What is Detox?

What is Detox?

You’ve heard the trendy word “detox” being thrown around; but do you understand what it really means, why it matters, and how it works? (Spoiler alert: most people don’t!) While many of the detox teas, supplements, superfoods, and diets on the market may support the...
Apples, Pears, and Fat Distribution

Apples, Pears, and Fat Distribution

How does your body shape affect your metabolic syndrome?   Are you apple or pear shaped? Where you carry the majority of your body fat can tell you a lot more than what style of dress you should buy; it can actually help you determine what health concerns you may be...
The Top 6 Science-Based Diets

The Top 6 Science-Based Diets

As a holistic healthcare practitioner with almost 30 years of experience, I have watched many health fads come and go. In general, I agree with the basic advice that teaches “EAT LESS, MOVE MORE” to achieve better health. Everyone would agree with that, right? Sounds...
Starting Measurements

Starting Measurements

1. Waist to Hip Ratio Waist to hip ratio (WHR) is the ratio of your waist circumference to your hip circumference (calculated by dividing the waist circumference by the hip circumference). Use a measuring tape to measure your waist and hip circumferences: Measure the...