How to Stop Sugar Cravings

How to Stop Sugar Cravings is what people ask me the most about. So many of us have sugar cravings that can feel uncontrollable! In this podcast I share that it is not about willpower.. it’s about biochemistry. You can change your internal pharmacy with lifestyle shifts. This episode is about action and relief ! […]

5 Foods to Avoid for Mental Health

5 Foods to Avoid for Mental Health is shining a light on how to protect your mental health with food. This is PART 3 in my series on mental health and your gut. There are foods that are good for the brain and foods that are bad for the brain. 5 Foods to Avoid for […]

Are You Shifting to Elastic Waistband Pants?

Are You Shifting to Elastic Waistband Pants?

Are You Shifting to Elastic Waistband Pants? When we’re worried or frightened, we’re more likely to seek out sugars, fats, and carbs for a quick energy boost. These comfort foods act like a natural tranquilizer that calms us down in times of peril. Here is a Quick Quiz Have you spent the Spring “Sheltering at […]

A Lifestyle Approach to Prediabetes – PODCAST

Even moderate changes in lifestyle can make a big difference in preventing the progression of prediabetes. Learn Dr Karen’s 12 Step Program and make sure you download her ebook HERE  that she refers to in this Podcast. The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), a large-scale study of diabetes prevention strategies in those at high risk for […]

Are You A Healthy Pooper?

Are you a healthy pooper?  Here is a  checklist to determine if you are a healthy pooper. FREQUENCY  – Eliminate at least once per day (but not more than three times) SHAPE – Have poops that are smooth and about the shape of a banana, not too hard and not too soft. COLOR – Color […]

The Microbiome Diet for Permanent Weight Loss – PODCAST

The Microbiome Diet

Cutting edge science has shown that the Microbiome is the key to healthy weight and feeling energized and optimistic. It has an enormous influence on your metabolism, mood, hormones and cravings. Learn the keys to The Microbiome Diet. Want to hear other episodes? Subscribe to my podcast HERE

How To Go Pro (as in Probiotics)

Many foods can have probiotic benefits

Let’s learn how to Go Pro (as in Probiotics). Throughout history, fermented foods have provided probiotic bacteria in the diet. All traditional cultures fermented their foods and lived in and with nature. This created an amazing diversity of gut microbes. WHAT IS FERMENTED FOOD? Food fermentation dates back more than seven thousand years to wine […]

Psychobiotics, The Future of Mental Health?

Have you heard the term psychobiotics? At this year’s National Wellness Conference in October, 2019, I am speaking on Your Brain and Microbiome (Psychobiotics)- New Imperatives for Depression, Anxiety and Mental Health. YOUR SECOND BRAIN “The second brain,” is a mesh-like network of 500 million neurons lines our entire digestive tract from the esophagus to […]