Does Our Mental Health Affect Our Heart?

Does our mental health affects our heart? This is an important topic as we see the increase in mental health issues as a result of the pandemic. Most of us consider heart disease as a physical condition, but our thoughts, attitudes and emotions are just as important. A large and growing body of research shows […]

Does Depression Affect Our Heart?

Does Depression Affect Our Heart? This is an important topic as we see the increase in mental health issues as a result of the pandemic. Depression has been proven to be a such a risk factor in cardiac disease that the American Heart Association (AHA) has recommended that all cardiac patients be screened for depression […]

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 ! […]

Ground Zero for Mental Health

Ground Zero for mental health is the gut. This year I am committed to shining a light on the science behind how best to support mental health. Most people (including health professionals), think depression is a chemical imbalance. That is incorrect. The Role of Inflammation in Mental Illness Two decades of scientific research highlight the […]

A New Vaccine – Optimize Your Brain PODCAST

In my latest PODCAST I talk about a new book I am so excited about. The End of Alzheimer’s Program, Dr Dale Bredesen , MD talks about needing a new vaccine for Alzheimer’s Disease. Not an injection, but a personalized lifestyle program based on all the contributing factors. He lays out the detailed program he […]

Diabesity and Sugar Addiction

Diabesity and sugar addiction go hand in hand. Diabesity is the inflammation that happens from high glycemic foods and it is describes a  spectrum  all the way from mild insulin resistance to full-blown diabetes. The answer is  diet and lifestyle choices that support your unique genetic susceptibilities. Want to hear other episodes? Subscribe to my […]

The Pain-Relieving Power of CBD

The Pain-Relieving Power of CBD is sometimes confused with marijuana or raises concerns about getting “high” or “stoned”. CBD has no such effect. Another ingredient in marijuana is THC, which is the psychoactive ingredient. CBD is found in both hemp and marijuana plants. In supplements and topical products sold outside of marijuana dispensaries, CBD comes […]

The most commonly overlooked lab tests

Overlooked lab tests you need to ask for is the topic of this blog article. These focus on optimal functioning of the body and its organs, and address core imbalances such as inflammation in the body. FASTING INSULIN Desired Range: 2 – 5 (ideally under 3)Insulin is a measure of inflammation in the body. You […]

Lab Testing for Better Health – PODCAST

Testing your blood gives you insight into the most important laboratory – your own body. Get baseline screening blood tests or decide to take a deeper dive by ordering from our menu of advanced biomarkers. Here are some of the baseline functional biomarker tests I recommend for my coaching clients Sugar Metabolism Screening – Fasting […]