Rates of this “silent” disease are increasing…

If you are an adult living in America chances are good you are or soon will be hosting a sneaky, silent disease that lies dormant, but can eventually rear its ugly head and leave you flat on your back (or on the operating table). I’m talking about diverticulitis. Here’s what you need to know about […]

How to NOT gain weight on vacation

Before I get into today’s blog I am pleased to announce that I am working on my next book, “Want to lose weight? Stop dieting!”  I will pass along more details as the time gets closer to publication. And speaking of weight that is the subject of today’s email! How to NOT gain weight on […]

How to have a great smile… Plus 5 fun tooth facts!

You may recall there was a commercial in the 1970s for Ultra Brite toothpaste featuring the beautiful late actress Farrah Fawcett flashing her pearly whites at the camera. Of course, the makers of Ultra Brite wanted you to buy their toothpaste, thinking you’d have a gorgeous smile like Farrah. But there’s a lot more to […]

8 Common Causes of Poor Digestion

According to Johns Hopkins Health, about 70 million people in the US suffer from some type of digestive problem. That’s about one out of every five of us! Digestive medications continue to be among the top-selling prescription drugs too.  Nexium sales were a whopping $3.7 billion in 2014. So why are we so gassy, blocked […]

Is your healthy diet really healthy?

Never in the history of mankind has there been a group of five words that has such a tremendously vast variety of meanings as… “I have a healthy diet.” I’ve been in the health and nutrition field for 34 years and I’ve seen it ALL when it comes to what people think is a healthy […]

Smart tips to prevent food-borne illness

Summer is upon is and backyard parties, barbecues, and picnics are in full swing. Unfortunately, so are foodborne illnesses. According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), each year about 1 in 6 Americans gets hit with a foodborne illness like E. coli, campylobacter or salmonella. Foodborne illnesses are responsible for at least […]

The studies are proving it – Statins are useless!

All I can say is, it’s about time! I’ve been long beating the drum about the fact that the benefits of statin treatment have been grossly exaggerated, while the harmful side effects have been severely downplayed and brushed under the rug. Well, now the studies are finally starting to prove it. A group of international […]