigestion Chro...

Safest Containers for Your Drinking Water

Choosing the Safest Containers for Your Drinking Water Drinking water is essential for health. Our bodies contain at least 60% water, in fact, you could say that our inner organs are bathed in it. To say that water is important for living would be an understatement. And finding the safest containers for your drinking water should be high on your list. Not all containers are ...

Compromised Health When Stress Rules

When Stress Becomes a Way of Life But what if the days, weeks, months are full of stressors?  You may be in a constant state of stress.  Eventually your body begins to adapt to the stress by secreting higher levels of cortisol that don’t return to normal. Over time, even though you may think you are not stressed, your body has already made the adaptive changes and even a...

The Ugly Truth About Wheat

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Ugly Truth About Wheat It’s hard to believe that even after all of the scientific findings, there are people who still think Celiac is a bunch of rhetoric. For those suffering from the disease, the proof is irrefutable, and yet, just as doctors and husbands once viewed menstrual cramps as imaginary, it may take many more years before critics come to accept that which they ...

Constipation and Diarrhea Problems While Traveling

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Constipation and Diarrhea Problems While Traveling Constipation and diarrhea are sometimes unavoidable. At home, we're prepared with our usual remedies and doctors, but what about while traveling? There's nothing worse than finding your trip derailed by extra long, uncomfortable washroom visits. Keep reading to find out what you should take with you on your next trip to ...

Support Your Immune System

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  Support Your Immune System Knowing how to support your immune system while traveling can make the difference between a great trip and a disaster. When you travel, especially long distances and for weeks at a time, your body utilizes energy reserves which creates stress on your nervous system as well as your adrenals. Your need for the production of adrenal hormones in...