Diet Facts and Fads: The Raw Diet

If you’re wondering which diets are worth your attention, I think I can help you understand more about how to eat well – from the perspective of a doc who knows how food works in your body. Raw Raw Raw…Rawism Perhaps you’ve noticed raw foods restaurants popping up in your area. Or, maybe you’ve seen … Continued

What Are The Benefits Of Raw Food?

I’ve been challenging myself – and I want to challenge you – to eat a pound of veggies per day. A pound a day you ask? Yes! And to help you along with the practical aspects of what this means, I interviewed Chef Joy Houston. I came away from the interview with lots of great … Continued

I’ve Got a Confession to Make

I have a big confession to make…I don’t know how to cook. Well, I do know how to cook some things…I can grill a piece of chicken, or cook a stir fry, or steam vegetables, but really, I mostly just get by on a few very simple dishes. And I’ve always wanted to learn to … Continued

Let Your Beauty Bloom This Spring

Now that winter has passed, I hope you’re looking ahead and planning for a fabulous spring season. I am, and I want to share a personal story with you that will give you a head start on fabulous health, beauty and confidence. For me, as I know for many of you, gaining a couple of … Continued

The Second Brain: How it Affects Your Daily Life

  The enteric nervous system, or the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, is often referred to as the “second brain.” Much like your brain, the GI tract relies on the same type of neurons and neurotransmitters to complete specific functions, as well as maintain communication with the central nervous system.  Have you ever noticed that fluctuations in … Continued

Love Is In The Air – Sexy Healthy You

Hey everybody, I hope your New Year is going well and that you’re gearing up for a special, sexy, Valentine’s Day celebration. For me, as I know for many of you, gaining a couple of pounds is a slippery slope into the world of feeling unsexy again. Many of you see me as thin and … Continued

Natural Foods that Detoxify Your Body

While indulging in drinks and treats on a weekend night may be fun, all that merriment can make your insides feel like a toxic wasteland. This year, include these antioxidant-rich foods proven to heal and repair you from the inside out after a night on the town. Read more on FoxNews.com: Foods Essential for Detox

Simple Secrets to Living Better, Longer

Dr. Roger Garcia, Medical Director of BodyLogicMD of Columbus says extending your life is as easy as changing your diet, “We know that we can increase the life of the telomeres through various nutraceuticals.” Several research theories suggest that these foods can play a role in lengthening telomeres and, therefore extending your life. Read more: Diet Secrets … Continued

Is your Health Food really a Junk Food?

The growing number of overweight and obese individuals spanning the globe is prompting more and more consumers to seek healthier habits in an effort to avoid the trend. However, this proves to be a challenging feat, as food manufacturers use clever marketing strategies to disguise many junk foods as the healthy choice. Read more on … Continued

Bad Mood Foods

A delightfully toasted sesame seed bagel. Crispy, crunchy potato chips. An effervescent fountain of sweet soda. These all sound like comforting foods that can wrap you in a sensation of coziness. When making your New Year’s resolutions for a healthier lifestyle, don’t forget to carefully analyze your new diet. Your feel-good foods may make the “new … Continued