Maximize Your Supplement Intake

Even though I think the best way to get your nutrients is through foods, I realize that there are times when that is impossible. So I take supplements. There is a right way and a wrong way to take your supplements, according to Alan R. Gaby, MD, a Concord, New...

Baby Steps

About a month ago I wrote about a client that was trying to lose some weight. We implemented some strategies and I’m keeping you up to date on her progress. Despite a few bumps in the road, she has lost 2 pounds. She did find a picture of herself when she was in...

Choices….

I have a new client who just turned 70. Like many others, one of her goals is to lose body fat; something she has been trying to do for several years. She knows exactly what her problem is-eating too much, too late at night, but she is unable to change her behavior....

No Magic Bullet, Only Perseverance

Every January, at every gym I’ve been associated with for the past 35 years or so, hundreds and hundreds of people start over in a process that they will soon (in 6-8 weeks) quit. Why? Unrealistic expectations about losing weight and in shape. They aren’t...

More Gut Health Goodies-Fiber

I’m still on my quest to improve my gut health, and I know that dietary fiber is good for me. But there is something called prebiotic fiber that has added benefits. Prebiotic fiber is dietary fiber that doesn’t get digested in the small intestine-it...

Boosting Your Immune System

Since I’ve returned from my hospital visit, I’ve been doing a lot of research on the immune system, and trying to find out why mine turned on me so violently. I thought I was doing a pretty good job up until my episode, but I’ve discovered a few...