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“Food is medicine,” as the saying goes.   Yes, we have a place for medications in health and wellness, but what’s on your plate can have a tremendous impact on every cell of your body. Food makes nutrients available for sustaining function and wellbeing. By combining modern science and nutrition, we can directly affect many… Read more »

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Last week, Marissa came into the office with a surprising story to tell. This petite 30-year-old teacher had returned from a family barbeque over the holiday, which she enjoyed very much—until she experienced sharp pain in her chest and throat. Could she be having a heart attack at such a young age, she wondered, because… Read more »

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Summer, and it’s time for adventure! What do you have planned for this travel season? No matter where vacations take us, time off lets us get caught up in things unusual and exciting: the stunning scenes, the local culture, the people, the sounds and movements, and patterns different from our everyday routines. What a wonderful… Read more »

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It’s hard to keep up. I don’t want to injure myself. So much sweating is unpleasant. I don’t have time. I’m embarrassed to try. I’m such a klutz! And _________. Okay, fill in the blank. What’s YOUR biggest reason for avoiding exercise? In my more than two decades of guiding people toward greater wellness, I’ve… Read more »

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This is the season when everything is blooming, especially here in the Northeast, where “tree time” is presenting itself in all its colorful display of new growth, vitality, and beauty. It’s soon to be followed by more growth in terms of grass, flowers, and then the weeds of late summer.   But what about you?… Read more »

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The answer—dehydration. In fact, feeling foggy, cranky, or hungry can be the first signs of your body’s cries for the most basic human must-have. Feeling thirsty? Then you already need water more than you think. Few habits are so simple, yet offer more direct benefits to our overall wellness than taking care to keep our… Read more »

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Did another month go by, “just like that”? (I’m snapping my fingers in the air here.) I feel as if I’m constantly on the go, hurrying from place to place, phone in hand—or just within reach. Sometimes it seems as if my mind is rushing even faster—so many thoughts and feelings per second! For the… Read more »

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“Morning is not my friend.” “I’m dragging…and it’s only 1 p.m.!” “Ugh. It’s the middle of the night. Why can’t I sleep?”   I’m guessing at least one statement in that bunch is all too familiar—if not all of them. Disruption of nighttime sleep followed by daytime consequences is a vicious cycle for so many…. Read more »

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Ugh. It happened again.   The company was delightful, the atmosphere was light and festive, and the meal was delicious…right through seconds and even thirds. Hours later, you’re still uncomfortably full and maybe experiencing reflux, restlessness, bloat, or soreness in the abdomen or back as well.   Or maybe your story goes more like this:… Read more »