Newsletter December 2019: Is Your Health Worth $4.69 A Day?
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Newsletter December 2019: Is Your Health Worth $4.69 A Day?

We hope you all had a Happy Thanksgiving and are now gearing up for the rest of the Holiday Season....
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Your Weight and Your Health Classes – January, February and March
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Your Weight and Your Health Classes – January, February and March

Your Weight and Your Health Your weight and Your Health – exploring how your weight has a significant relationship to...
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These Are A Few Of Our Favorite Things

Given the confusion and hype so prevalent on the Internet and in the media we are often asked where to...
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Pass the Salt, Celtic Sea Salt® That Is!
Detoxifying Healthy Food and Supplements Improving Digestion SHAPE ReClaimed

Pass the Salt, Celtic Sea Salt® That Is!

To pass the salt or not to pass the salt, that is the question.  This is another example of nutrition...
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November 2019 Newsletter: Are You a Bucket Face?
Expert Guidance Healthy Food and Supplements Losing Weight SHAPE ReClaimed

November 2019 Newsletter: Are You a Bucket Face?

To start things off Susana and I would like to thank Dr. Todd and Linda Frisch for their outstanding presentation...
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Losing Weight SHAPE ReClaimed

Newsletter October 2019: Fall Into SHAPE!

Now is a great time for your own personal fall cleaning. Our clients are experiencing fantastic results with the SHAPE...
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Newsletter September 2019: SHAPE Success Stories
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Newsletter September 2019: SHAPE Success Stories

We will kick off this month’s newsletter with the latest success stories with SHAPE ReClaimed®. This is truly the most...
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Your Weight and Your Health – How Do We Get Overweight?
Healthy Living Suggestions How The Body Works Losing Weight

Your Weight and Your Health – How Do We Get Overweight?

This is part of a two-article series exploring the critical relationship between our weight and our health. This article explains...
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Newsletter August 2019: Your Weight and Your Health

Your Weight and Your Health Our past few newsletters have featured introductory information about SHAPE ReClaimed®. Why is this? Over...
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Detoxifying How The Body Works Losing Weight

Your Weight and Your Health – Consequences of Being Overweight

Many health experts believe that the US is now in the midst of an obesity epidemic. According to the CDC’s...
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Newsletter July 2019: Taking Your Health to a New Level

Last month we announced two new offerings – SHAPE ReClaimed and EMF Home and Office Evaluation. We are pleased to...
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Healthy Living Suggestions How The Body Works

Glyphosate: The Most Dangerous Substance You May Be Consuming – UPDATE

This article originally appeared in the April of 2015. At the time it was quite controversial. It appeared in our...
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Newsletter June 2019: The Joy of Learning

The Joy of Learning I have mentioned in past newsletters how much I enjoy learning new information and bringing it...
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Healthy Food and Supplements Healthy Living Suggestions How The Body Works

Book Review: I Used to Have Cancer by James Templeton – Highly Recommended

One of the most inspiring books I recently read was James Templeton's I Used to Have Cancer: How I Found...
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Detoxifying Healthy Living Suggestions

New Service Offering – EMF Home and Office Evaluation

We are pleased to announce a new service offering from Rosen Wellness – EMF Home and Office Evaluation. With the...
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Newsletter May 2019: The Devil is in the Details

The inspiration for this month’s newsletter comes from two client experiences this past month which illustrate the importance of details...
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Detoxifying Healthy Living Suggestions How The Body Works

Are EMFs Overloading Your System?

With the introduction of the new 5G technology, the safety of EMFs particularly as related to wireless and cell phone...
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How The Body Works Improved Mood and Mental Clarity Improving Digestion

Corn: The Less Well Known Just as Serious Food Sensitivity

When you hear that someone has a food allergy or sensitivity what comes first to your mind? If you are...
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Newsletter April 2019: The Wonderful Weston A. Price Foundation

I have decided to devote this newsletter to the wonderful work of the Weston A. Price Foundation. I am one...
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Who is Dr. Weston A. Price and What is the Weston Price Foundation?

I originally wrote the base of this article several years ago. Since then our local Chapter of the Weston Price...
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March 2019 Newsletter: March Madness – What’s the Right Diet for Me?

While filling out your NCAA Tournament Bracket can be challenging, nothing can be more maddening than trying to figure out...
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To Keto or Not…That is The Question

It seems everybody is talking about the keto diet. You may have tried it yourself, or you may know someone...
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February 2019 Newsletter: Two of the Biggest Threats to Your Health

Winter is here! Today has been a snow day here in Milwaukee. I have been working from home, catching up...
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January 2019 Newsletter: Happy New Year – Let’s Make 2019 Your Healthiest Year Ever!

Happy New Year – Let’s Make 2019 Your Healthiest Year Ever! With the New Year our thoughts turn to our...
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Fabulous Fats

In this final installment of articles overviewing the macronutrients (protein, carbohydrate, and fat) we complete the picture with fat. Everybody...
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December 2018 Newsletter: Happy Holidays and Pearls of Wisdom from Ann Louise Gittleman

Happy Holidays!! My best wishes to you and your family for a Happy and Healthy holiday season. Happy Hanukkah, Merry...
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Cut the Carbs

In this third installment of articles overviewing the macronutrients (protein, carbohydrate, and fat) we turn our attention to carbohydrates. The...
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Pearls of Wisdom from Ann Louise Gittleman

This past week at my Open House we discussed Ann Louise Gittleman’s latest masterpiece Radical Metabolism. We were blessed to...
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The Latest on EMFs

There is a lot of information on the Internet regarding EMFs and how they may affect you. This is an...
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November 2018 Newsletter: What’s in Your Gut?

I’m excited to announce our November 15 Open House – Let’s Get Radical: Healthy Strategies for the New Year! Over...
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Breast Cancer Awareness vs. Prevention

Thanks to Vanessa Teff for allowing me to post her October newsletter.  Vanessa can be reached at: Optimum Vitality, 6654...
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The Power of Protein

While trendy diets come and go, what does not change is how the human body functions and the nutrients required...
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October 2018 Newsletter: Let’s Get Radical! (Metabolism, that is)

Several weeks ago, I wrote a special email devoted to Ann Louise Gittleman’s latest book, Radical Metabolism: A Powerful New...
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The ABCs of Nutrition: Protein, Fat, and Carbohydrates

While trendy diets come and go, what does not change is how the human body functions and the nutrients required...
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September 2018 Newsletter: Back to School Learning Opportunities for All

Can you believe it is already the end of summer and Back to School season? In honor of going back...
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Magnesium and Calcium: Are You Deficient?

Magnesium and Calcium: Are You Deficient? We hear a lot about the importance of calcium and magnesium to our health....
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August 2018 Newsletter: Preventing and Reversing Cognitive Decline

Tenth Anniversary Edition of the Monthly Newsletter Welcome to the Tenth Anniversary of my Monthly Newsletter! Amazing how time flies!...
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Preventing and Reversing Cognitive Decline

In my last article I mentioned that as a holistic nutritionist, it is important for me to provide my readers...
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July 2018 Newsletter: The Sure Fire Way to Lose Weight

Happy Fourth of July!! I hope you are all enjoying your summer so far. As this newsletter reaches you I...
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The Sure-Fire Way to Lose Weight, Prevent and Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

As a holistic nutritionist, it is important for me to provide my readers and clients with information to improve their...
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June 2018 Newsletter: I Can Eat Tomatoes Again!

In last month’s newsletter I described some of the supplements from Designs for Health that I have begun to utilize...
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May 2018 Newsletter: Offering the Best Supplements Available

Offering the Best Supplements Available I am frequently asked how I decide the products to offer my clients. There are...
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April 2018 Newsletter: Pets Are People Too!

Pets Are People Too! Happy Spring! I am excited to devote this newsletter issue to pets. This past Thursday we...
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March 2018 Newsletter: Take A Break From The Madness!!

It’s that time of the year – March Madness!! This month’s newsletter will be brief as I have my own...
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February 2018 Newsletter: Spread the Love

 Spread the love this February with the gift of a healthy detox or weight loss program for you and your...
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What’s Right for You? Detoxification, Weight Loss, or Gut Cleanse?

This is the time of year when we re-focus on our health. There are a couple of reasons for that....
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Are You Weight Loss Resistant?

Ever notice what happens at the beginning of the year?  The New Year’s resolution.  This is the year you vow...
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January 2018 Newsletter: Happy New Year, Open House and Start the Year Off With A Cleanse!

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a great Holiday Season and is rearing and ready to go for a...
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December 2017 Newsletter: Happy Holidays, The Gut, The Cleanse, and a Flash Sale

Happy Holidays! I hope everyone had a very nice Thanksgiving and is now looking forward to the rest of the...
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November 2017 Newsletter: Immune System Boosting Ideas as You Prepare for the Cold and Flu Season

Winter is just around the corner and with it the approaching cold and flu season. This newsletter and my next...
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The Immune System: Basic Overview

The immune system. This term is frequently used to describe one of the major systems of the body. There are...
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October 2017 Newsletter: Stealth Pathogens, Breast Cancer Awareness, Bone Broth and Collagen

Stealth Pathogens! Sounds scary, like something out of a horror movie. Well, it is and is something that I definitely...
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Bone Broth and Collagen – The “Hottest Trend” in Health

It seems all you hear about on all the leading health sites these days is bone broth and collagen. Celebrities...
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September 2017 Newsletter: Getting Rid of Unwanted Guests, Detoxification, and September Open House

As we begin the transition from Summer to Fall so follows this month’s newsletter. First is the follow up to...
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Getting Rid of Unwanted “Guests”

In an earlier article, we learned why sometimes our digestion does not seem quite right and how we are exposed...
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August 2017 Newsletter: Tips for a Healthy Summer Vacation

I hope everyone is having an enjoyable summer. I know for me it is going by way too fast! Thanks...
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What Not to Bring Home from Your Summer Vacation

Ever wonder why your digestion never seems just quite right? Well, as much as we don’t like to admit it...
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July 2017 Newsletter: Some of the Latest “Nutrition” Claims in the Press

Summer is here and a Happy Fourth of July to everyone. I hope you enjoy your holiday weekend. This month...
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June 2017 Newsletter: Some Thoughts on Graceful Aging, Intermittent Fasting, and MSG

Thanks for all the enthusiasm for last month’s Open House! It was awesome! Once again we managed to get over...
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May 2017 Newsletter: Natural Solutions for Preventing and Reversing Auto Immune Conditions

I am pleased to announce the next Open House at my office on Thursday, May 4 at 7:00 PM. I’m...
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Natural Solutions for Preventing and Reversing Auto Immune Conditions

Did you know the current list of autoimmune diseases is now over 150 and continues to grow? We can truly...
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April 2017 Newsletter: Four Hot Topics of Natural Health

Thanks for all the enthusiasm for last month’s Open House! It was awesome! Somehow we got all 30 people comfortable...
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Nutrient Deficiencies Caused by Hormone-based Birth Control

Note: This article is not intended as a debate about birth control. It is intended to offer education regarding nutritional...
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March 2017 Newsletter: Loosen Up Your Yoga Pants and Let Your Lymph Flow and Open House Next Week

As I’ve mentioned in previous newsletters the part of my job that I like best is the continuing education. The...
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February 2017 Newsletter: HPV No More and Referral Bonus Offer

Believe it or not, one of the most challenging tasks I face each month is the monthly newsletter. I’ve been...
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January 2017 Newsletter: Start the Year with a Cleanse Plus: Purify the Body, Mind, and Soul and begin a Smart Exercise Program

Wow! That’s a long title for the newsletter, but it certainly is a great way to start the New Year!...
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December 2016 Newsletter: In Loving Memory of Leo Rosen

This month’s newsletter is late and brief due to the passing of my Father last week. He lived a good...
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November 2016 Newsletter: My Most Compliant Client – Likes His Supplements So Much He Even Begs for Them!

Yes, I’m talking about our dog Barry! Dogs are people too! And just like humans many of them suffer from...
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October 2016 Newsletter Vitamins: Good for You or a Scam?

The most common questions asked of me by clients and the general public is: “Do I really need vitamins? I...
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Good Supplements Bad Supplements

One of my most popular public talks is called “Good Supplements Bad Supplements.” The reason it is so popular is...
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What They Ate, What We Eat

“I eat very healthy.” “My doctor tells me I can get all the vitamins and minerals I need from food.”...
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September 2016 Newsletter – Does Your Cell Phone Give You A Headache?

Does Your Cell Phone Give You A Headache? Whenever I use my cell phone and hold it by my ear...
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August 2016 Newsletter – It’s The Summer: Enjoy the Sun

As usual, the summer seems to be flying by. But, there is still time to enjoy it! This month’s newsletter...
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July 2016 Newsletter – Short and Sweet and A Couple More Client Success Stories

Thank you to all the well wishes I received from the last newsletter. I received not only congratulations on the...
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June 2016 Newsletter – Best Nutrition Websites and Recent Success Stories

“The stuff (actually I use a slightly different word, but I’m keeping this G-rated) really works.” That’s what I tell...
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May 2016 Newsletter – Three More Nutrition Myths Busted

I hope everyone caught my April Fool’s newsletter headline from last month! I know I got a few of you!!!...
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Beware: All Calories Are Not Created Equal

Many diet and exercise programs are based on us “counting calories” and assuming all calories are created equal. This is...
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April 2016 Newsletter – Introducing A New Soy Based Diet That Gets Your Cholesterol to 150!

Hopefully all of you recognize that headline as an April Fool’s! Unfortunately there are still many nutrition “experts” and mainstream...
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March 2016 Newsletter – March on Minerals!

March on Minerals! Hard to believe it is March 1, especially as I look out my window and see some...
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Magnesium and Calcium: Are You Deficient?

We hear a lot about the importance of calcium and magnesium to our health. I’ve attended several seminars recently where...
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February 2016 Newsletter – Happy Valentine’s Day and Heart Health

The beginning of February means Valentine’s Day is approaching and with it our attention turns to matters of the heart....
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The Road to Better Health Starts with Food!

With the New Year upon us many of us make the resolution to be healthier. In most cases that is...
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January 2016 Newsletter – Happy New Year!!

Happy New Year!! Wow – 2016! Through the magic of the Internet I can send out this newsletter while still...
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Some Learning Tidbits from Dr. Michael Gaeta’s Cardiovascular Seminar

I’ve mentioned before how much I love to learn and how continual education is one of the things I enjoy...
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The Road to Better Health Starts with Food!

With the New Year upon us many of us make the resolution to be healthier. In most cases that is...
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December 2015 Newsletter – Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays! Hopefully everyone’s holiday season is off to a great start! All my best for a Happy, Peaceful, and...
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Nutrients for a Healthy Heart: Part 3 – Toning the Heart

As mentioned in previous articles rate, rhythm, and tone are the key measurements of heart health. Rate is the speed...
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Nutrients for a Healthy Heart: Part 2 – Rhythm of the Heart

As mentioned in a previous article rate, rhythm, and tone are the key measurements of heart health. Rate is the...
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November 2015 Newsletter – How Words Can Be Deceiving

Trick or Treat? While there is one specific day on the calendar set aside for this – Halloween, in the...
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How Words Can Be Deceiving – What Monsanto Says about Glyphosate but What it Really Means

As I’ve been saying over the past few months – I love to learn! I just returned from the Physica...
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Nutrients for a Healthy Heart: Part I – Introduction and Heart Rate

I love to learn! It’s probably one of the most enjoyable aspects in my line of work. I am always...
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October 2015 Newsletter – I Love to Learn

The Importance of Continuing Education I love to learn! It’s probably one of the most enjoyable aspects in my line...
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Now’s the Time to Take Advantage of Fresh Vegetables and Their Nutritional Benefits – Part 2

In my previous article I mentioned how this is my favorite time of the year – and one of the...
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September 2015 Newsletter – Back to School and Vaccine Education

Well, it’s that time of year – Back to School, the transition to Fall, and the start of the NFL!...
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August 2015 Newsletter – Yours Truly Attacked by GMO Seed Rep

As some of you may be aware, I write a monthly nutrition article in our local paper, the Ozaukee News...
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My Glyphosate Article Attacked by Local Monsanto Seed Dealer and My Response

This past week I experienced a first. One of my monthly nutrition articles in our local paper, the Ozaukee News...
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July 2015 Newsletter – Summer Means Nice Weather and Fresh Vegetables

Summer has arrived with all its glory – long days, beautiful weather, and from a nutritional perspective – the beginning...
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Now’s the Time to Take Advantage of Fresh Vegetables and Their Nutritional Benefits – Part 1

I don’t know about you, but this is my favorite time of the year. Not only is the weather beautiful...
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Something Old and Something New – June 2015 Newsletter

Greetings! This past month sure flew by quickly! Probably because it was my busiest ever! I want to thank you...
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Important Update to Glyphosate article

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Glyphosate deemed “probably carcinogenic.” A working group of experts from 11 countries classified glyphosate as “probably carcinogenic to...
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May 2015 Newsletter The Most Dangerous Thing You Are Likely Unknowingly Eating

Happy May! Hopefully you’ve all survived Spring Break and are ready for the final push before summer. Here at home,...
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Glyphosate: The Most Dangerous Substance You May Be Consuming

Glyphosate. Ever heard of it? Probably not. So let me introduce it to you – it is the active ingredient...
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It’s In Your Genes: Ten Factors That Influence Exercise Outcomes

I have recently introduced you to the book Body by Science by Doug McDuff, MD and John Little. This book...
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April 2015 Newsletter: No April Fool’s Here: Serious Stuff for Your Health

I hope you are enjoying the series of articles based on the book Body by Science. This month’s newsletter features...
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Nutritional Nuggets from Dr. West’s Health Alert

One of my favorite nutrition publications I get is Health Alert by Dr. Bruce West. Each month I look forward...
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Multiple sclerosis is directly linked to poor gut flora!

One of my favorite nutrition publications I get is Health Alert by Dr. Bruce West. Each month I look forward...
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Exercise and Hormones: Fat Burning (Yes) and Fat Storing (oh no!)

I have recently introduced you to the book Body by Science by Doug McDuff, MD and John Little. This book...
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Heart Attacks Are Not Caused by Clogged Arteries!

One of my favorite nutrition publications I get is Health Alert by Dr. Bruce West. Each month I look forward...
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Artificial sweeteners cause diabetes!

One of my favorite nutrition publications I get is Health Alert by Dr. Bruce West. Each month I look forward...
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Almost All Treatment for Heart Disease is Unnecessary!

One of my favorite nutrition publications I get is Health Alert by Dr. Bruce West. Each month I look forward...
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March 2015 Newsletter: Exercise, Science, and the Cardio Myth

“I Don’t Get it. I Work Out Every Day with My Trainer and Can’t Lose Weight.” Is this you? It...
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The Cardio Myth

I have recently introduced you to the book Body by Science by Doug McDuff, MD and John Little. This book...
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Why and How You Can Work Out Every Day and Gain Weight

“I don’t understand. I work out every day and I’m still gaining weight.” Believe it or not I hear this...
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February 2015 Newsletter: New Products, New Cleanse, and New Exercise Routine

My 2015 is off to a great start! I hope yours is too! In the spirit of the New Year...
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January 2015 Newsletter – Start the Year with a Cleanse Plus: Purify the Body, Mind, and Soul and begin a Smart Exercise Program

Wow! That’s a long title for the newsletter, but it reflects all the new and important information I have to...
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December 2014 Newsletter – Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays! Happy Hanukkah, Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year! The Holiday Season is always a busy time and for...
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November 2014 Newsletter – Probiotics: Trick or Treat?

An early Happy Thanksgiving to everyone and the beginning of the Holiday Season. This is an especially important time to...
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Nutrition Made Simple – Why Sugar is Bad For You

Of course this is nothing new. If there’s one thing that almost everyone in the nutrition world agrees on is...
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The Three Minerals You Need to Balance Your Nervous System – The Importance of Phosphorus, Potassium, and Calcium

The nervous system has two main components: the central nervous system (CNS) and the peripheral nervous system (PNS). The central...
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Nutrition Made Simple – A New Blog Series

I’m pleased to announce a new weekly Blog series I’m calling “Nutrition Made Simple.” My tendency is to write longer...
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Probiotics: Do We Need Them or Not?

Digestion is one of my favorite topics. Many of my clients suffer from a variety of digestive issues: from gas,...
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October 2014 Newsletter – Worth The Wait I Promise!!

Hard to believe the Fall has arrived. All of a sudden the nights are longer than the days. I’m just...
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Supporting Your Immune System or How to Give Your Body Its Best Shot Against Unwanted Viruses (Such as the flu, E68, HPV, or even dare I say Ebola)

I’ll admit right off the top I’m certainly no expert on Ebola, but it seems quite apparent neither are the...
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B4: The Vitamin For Heart Health You May Never Heard Of

Vitamin B4 - ever heard of it? If I were a betting person I’d say probably not. Well perhaps there...
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Newsletter Alert – Don’t Worry It Is Coming!!

Hi, just in case you are asking yourself, “Where’s Bernie’s monthly newsletter?” Don’t worry – it is on its way...
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September 2014 Newsletter – Back to School is for Everybody!!

It’s that time of year – back to school. Most of the college age kids are back and I’m officially...
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Healthy Kids: Back to School Ideas

In the spirit of “back to school” here are a few ideas on nutrition for kids. (Of course this information...
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Newsletter Special Edition – Why I’m So Excited About The Future!

In my August newsletter I mentioned three upcoming trainings I had scheduled to attend in August and September. I have...
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August 2014 Newsletter – Summer Time!!

I don’t know about you, but the summer is flying by. Hard to believe it is August already. My month...
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Common Cents to Save Dollars

On many of our minds is what seems to be the never ending rising costs associated with health care. While...
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July 2014 Newsletter – “I Want to Say Thank You”

These are my favorite words to hear. Here’s the rest of the text I received last week: “I want to...
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What Can Your Urine Tell You? A Lot!!

Introducing two new easy at home tests to measure internal function related to cell membrane health and detoxification capabilities. If...
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The Strong Link Between Nutrition and Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Have you ever wondered why there seem to be so many advertisements for erectile dysfunction (ED) medication - Viagra, Cialis,...
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June 2014 Newsletter – The Adrenal Summit, Viggor, and Cleanse for Your Dog?

As I look out my window this morning it looks like summer has finally arrived! The grass is nice and...
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Announcing Viggor.com – a new health information website

Never underestimate the power of networking! Several months ago I was introduced to David Guinther by a mutual friend in...
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The Adrenal Summit – An Event You Don’t Want to Miss

The Adrenal Summit – Well Worth Participating! Meet Glen Depke, Depke Wellness, and his awesome program The Adrenal Summit. I...
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May 2014 Newsletter – Meet My New Nutrition Hero

I’d like to introduce you to Dr. Randy Tent, DC, ND, and PhD. You’re probably thinking - that’s sure a...
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April 2014 Newsletter – No April Fool’s – Give Your Body Its Spring Break

Spring Break for Your Body – The Purification Program or The Gut Balancing Program As March Madness peaks along with...
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It’s All About The Gut and the Gut Balance Program

Among the latest and greatest breakthroughs of modern medicine is the mapping of the human genome with its vast potential...
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The Suprising Truth about Vitamin Studies

Among the most common questions I receive in my nutrition consulting practice are those relating to vitamins and supplements. “If...
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March 2014 Newsletter – Here Comes “March Madness”

Your Own Personal “March Madness” It comes every year at this time. The NCAA basketball tournament - better known as...
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Neurotransmitters – What Makes You Feel Good, Happy, and Focused

Ever wonder what really makes you feel good? While many people will answer “sugar” because they notice the “high” as...
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The Power of Food for a Healthy Heart

This month is Valentine’s Day – the holiday of love and the heart. To be there for the ones we...
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February 2014 Newsletter: Have A Healthy Heart for Valentine’s Day

A Healthy Heart for Valentine’s Day Coming soon is Valentine’s Day – the holiday of love and the heart. It...
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Steroid Hormones Part 5: Hormonal Imbalances

Steroid Hormones Part 5: Hormonal Imbalances At the core of many symptoms suffered by both men and women are hormonal...
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Steroid Hormones Part 4: Female and Male Life Cycles

Steroid Hormones Part 4: Female and Male Life Cycles Before we look at hormonal imbalances, let’s get a quick understanding...
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Steroid Hormones Part 3: Introduction to Testosterone, Estrogen, and Progesterone

Steroid Hormones Part 3: Introduction to Testosterone, Estrogen, and Progesterone Testosterone Testosterone is the main male and androgen hormone. It...
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Steroid Hormones Part 2: Cortisol and Stress

Steroid Hormones Part 2: Cortisol and Stress Cortisol Cortisol is made in the adrenal cortex. It is primarily known for...
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Steroid Hormones Part 1: Introduction, Cholesterol, Pregnenolone, and DHEA

Steroid Hormones Part 1: Introduction, Cholesterol, Pregnenolone, and DHEA We now turn our attention to the steroid hormones, and particularly...
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The Adrenal Glands

There is an old saying that how well you live depends to a large extent upon how well your adrenal...
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The Thyroid Gland

Perhaps of all the endocrine glands in the body, the thyroid gets the most attention. And it well should. Many...
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January 2014 Newsletter – Cleansing Time?

Happy New Year – Year of the Book? I hope everyone is off to a Happy and Healthy New Years!...
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Meet Your Hormones – The Endocrine System – Part 2

In Part 1 of this article I introduced the endocrine system. The overview continues here. Following is a brief overview...
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Meet Your Hormones – The Endocrine System – Part 1

Many experts agree that your body’s most important functional system is the endocrine system. It is composed of glands (the...
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The January Effect

I bet you are wondering – what is the January Effect? You’ve probably never heard that phrase before in a...
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December 2013 Newsletter – Happy Holidays

This time of the year is always special with all the Holidays. It brings on the full spectrum of emotions...
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Thanks for the Wonderful Thank You

At Thanksgiving I like to pause and take time to reflect on what I am thankful for. While there is...
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November 2013 Newsletter – Meet Your “Horror-mones”

Meet Your Hormones – Learn About the Endocrine System This month I begin my series of articles about hormones, or...
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Meet Your Hormones: The Endocrine System – Part 1

Many experts would argue that among your body’s functional systems the most important is the endocrine system. It is composed...
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October 2013 Newsletter – Inaugural Weston Price Local Chapter Meeting Announced

Inaugural Meeting of Ozaukee Washington Counties of Weston A. Price Foundation As I mentioned in the last two newsletters a...
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What Does Your Nutrition Consultant Eat?

As a nutrition consultant, one of the most frequent questions I’m asked by clients, friends, and other curious people is,...
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September 2013 Newsletter – Back to School

Back to School As the summer winds to an end it is back to school season. Hard to believe my...
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Eat These Too! Ten More Foods to Nourish Your Body

In my last article I talked about my ten favorite healthy foods and received lots of positive feedback. The truth...
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Ten Foods to Enjoy and Nourish Your Body

My theme for this summer is simplicity. My last article was three simple things you can do to improve your...
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August 2013 – Don’t Worry Fish Oil Does Not Cause Prostate Cancer!

Fish Oil Does Not Cause Prostate Cancer The “breaking news” this past month was the latest discovery that fish oil...
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July 2013 Newsletter – Become Independently Healthy!

Happy July 4 - Independence Day! This holiday is all about freedom. One freedom we’d all like to enjoy is...
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Three Simple Things You Can Do To Improve Your Health

While you may not be ready to follow my advice 100% of the time (even I don’t follow my advice...
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June 2013 Newsletter – Summer Reruns

Believe it or not writing the monthly newsletter is one of my more challenging tasks. I want it to be...
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May 2013 Newsletter – The Truth About Antioxidants and Superfoods

Well, if April showers bring May flowers we should have some of the most incredible growth ever seen!! This month...
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The Antioxidant Myth

We are all familiar with the antioxidant story. We develop all kinds of diseases because we don’t get enough antioxidants....
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April 2013 Newsletter – Not April Fool’s

This Is Not An April Fool’s With each monthly newsletter I like to have a central theme. Earlier this month...
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What’s All The Hype About Superfoods?

It seems as if every day the next “superfood” is introduced. It is usually from some exotic locale; it has...
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The Risk of Nutrient Deficiencies for Vegetarians

As I have written before there are many theories about what makes a proper human diet. And, what makes it...
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The China Study: What Did It Really Find?

What Did The China Study Really Study? One of the most frequent questions I get as a nutrition consultant is,...
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Installment 9 – Pre and Post Practice/Workout Meals

Pre and Post Practice/Workout Meals What to eat before practice? It is best to eat before you leave. Depending upon...
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Installment 8 – Water and Hydration

Of course the big question with water is how much to drink. To be honest, this is an individualized question...
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Installment 7 – The Calorie Myth

The Calorie Myth What should I eat? How many calories per day should I have? Most diet and exercise programs...
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Installment 6 – Fats

Fats Everybody knows that fat is bad for you. Right? Well, not exactly. Of all the nutrients, it is fat...
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Installment 5 – Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates Carbs are great for energy, right? Need to carb load before the game, right? Carbohydrates are one of the...
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Installment 4 – Neurotransmitters

Neurotransmitters Before we learn about carbohydrates and fats it is important to have a brief discussion of neurotransmitters. Ever wonder...
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Installment 3 – Meal and Snack Suggestions

Specific Ideas for Snacks and Healthy Meals Since I don’t believe in reinventing the wheel I will refer to another...
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Installment 2 – Protein

Protein What do proteins do in the body? Why are they so important? Protein provides the structural basis for our...
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March 2013 Newsletter – Helpful Hints for a Healthier You!

It’s March – that means Spring is right around the corner! Given the short month of February it seems like...
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Installment 1 – Introduction and Nutrition Fundamentals

Introduction While nutrition is important for all people, we believe it is especially critical for you – the competitive athlete...
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Fructose Burden

Assessing Fructose Burden -Fruit Fructose Content Fruit Serving Grams Fructose Limes One 0 Lemons One 0.6 Cranberries 1 cup 0.7 Passion...
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Food Composition Quick Reference Guide

Food Information 3 ounces of meat is about the size and thickness of a deck of playing cards. A medium...
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February 2013 Newsletter Client Stops Eating Kashi Loses 20 Pounds!

Client Loses 20 Pounds Taking Kashi Cereal out of Diet! Welcome to February! The month when America realizes the crash...
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January 2013 Newsletter – Happy New Year – Best of 2012 and New Good Stuff for 2013

Happy New Year! My best wishes to all for the happiest and healthiest of New Years!! Now that we’ve survived...
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What Are Those Red Spots on My Body?

This information is important for both women and men!! Do you have red dots on your skin? These are known...
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Strategies for Successful Weight Loss

We’ve all been there - the New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight and adapt a healthier lifestyle. Each year...
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Fabulous Fats

Everybody knows that fat is bad for you. Right? Well, not exactly. It is fat that has been most unjustly...
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Decmeber 2012 Newsletter – Happy Holidays and More About Your Nails!

Happy Holidays! Happy Holidays!! Hard to believe another year has almost passed. The Holiday Season - the time no one...
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Learn From Your Nails – Part 2

Last month’s article on nails was very well received with several inquiries. The nails are great because for the most...
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Cut the Carbs

Carbs are great for energy, right? Carbohydrates are one of the more controversial of the macronutrients. You will see heated...
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November 2012 Newsletter – What Your Finger Nails Are Telling You

Last month we looked at what your blood may be telling you. This month we’ll look at the finger nails....
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Learn From Your Nails

Continuing education is important to me. I often listen to recorded lectures made available through Standard Process. I first became...
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The Purpose of Protein

We will begin our discussion of the macronutrients with protein. What do proteins do in the body? Why are they...
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We Are What We Eat

Every now and then it is important to return to the fundamentals. Whether we are hearing something for the first...
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October 2012 Newsletter – What’s Your Blood Telling You?

Fall Greetings! The Fall is here and Winter is just around the corner. As we look outside we see how...
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September 2012 Newsletter – Save $20 on the Cleanse

SAVE $20 ON THE CLEANSE Do you believe it is September already? The summer (as it always does) seemed to...
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Back to School Ideas and Healthy Snacks

In the spirit of “back to school” I thought I’d offer a few thoughts on nutrition for kids. (Of course...
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Summer Time!!! August 2012 Newsletter

The Dog Days For most of us it seems we already had the Dog Days of August - in July!...
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Digestion: What to Do (A Self Help Guide)

Here are some recommendations to reduce symptoms of acid reflux. Drinking eight ounces of water about 30 minutes prior to...
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Happy Fourth of July – July Newsletter

Happy Fourth of July! Yes, I’m spending part of my holiday working on the newsletter! The summer seems to be...
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Improving Digestion

The Large Intestines and the Importance of Probiotics

The last internal stop of our process is the large intestine or colon. The small intestines pass the remaining undigested...
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The Liver, Gall Bladder, and Pancreas – Behind the Scenes Helpers of Digestion

When we think of digestion we usually think of the stomach, small intestines, and large intestines – often collectively referred...
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June 2012 Newsletter Share The Care

Sorry, I’m a little late with the newsletter but it has been a busy month! As I like to say...
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Improving Digestion

The Small Intestines

Our tour of the digestive system continues: The action now moves into the small intestines. Since digestion is a north...
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The Importance of Hydrochloric Acid

Here’s a quick three question true or false quiz for you: 1. The cause of gastric/acid reflux is too much...
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May 2012 Newsletter Spring Into Action

Spring is in the air! At least here in Milwaukee it is finally getting “springlike” this week with warmer temperatures...
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Improving Digestion

The Stomach

The Stomach Now that we've made it through the esophagus and into the stomach, the next two blogs will focus...
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The Esophagus

The Esophagus We return to our north to south tour of the digestive system. Next stop after the mouth is...
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The Importance of Enzymes

I cannot overstate the importance of enzymes to the digestion process. Simply put, enzymes make stuff happen in the body-...
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April 2012 Newsletter: Spring Break for Your Body

You’ve heard me talk about it many times in the past. You’ve heard me say I am about to do...
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March 2012 Newsletter – March Madness

March Madness – Free NRT Offer You may have noticed that this month’s newsletter is coming a little later than...
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Improving Digestion

The Mouth – Why Chewing is Important

The “physical” aspects of digestion begin in the mouth. Please consider what goes in our mouth is generally a volunteer...
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Digestion – Introduction – The Body Positive

Digestion - Introduction Our tour of the body begins with the digestive system. After all, we are what we eat!...
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February 2012 Newsletter – Calories Are Not Created Equal!

It’s February, one month in to the New Year. How are you doing with your resolutions? I’ll give myself a...
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Calories – Not Created Equal and Perhaps Not All That Relevant

Many diet and exercise programs are based on us “counting calories” and assuming all calories are created equal. This goes...
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The Body Positive

I have several favorite “nutritional sayings” (as I like to call them) that I use with my clients. One of...
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January 2012 Newsletter – Happy New Year!

Best wishes for a Healthy and Happy New Year! I’m very excited about the New Year. I’ll be offering new...
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New Service Offered – Blood Chemistry Analysis

I’m pleased to announce a new service – blood chemistry analysis. As part of my Whole Foods Nutrition Certification I...
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December 2011 Newsletter – Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays – Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah! May your holiday season be happy and merry. There’s those words again...
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What Makes You Feel Good – Sugar or Protein?

Ever wonder what really makes you feel good? Many people will answer “sugar” because they notice the “high” as sugar...
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The Benefits of Coconut Oil

I’ve often spoke of how confusing nutrition can be – one week we hear one news item and the next...
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November Newsletter – The Holidays Are Coming!!!

Yes I Know It’s the Holiday Season – You Still Need to do Your Best!It’s that time of the year...
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Ten Foods to Have in Your Healthy Diet – It’s Apple Season!

Every nutrition consultant has their list. So, here is mine. They are in no special order. They are all healthy...
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October Newsletter – Fruits and Vegetables is not One Word!

Welcome the Fall Season - perhaps my favorite time of the year. It is also a great time for the...
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The ABCs of Nutrition

In looking back at the past articles I realized I have neglected this most basic topic – a quick overview...
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September Newsletter – Back to School for Kids and Adults

The summer sure went by quickly and the kids are back to school today. Hard to believe my son is...
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Back to School Nutrition Ideas

In the spirit of “back to school” I thought I’d offer a few thoughts on nutrition for kids. (Of course...
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August Newsletter – Looking Good at the Beach?

The Dog Days of August are certainly here and many of us are seeking relief from the heat at our...
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Not So Healthy Breakfast

Previously I described how breakfast is the most important meal of the day and how unfortunately it is a meal...
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July 2011 Newsletter – Best Testimonial Yet!

Best Testimonial YetOver the last five years I have received many wonderful testimonials from grateful and happy clients. They have...
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Start Your Day With A Healthy Breakfast

I’m sure you’ve heard it before. “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” “Don’t skip your breakfast.” Or...
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June 2011 Newsletter – No Fancy Title!

Wow – June already! I don’t know about you, but for me May flew by. Between getting settled in my...
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Know Your Nutrients – A Few More Important Minerals

This article completes the series discussing the key vitamins and minerals that our bodies need to perform at optimal function....
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MonaVie – It Is Still Caffeine and Sugar (Despite What They Try to Say)

You have to love slick marketing. With my background in that area (20+ years of marketing and strategic planning) I enjoy...
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May 2011 Newsletter – I’m Opening a Second Office and Wine Recommendations for Diabetics?

Well, if April showers bring May flowers, we are certainly looking at a Flower Power month!  I hope you all...
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Wine for Diabetics – What’s Next From The American Diabetes Association?

Well, it's that time of the month again, the much anticipated arrival of Diabetes Forecast - the official publication of...
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Know Your Nutrients – The Fat Soluble Vitamins

Know Your Nutrients – The Fat Soluble VitaminsBasically there are two types of vitamins – water soluble and fat soluble. ...
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Coffee, Passover and the Maxwell House Haggadah – (when a bean isn’t a bean)

Your probably asking what does coffee have to do with Passover and why are you writing about the Maxwell House...
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April 2011 Newsletter – Spring Has Sprung (Well Almost!)

Wow! April already! That means it is Spring time!  Many of us take the time to do our “spring cleaning”...
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Minerals – Keeping us Healthy and Building a Strong Immune System

Today we continue our look at minerals.  As a quick refresher minerals are important to us for several reasons.  First,...
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At What Point Will We All Be Diabetic (Type II)

Every month it faithfully arrives - my latest issue of Diabetes Forecast, the official publication of the American Diabetes Association. ...
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Vitamin F – Never Heard of It?

Vitamin F are the essential fatty acids – better known as the “omega” family, featuring the 3’s, 6’s, and 9’s....
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Vitamin E – Super Antioxidant – When it is the full complex!

Vitamin E is one of the major antioxidants that our body requires. Did you know that Vitamin E is actually...
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Vitamin D – The Vitamin du Jour

Vitamin D – the “vitamin du jour” as I like to say. It certainly is in the news almost every...
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March 2011 Newsletter – B’s and Bones

Wow, it is already March already! Hard to believe, but great to see! The days are getting longer and Spring...
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Meet the B Vitamins

Vitamin B1 - Thiamine Did you know that the true Vitamin B complex actually has about 20 different parts to...
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Key Minerals for Healthy Bones

It seems that most of what you read about nutrition focuses on the big five nutrients – protein, fat, carbohydrate,...
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Potassium – Sodium’s Partner

What does potassium do?  It is critical for the ongoing health of every cell in our body.  That’s a pretty important...
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Magnesium One of the Most Important Minerals

Magnesium is certainly one of the most important minerals to the body.  Here's a short list of what it does:1....
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K is for Clotting But Also For Bone Health

Vitamin K - easy to remember - K is for "clotting", well there is actually lots more to it!  Vitamin...
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Phosphorus – While Calcium Gets All the Notoriety This Mineral is Quite Important Too!

We are bombarded with messages about the importance of calcium for our bones.  Well, without phosphorus all the calcium in...
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Zinc – Did You Know Viruses Like It?

Zinc we are often told is good for the immune system.  True, but apparently viruses like it too!  What does...
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Manganese

Manganese may be one of those minerals that you've never even considered for how important it is for the human...
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Iron

We're all familiar with how important iron is for the health of our blood.  Iron aids in hemoglobin production, which...
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Selenium

I'm going to focus the next few posts on more of the key minerals we need to consume.  Minerals are...
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Folic Acid

Today's nutrient is Folic Acid, also known as Folate.  But, once again (as we've seen with other vitamins), while portrayed to...
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February 2011 Newsletter

Happy February – we’re almost half way through winter and spring is just around the corner. Here in Milwaukee we’re...
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Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 may be one of the most important of all the B vitamins, particularly because only true humanly usable...
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Vitamin B6

We're back to the B Vitamins today with B6.  Like all the other B family vitamins it plays a big...
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Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid is not Vitamin C)

We' are all familiar with getting out our Vitamin C when we feel a cold coming on as it is...
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Choline

A little known nutrient - choline - is actually extremely important as it is part of lecithin which is a...
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Chromium

Today we explore chromium, another important mineral nutrient.  Chromium is involved in metabolism as it supports insulin function in the...
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Calcium

Calcium is one of the most talked about minerals and for good reason.  It supports strong bone structure, teeth, and muscle...
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Vitamin B3 – Niacin

Vitamin B3, also called Niacin, is one of the most important of the B vitamins.  We often hear it recommended...
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Vitamin B2 – Riboflavin

Vitamin B2, better known as Riboflavin, is an integral part of enzymes involved in oxidation reduction reactions that drive cell...
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Vitamin B1 – Thiamine

Today's Vitamin of the Day is B1, also known as Thiamine.  Did you know that the true Vitamin B complex...
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Vitamin A a.k.a Beta-Carotene

Vitamin A is also known as Beta-carotene.  However, here is where it gets confusing - they are not the same! ...
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January 2011 Newsletter – Happy New Year and Resolutions

Happy New Year! May it be both happy and healthy for you and your loved ones. First off I’d like...
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Secrets to Sustaining and Successful Weight Loss

One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight and adapt a healthier lifestyle. Each year we...
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Five Simple New Year’s Resolutions Starters

We now enter an interesting time of year – the Holiday Season. We become festive and at the same time...
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Guest Blog – Impacts of Oral Contraceptives on Sexually Transmitted Disease

This article is courtesy of Kristin Davis.  She is an advocate for women's health who enjoys writing and aspires to be a journalist in...
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November 2010 Newsletter

Would you believe it is already November? It's getting to be "Holiday Season" - the nutrition consultant's nightmare time of...
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October 2010 Newsletter

Happy Autumn. Hard to believe that the Fall is here already as the seasons continue to turn. I have a...
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Protein: Are You Eating Enough or How to Cows Get So Big and Not Eat Meat?

The inspiration for this article comes from two absolute truths: One – you learn something new every day; and two...
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Positive Results from Earthing in One Night!

Earthing? What’s that? I’m guessing that is what you are saying to yourself. Let me explain what I believe may...
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The Dirty Baker’s Dozen – Fruits and Vegetables to Buy Organic

The Shopper's Guide to Pesticides ranks pesticide contamination for 50 popular fruits and vegetables based on an analysis of 89,000...
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Are You Zapped

The following is courtesy of HSI-Alert!  It is a promotion for the latest and greatest book from Ann Louise Gittleman...
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Weston Price Foundation Info – Organic Valley is Against Raw Milk!!

This is an e-mail that I received from the Weston Price Foundation:INFORMATION UPDATEORGANIC VALLEYS ANTI-RAW MILK POLICYDear Members,As many of...
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Information web site: DrugWatch.com

DrugWatch.com is a comprehensive Web site database featuring extensive information about thousands of different medications and drugs currently on the...
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Foods for Autumn: Nutrition Ideas for the Upcoming Fall Season

September is here and it is my personal favorite month of the year. I enjoy the cooler weather, the start...
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September 2010 Newsletter: Walking the Talk Part 2 and FrankenFish

Greetings! I hope you’ve all had a great summer, hard to believe that Fall is practically here and the kids...
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Walking the Talk Part 2: Supporting Food with Supplements

This is the second installment in my “Walking the Talk” series. Previously I answered the most common question I receive...
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August 2010 Newsletter: Walking the Talk

Walking the Talk One of the themes playing itself out lately in my life is the importance of both our...
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Walking the Talk: Here’s What I Eat

As a nutrition consultant, one of the most frequent questions I’m asked by clients, friends, and other curious people is,...
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The Fourfold Path to Healing

Looking for natural cures for chronic diseases (cancer, heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, digestive issues, emotional issues, etc) then take a...
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Eat Fat – It’s Good For You – 2 for 1 Today

Happy July 4th!  Celebrate your Independence, break away from the conventional thinking about fat.  Eat fat - it is good...
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The Whole Soy Story

Do you still think soy is a health food?  The Whole Soy Story: The Dakr Side of America's Favorite Health...
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July Newsletter: Summer Time – Get Your Fresh Veggies

Wow! July already! Time to get outside and get that natural Vitamin D along with your healthy fruits and vegetables...
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Man Eating Plants?

Several months ago I attended the Weston Price Foundation annual conference and spent a very interesting day on the learning...
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USDA Dietary Guidelines for 2010 – Press Release from the Weston Price Foundation

PRESS RELEASEPROPOSED 2010 USDA DIETARY GUIDELINES --A RECIPE FOR CHRONIC DISEASEWeston A. Price Foundation Proposes a Return to Four Basic...
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Lose Weight, Feel Better, Sleep Better, Look Better with Real Food!

Want to drop a few pounds, feel better, sleep better, look better and eat real food?TWO WEEK SUGAR DETOX DIETThen...
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When Healing Becomes a Crime

One of the first books I read during my holistic nutrition training and a real eye opener.  This book tells...
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Herbal Supplement and Heart Drug Interactions to Beware Of

Beware of the following heart-disease and herbal supplement interactions according to the Mayo Clinic:Ginseng with Warfarin (decreases the drug's effectiveness), Antidiabetes...
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Primal Body – Primal Mind

I just finished this book a couple of months ago and it is one of my favorites.  It is consistent with...
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The Gut Flush

Ever wonder why your digestion never seems just quite right?  Well, as much as we don't like to admit it...
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Nutrition and Physical Degeneration

The classic book by Dr. Weston A. Price, the first book I read as I started to study nutrition, which...
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Sample Day of Healthy Eating

Here's a sample day of healthy eating from my new meal plans.  Note - you can even have meat and potatoes!...
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The Versatile Vegetable

As the cover page says, "More than just a cookbook - a comprehensive guide for nourishing your life."  This is...
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The 150 Most Effective Ways to Boost Your Energy

Back to Dr. Jonny today.  This is my second favorite book of his because not only does it cover food,...
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Good Calories Bad Calories

Good Calories, Bad Calories by Gary Taubes clearly explains one of the key points I make with all my clients. ...
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The Case for Real Milk

On Wednesday, May 19, 2010, Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle vetoed the “Raw Milk” Bill which had passed both the State...
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Fat Flush For Life

As I mentioned the other day, I have many favorite nutrition authors, but there is a reason Ann Louise Gittleman...
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The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth

As I start my series of book reviews it is difficult to know where to start. Naturally, I want to...
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My Favorite Nutrition and Wellness Books

One of the reasons I got into this whole nutrition and wellness area was my desire to share my knowledge...
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Natural Energy Boosters – Part 2

In my last post I introduced you to six natural ways to boost your energy through healthy eating behaviors. As...
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Natural Energy Boosters – Part 1

Are you feeling tired? Run down? Don’t have the energy you used to have? Unfortunately you are not alone. One...
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Nutrition Bad Guys – Graham and Kellogg

Last month I promised an article about two other “pioneers” of nutrition – Sylvester Graham and John Harvey Kellogg –...
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Are You Weight Loss Resistant?

Ever notice what happens at the beginning of the year? The New Year’s resolution. This is the year you vow...
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Pioneers of Nutrition: Dr. Royal Lee

In previous posts you’ve met Dr. Price and Dr. Pottenger and now I’d like to introduce you to Wisconsin’s own...
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Client Satisfaction Survey Results

Feedback is important to all of us. We all want to know how we are doing and through constructive feedback...
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Pioneers of Nutrition: Francis Pottenger, Jr., MD

In a prior article I introduced you to Weston Price, the dentist who traveled the world studying the nutritional qualities...
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Pioneers of Nutrition: Dr. Weston A. Price

I am often asked by my clients or after a group presentation, “So, what do you eat?” My answer -...
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Trick or Treat..It’s Halloween Every Day at the Supermarket

To stay on top of all the latest nutrition news requires lots of reading, but also lots of sorting through...
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Butter vs. Margarine – What’s the Truth?

This past week I gave several nutrition talks about the foods you should include in a healthy diet. I was...
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The Kase for Vitamin K (and another reason to avoid Splenda)

Vitamin K may be one of the most overlooked vitamins when it comes to our overall health. It is one...
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Back to School Nutrition Ideas

In the spirit of “back to school” I thought I’d offer a few thoughts on nutrition for kids. (Of course...
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Ten Things to Know About the Swine Flu Vaccine

I received this in e-mail form today and wanted to pass it along. I thought the Blog would be an...
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Don’t Get Tricked at the Grocery Store

One of my pet peeves in the world of nutrition is all the false claims and misleading marketing that we...
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Common Cents to Save Dollars

On many of our minds is the current debate over whether or not to nationalize health care. From my own...
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The Truth about Soy

Where to start? We’ve all heard that soy is a health food – a great source of protein, a substitute...
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Salmon Update – More Reasons to Avoid Farm Raised Fish

Here's some more reasons to avoid farmed fish, particularly salmon. This information comes from an article in the May 2009...
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Diabetes (Type 2) Rant – Part 2

I'm sorry, but I have to do it again. The current issue of Diabetes Forecast was so loaded that I...
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Agave Nectar Update

As I warn all my clients, there is a lot of hype around nutrition. The "health food industry" is in...
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Five Nutrients You’re Likely Missing

Here are five key nutrients that most of us are not getting enough of from our diet. One of them...
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To Pass or Not to Pass the Salt – That is the Question

Pass the salt or not to pass the salt, that is the question. This is another area of nutrition confusion....
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The Best Options for Satisfying the Sweet Taste

4/21/09 - my original article include agave nectar as a better choice. I have removed that reference.The last couple of...
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Does Lettuce Cause Heart Disease?

I'll bet raised a few eyebrows! It did for me as well when I heard Sally Fallon say that at...
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The Alternative to Sugar – Artificial Sweeteners – Are They Safe?

Previously I have written about the evils of sugar. If you thought that was scary, there is something I believe...
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Diabetes – Is There Hope for Prevention or Cure?

When I first wrote this I neglected to acknowledge the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes - two...
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Sugar – Not So Sweet

When it comes to what is considered good or bad for us to eat there are often differing opinions. That...
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Food Industry Secrets – Not Anymore!

The Men’s Health January/February 2009 issue has an excellent article, What The Food Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know. I...
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Effective Weight Loss Strategies

The Bell Off! Club is an online community sponsored by Men’s Health magazine. They have been sharing information and supporting...
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Nutrition and Erectile Dysfunction

Have you ever wondered why there seem to be so many advertisements for erectile dysfunction (ED) medication - Viagra, Cialis,...
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Cold Cereal – Not A Healthy Start to Your Day

Previously I described how breakfast is the most important meal of the day and how unfortunately it is a meal...
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Start Your Day with a Healthy Breakfast

I’m sure you’ve heard it before. “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” “Don’t skip your breakfast.” Or...
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Fats to Eat and Fats to Avoid for Better Health

I’m often asked my opinion on fat, so here it is! The bottom line – we need fat but we...
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Ten More Foods to Have in Your Healthy Diet

Last month I talked about my ten favorite healthy foods and received lots of positive feedback. The truth is there...
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Ten Foods to Have in Your Healthy Diet

Every nutrition consultant has their list. So, here is mine. They are in no special order. They are all healthy...
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What Supplements Do You Need?

I’m often asked the question, “What are the basic vitamins or supplements should I take?” While each person is unique...
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Healthy Prostate = Healthy Male – Part 2

This is the second article in a two part series about the prostate gland. In Part 1, we learned what...
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Healthy Prostate = Healthy Male – Part 1

You may be familiar with the old saying that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Here’s...
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Ladies: Know Your Hormones – Regain Your Vitality

Hormones are biological chemicals produced primarily by the endocrine glands. These are the pituitary, pineal, thyroid, parathyroid, thymus, pancreas, adrenals,...
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Sea Salt and Iodine Answers

The best salt is unrefined salt. It is light grey, pink, or beige in color. Specific brands to look for...
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Sugar…By Any Other Name

Following is a list of sugars and corn products commonly found in packaged foods. Corn products are included because they...
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What is Lacto-Fermentation?

Prior to refrigeration, freezing, and canning machines food was preserved through the process of lacto-fermentation. Lactic acid is a natural...
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What is Kefir?

Kefir is a fermented food made from milk. It is rich in beneficial yeast and bacteria. These friendly micro-organisms play...
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The Impact of Stress on The Body

Stress - the source of much dis-ease and disease in the human body, mind, and spirit. Take a look at...
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Are You Weight Loss Resistant?

It’s that time of the year again – the New Year’s resolution. This is the year you vow to get...
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The Dick Diet and The Jane Diet – Programs for Sexual Health

I’m pleased to announce two new health and wellness programs – The Dick Diet and The Jane Diet. These two...
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Just because it is labeled “Organic” does not mean it is healthy

We read and hear a lot today about buying organic foods. They are supposed to be healthier for us. In...
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Whole wheat bread does not necessarily mean whole grain

This is another good one and another case where you really have to read your labels. Whole grains are a...
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Products labeled “0 Trans-fats” may contain hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated oils

This is one of my personal favorites. With the wide acceptance that trans-fats are not healthy and one of the...
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Farm Raised Salmon is not a good source of Omega-3 EFAs

We’ve all been told to increase our consumption of Omega 3 essential fatty acids (found in fish oil). These are...
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Marketing Hype

We’re all trying our best to eat healthier. Everyday we read or hear about the latest “healthy” food. We are...
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Cholesterol – Why Your Body Needs It

We often hear warnings about eating foods that contain cholesterol. We are told eating these foods will lead to cardiovascular...
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