Stress & Nutrition

Happy New Year!!!   We are DONE with 2019, as we lost our dear boy this year. He has changed worlds and gone on ahead of us, but we will keep him for now in our hearts, as we face 2020 without his physical presence. Stress takes a terrible toll on your immune system, your … Continue reading Stress & Nutrition

Reset Your Sleep Pattern Ahead of Daylight Saving Time

As most of the United States returns to Daylight Saving Time (DST) on Sunday, March 12, we spring forward and advance our clocks one hour.  For the one in three American adults who are already sleep deprived, losing an additional hour of sleep over the coming weekend can have a damaging effect on their sleep … Continue reading Reset Your Sleep Pattern Ahead of Daylight Saving Time

Why You Need to take Nutritional Supplements.

"I don't need an expensive multivitamin! I eat a healthy diet." Does this sound like you or someone you love? When it comes to nutritional supplements, this may even summarize the belief of medical professionals. While this statement above may have been true 100 years ago when my Grandfather was farming, it is no longer … Continue reading Why You Need to take Nutritional Supplements.

The Cholesterol Conspiracy

Many people who take statin drugs to lower their cholesterol levels in order to avoid heart disease and stroke, have fallen for a great con. This is a book review of "The Cholesterol Conspiracy," an important work by my friend Ladd McNamara, M.D. I also include a review by Dr. Myron Wentz, founder of USANA … Continue reading The Cholesterol Conspiracy

Alzheimer’s Disease and Glucose Control

If I were only allowed to give just one piece of health advice, it would be this: Stop spiking your blood sugar! What this means is, we have to stop eating too many of the wrong carbohydrates too often because it creates insulin bursts. Over time, insulin bursts creates glycemic stress which ultimately leads to … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Disease and Glucose Control

Empower Your Cells

Your cells are personal to you. And your health, indeed your life, begins in the cell. Your body knows how to create vibrant health. It’s coded with inherent cellular intelligence capable of unleashing the best version of you. But your body can’t do it alone. The toxic symphony of our daily life—a destructive harmony of … Continue reading Empower Your Cells

Is Stress Slowly Killing You?

People who think I just "sell vitamins" have no idea what I do. I have been a health consultant for 20 years since I switched careers and began my partnership with USANA Health Sciences. In helping people with their health, all of the health advice could be distilled into what could be called a "Health … Continue reading Is Stress Slowly Killing You?

Mass Shootings, ISIS, CNN and your Health

“There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson “It is imperative that you learn to ignore or redirect all information and interruptions that are irrelevant, unimportant, or unactionable. Most are all three.” – Tim Ferriss, The 4-Hour Work Week There is another terrorist attack. A … Continue reading Mass Shootings, ISIS, CNN and your Health

Compression of Morbidity: The Choice is Yours

"We have developed an attitude in this generation that disease is inevitable. We have forgotten what it is to die of old age. Science knows of no disease caused by the simple passing of time. Instead we mainly die prematurely of damage due to oxidative stress rather than old age. Our generation is living too … Continue reading Compression of Morbidity: The Choice is Yours

Sitting is the new Smoking

  Have you heard about the virtues of standing up while working? Standing up while working makes you more productive and provides health benefits. Research is showing  that standing up while you work, instead of sitting down, is better for your back, hips, knees, ankles, metabolism, and your mind. Sitting is the new smoking! Why … Continue reading Sitting is the new Smoking