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2 09, 2017

A Tribute to My Mother

2019-05-27T11:19:48-04:00September 2nd, 2017|life lessons and love|6 Comments

Today would have been my darling mother’s 93rd birthday. She died 10 days ago on August 19, 2017. She was a remarkable woman who lived through extraordinary times. Her granddaughter, Annie, described her as “fearless, selfless and so joyful”. Those words capture my mother perfectly. I’d like to share a bit of her story with [...]

12 08, 2017

To refrigerate or not to refrigerate: the proper care of probiotics

2019-05-27T11:19:49-04:00August 12th, 2017|babies with acid reflux, babies with severe colic, Celiac, cell building, constipation, cramping, Digestion, Digestive problems, Food Allergies, food sensitivities, heartburn, holistic health plan, Immunity, infant probiotics, Kids, leaky gut, Metabolism, pHof stomach acid, probiotics|Comments Off on To refrigerate or not to refrigerate: the proper care of probiotics

Just how sensitive are probiotics? Clients frequently ask whether they should be refrigerated. The answer is yes, but not necessarily all the time. Here are some guidelines: -Don't leave them in a hot car or subject them to freezing temperatures (like the cargo hold of an airplane). -Do carry them in your purse or backpack [...]

22 07, 2017

BeWell’s Approach to Acne

2019-05-27T11:19:49-04:00July 22nd, 2017|acne, Food Allergies, holistic health plan, nutrition|Comments Off on BeWell’s Approach to Acne

Acne is the frustrating skin condition that has ruined many a prom date and challenges one in five American adults. Typical treatment protocols involve topical and systemic antibiotics, steroids and even hormonal agents, including oral contraceptives. Accutane is the drug of choice but one that has a high risk of depression, suicide, inflammatory bowel disease, [...]

15 07, 2017

Eyelids twitching, muscles cramping?

2019-05-27T11:19:49-04:00July 15th, 2017|amino acids, Blog, constipation, cramping, magnesium chelate, magnesium deficiency, mineral deficiencies|Comments Off on Eyelids twitching, muscles cramping?

The most common cause of these annoying symptoms is a lack of magnesium. Especially during the summer, when we sweat out our minerals, it’s easy to come up short on this critical one. Magnesium helps your muscles relax after contraction. Without it, your muscles would stay in permanent contraction, which can be painful and hamper [...]

8 07, 2017

Good bugs, not harmful drugs, for baby!

2019-05-27T11:19:49-04:00July 8th, 2017|babies with acid reflux, babies with severe colic, Digestive problems, Food Allergies, food sensitivities, infant probiotics, Kids, pHof stomach acid, probiotics|Comments Off on Good bugs, not harmful drugs, for baby!

Babies on prescription Zantac? Really?? Yes, it’s one of the most shocking practices in our medical culture. Babies with severe colic, acid reflux and stomach upset are miserable and need immediate and effective help. But Mylanta or Zantac are not the answer, especially not for long term use when it eventually compromises their ability to [...]

3 06, 2017

Time to Get Your Grill On!

2019-05-27T11:19:49-04:00June 3rd, 2017|Main Dish Meatless, Main Dish Seafood, nutrition, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian|Comments Off on Time to Get Your Grill On!

When the weather gets nice, we LOVE to grill! To keep things fresh, here are some alternatives to the traditional burger! Thai Turkey Burgers With Spicy Cucumber Salad Kale Chicken Patties White Bean Szechuan Burgers Grilled Blackened Chicken with Mandarin Orange Dressing Broccoli Burgers BBQ Salmon Burgers Simple Nut Burgers

29 05, 2017

Food Allergies: The Facts, Part 2

2019-05-27T11:19:49-04:00May 29th, 2017|allergies, Blog, Celiac, Digestion, Food Allergies, food sensitivities, headaches, holistic health plan, leaky gut, pHof stomach acid, probiotics|Comments Off on Food Allergies: The Facts, Part 2

Wonder whether you have an allergy to dairy OR whether you’re lactose intolerant? We learned last week that there are many ways that we can react to the same foods, in this case, dairy.  Let’s discuss the three ways we can react to casein, the main protein in cow dairy. These are the common symptoms [...]

19 05, 2017

Food Allergies: The Facts, Part 1

2019-05-27T11:19:49-04:00May 19th, 2017|allergies, Blog, Celiac, food sensitivities, leaky gut|1 Comment

Is your Food making you Sick? Are you reacting to food in one way or another and don’t know it? Let’s sort out how we react to various foods and the intensity with which we react. There are certain types of reactions to food that can be delayed up to 48 hours after eating the [...]

13 05, 2017

Hemp Hearts

2019-05-27T11:19:49-04:00May 13th, 2017|Digestion, Heart Health, hemp hearts, holistic health plan, Immunity|Comments Off on Hemp Hearts

Hemp seeds are technically a nut and have a soft, creamy "heart" that has a buttery, nutty flavor They are an excellent source of nutrition: HEALTHY FAT: Hemp seeds are composed of more than 30 percent healthy fats, including the essential fatty acids linoleic acid and alpha-linolenic acid (plant-based omega-3), anti-inflammatory effect. They also contain gamma-linolenic acid, [...]

29 04, 2017

Your Sinus Survival Guide

2019-05-27T11:19:49-04:00April 29th, 2017|allergies, Blog, cleanse, Food Allergies, healthy travel tips, holistic health plan, Immunity, sore throat remedies|Comments Off on Your Sinus Survival Guide

Do any of these symptoms sound like you or a family member? Always stuffy? Throat perpetually scratchy, froggy, or thick? Head pounding from sinus headache or infection? Multiple trips to the doctor each winter? If you said yes to any of the above, then this Sinus Survival Guide is for you! First, how do sinus [...]