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A good friend of mine started Dr. Junger’s Clean Program today.   His program is built upon the practice of a traditional elimination diet and includes vitamin fortified shakes and supplements to support detoxification of major organs.  I have done this program in the past and b...
 As every parent knows, back to school time can also mean the start of runny noses, coughs, colds, stomach bugs and flu.  As the debate rages on about whether or not to give your child the flu vaccine I wanted to share with you some of my tried and true 100% natural remedies and preventive...
Beyond Diet & ExerciseI believe that diet and exercise are the cornerstones to good health; however, I don’t stop there.  I also have several health habits and routines I follow to keep myself feeling and looking my best.  In addition, I utilize the support of different alternati...
Seasonal FoodsAugust - SeptemberEating local, seasonal, fresh organic produce is one of the best ways to maintain optimal health.  I LOVE to visit the farmers market in Union Square, NYC or the many others available to me on weekends in the Berkshires.  As we transition from late summer to...
A Mid Summer’s Note from Me to YouGuard well your spare moments.  They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value will never be known.  Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life.           ...
Fabulous Fruit! A healthy lifestyle is the key to longevity, optimum weight, abundant energy and balance. By using fruit to satisfy our taste for sweetness, we can leave behind the use of chemical, processed and refined sweeteners. Fruits are easy to digest, are cleansing and cooling and are gr...
You Asked...I Answered! Recently a client asked me about retaining muscle mass as he ages.  Specifically he said, “As you know I’m 54 and in fairly good shape.  However, I have to work out every day to retain my muscle tone and, if I take two days off my exercise schedule...
Snack Attack! There’s no denying that everyone, at one time or another, has had a snack attack. Views on snacking differ. Some feel that snacking is bad and that eating between meals leads to weight gain. Others believe that eating many small meals and snacks throughout the day is healthy...
Getting my weight under control has come from a process of treating myself as well as I treat others in every way.  -Oprah Winfrey Why Weight? Diets Don’t Work!You can’t turn on the TV, drive down the road or go to a party without being confronted with America’s hottest o...
Over the course of a year I may suffer with a handful of headaches – unfortunately they are typically quite severe, stopping me in my tracks and forcing me to lay down, often for hours in a dark and quiet room – not very productive or fun!I don’t like to take prescription medicatio...

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