If you’re anything like me you may sometimes think you are somehow immune to cold and flu season. You know the whole train of thought that goes something like this – I eat well, I take my supplements, I exercise… I won’t catch anything. Serves me right. I caught a cold. As the @letsgetrealrd I am … [Read more...] about It Happened. I’m Sick. Now What?
I never thought of myself as an athlete. Running makes me feel like my body is decaying one step at a time and I never participated in sports (hate competition). It might surprise people then that last month I participated in my own personal 30-day Bikram Yoga Challenge. I spent roughly the … [Read more...] about Why I Hate the Heat, but Did a 30-Day Bikram Challenge
Not sure if you should avoid gluten? The Moday Center, which offers gluten sensitivity testing in Philadelphia, weighs in with the two best ways to find out. You can do one of these tests for gluten sensitivity at home - though we recommend consulting a nutrition professional. So, you've seen … [Read more...] about Should I Avoid Gluten? 2 Best Tests for Gluten Sensitivity.
Have you gone to your doctor with digestive or other symptoms, only to be given a prescription for drugs and no answers? If you’re one of the many people who think they may have a gluten sensitivity but are simply told that “your celiac testing was negative” –read on. Celiac disease is a … [Read more...] about Why Is Your Doctor Missing Your Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity?
By now you have probably heard of bone broth. But what is it really and does it deliver the health benefits it boasts?? Let's find out... Bone broth can be made from the bones of beef, bison, lamb, poultry, fish or even scrap vegetables. Just start to save these things in a bag in the freezer … [Read more...] about Gut Healing Bone Broth
It's that time of year again when having something warm to sip on is a necessity. Below is a recipe that has been my favorite go-to this week. Not only does it satisfy the need for something warm but it is full of healthy fats, anti-inflammatory herbs and satisfying spice. The recipe makes two … [Read more...] about Spiced Elixir Drink
I'm going to keep this post short. By now hopefully we all know the wonderul health benefits of both probiotic and prebiotics. There really is no excuse not to include these both in supplement form and whole food form in your diet daily. Another key component of probiotcs is to keep switching … [Read more...] about It’s almost like magic
Kefir is one of the easiest ways make sure everyone in the family gets enough probiotics - eating a few forkfuls of a raw sauerkraut before a meal is also pretty easy (see my food prescription and brands I recommend here)! The best way to ensure that you're getting more probiotics and health … [Read more...] about How to make coconut kefir (water and milk)