April 24, 2017

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April 4, 2017

The warm weather is back and it’s time to give your body, mind and spirit some spring cleaning with a juice fast.  The right juicer makes all the difference in the taste and nutrient value of the juice as well as the ease of use and clean-up.

Centrificating or basket ju...

March 29, 2017

Spring is here and Mother Nature is coming alive.  She has shed her winter blues and is springing up new life everywhere.  

This is a great time to reflect upon our own lives to see what we can let go of so we can also sprout new beginnings. 

One way is to start foc...

March 29, 2017

It's common knowledge that Americans consume too few omega-3 and too many omega-6 fatty acids. This is key cause of the epidemic of inflammatory conditions such as asthma, autoimmunity, cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. Yet omega-3 supplements are pricey. T...

March 22, 2017

Making your own low-glycemic ice cream is easy!  Just remember to start the recipe the night before so the nuts have enough time to soak and soften.


2 cups water

1 cup macadamia nuts (soaked)

1/4 cup raw honey

1 Tablespoon vanilla

Pinch of sea salt

To soak the nu...

March 1, 2017

March has been designated as National Sleep Awareness Month. One part of sleep awareness is knowing how our sleep may be affected by our lifestyle and environment. 

The quality of our sleep directly affects our mental and physical health.  Many of the major restora...

January 26, 2017

Last month I wrote about the negative effects of prolonged sitting and the importance of N.E.A.T, the movement throughout the day that isn’t intended as exercise. Once you have N.E.A.T in place, then you can add exercise, but with short cold days, it's hard to get moti...

January 26, 2017

Having the ability to express love and care to yourself and others not only makes us feel good, it has been shown to have health benefits as well.  Researchers have found that communicating our positive feelings for others through words or actions can lower stress horm...

January 12, 2017

A version of this article originally appeared in my February 2007 column in the Kansas City Wellness Magazine.

Purifying your drinking water can be the most significant step you can make towards improving your health.  Good cooks know it makes a difference in way food t...

January 12, 2017

Having a theme or inspiration guiding you for the New Year can often times bring more positive results than making resolutions.  The best part about a theme is that it can evolve with you as you journey through the year.  

For example, maybe "declutter" will resona...

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