• THE QUICK & DIRTY ON THE ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DIET

    At the get-go, let me say that when I say the word “diet”, I don’t mean diet in the Atkins/juice/paleo/1500 calorie/grapefruit/macrobiotic sense of the word.  You know I hate diets.  When I talk about the anti-inflammatory diet, I’m referring foods that will act as a shield against the environmental, physical, and emotional stressors that bombard our

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  • 5 FOOD TRIGGERS THAT COULD BE CAUSING YOUR HEADACHES

      Last week I talked about how to stop a headache once it has started.  This week let’s focus on how to stop them in the first place.  If you suffer from headaches on a regular basis, you may have have heard you should cut out caffeine, chocolate, cheeses, processed meats.  No, your doctor doesn’t

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  • 4 WAYS TO STOP HEADACHES WITHOUT PILLS

    In a self-serving move, I thought I’d do some research dealing with headaches with lifestyle changes.  To a fault, I hate taking medicine.  I will stubbornly sit there with a headache while I chide my husband for not taking anything for his sinus cold.  Perhaps the headaches are from a beam in my eye? On the

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  • WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT VITAMIN D

    Why do you need it? In February we talked about Calcium- a vitamin critical for bone health- and how to get enough of it when dairy is off the table.  Today we are going to  hit on Vitamin D, another big player in bone health that we need to pay attention to. The body makes Vitamin D when the sun

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  • THE TRUTH ABOUT HEALTHY EATING

    If you are reading this, you likely have some interest in health and wellness.  You poor, poor soul.   You are unwittingly taking on the challenge of becoming scientist, detective, and lie-detector – working to discern what is actually helpful amongst the rubbish healthy eating facts hurled at you from the internet, chiropractors, health food

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