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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...

What is Gut Health?

You've probably heard the term "gut health" being thrown around a lot, but what does that actually mean, why does it matter, and how do you achieve it? The gut is the nickname for your gastrointestinal tract – the 30-foot-long tube that goes from your top to bottom,...

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

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

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:...

Why Napping?

Grab the softest things you can find, go pee, and then come with me. We’re going to take a nap. Yes, you and me. Napping. Together. I grabbed the new melt-in-my fingertips blanket that looks eerily like it is made from the ancestors of my old-as-the Altai...