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9 09, 2017

The BeWell Approach to Teen Complaints: Anxiety, Headaches, Fatigue, IBS and More…

September 9th, 2017|Blog, Brain and Mental Health, Digestion, Fatigue, Kids|Comments Off on The BeWell Approach to Teen Complaints: Anxiety, Headaches, Fatigue, IBS and More…

We see a lot of teenagers at BeWell Associates. Digestive distress, anxiety, headaches, fatigue, inability to focus;  their symptoms run the gamut of adult problems. It is not uncommon for us to work with a 15 year old whom has a fairly typical triad of complaints: chronic stomach aches, extreme fatigue and focus problems. In this case, [...]

12 08, 2017

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

August 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 [...]

8 07, 2017

Good bugs, not harmful drugs, for baby!

July 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 [...]

24 09, 2016

The Healing Benefits of Bone Broth

September 24th, 2016|amino acids, Blog, Bones and Joints, Brain and Mental Health, cell building, cleanse, Detox and Weight Loss, Digestion, healthy snacks, holistic health plan, Immunity, Kids, nutrition, Paleo|Comments Off on The Healing Benefits of Bone Broth

Bone broth has been around for centuries, but it wasn’t until recently that this healing food has made it into the mainstream. Well-known experts such as Dr. Axe, Dr. Oz, and Dr. Mercola have helped bring this highly nutritious food into the limelight. Bone broth is made by simmering bones and marrow, including ligaments and [...]

10 09, 2016

Is your child struggling with school?

September 10th, 2016|ADD / ADHD, autism, Blog, Kids, mental health, Testimonials|Comments Off on Is your child struggling with school?

Is your child struggling with school already? Know that there ARE ways to improve their focus and behavior that don't require medication. Please listen to this informative webinar that I created with chiropractor Dr. Matt Reyes to find out about the unique and effective program we've developed to help these kids in profound, drug-free ways. [...]

7 05, 2016

Motherhood: my personal story and tips for how to prepare for pregnancy

May 7th, 2016|Blog, fertility, Hormones, infertility, Kids, prepare for pregnancy|Comments Off on Motherhood: my personal story and tips for how to prepare for pregnancy

Photo above: Monica with daughter, Annie in 1987 I was catching up on my People magazine reading when I came across an article interviewing actresses about the compliment they’re most proud of. Almost every single one said it was being told they were a good mom or had well-behaved children. I could really relate to that [...]

19 09, 2015

How You Can Help Your Child With ADHD

September 19th, 2015|Blog, Brain and Mental Health, Kids|Comments Off on How You Can Help Your Child With ADHD

Did you know that many of the symptoms of ADD/ADHD actually mimic the symptoms of certain nutritional deficiencies? What if your child simply needs specific nutrients to improve their focus and behavior rather than drugs? Helping children is one of my passions, so I’m excited to announce a new multidisciplinary program to help children with [...]

12 09, 2015

Kids and Bellyaches: What do they mean?

September 12th, 2015|Blog, Digestion, Food Allergies, Kids|Comments Off on Kids and Bellyaches: What do they mean?

Do you know a child who has constant bellyaches?? If so, here are some tips to help them. Why? Because not only do frequent stomachaches get in the way of learning and fun, but they can signal imbalances that can cause long term health problems. If digestion is not working properly, nutrients cannot be assimilated [...]

1 09, 2015

Quick and Simple School Lunch Ideas Kids Love

September 1st, 2015|Blog, Kids|Comments Off on Quick and Simple School Lunch Ideas Kids Love

September is always busy with back-to-school and the start-up of many fall activities. Parents as well as children are on-the-go and need simple ways to prepare nutritious lunches. Keeping food allergies in mind, here are some pointers on how to make lunch stress-free. Lunches should contain healthy fats, complex carbs and quality proteins. Generally, carbs [...]

14 02, 2015

Vaccines: How to Decide What’s Best for Your Child

February 14th, 2015|Blog, Immunity, Kids|Comments Off on Vaccines: How to Decide What’s Best for Your Child

Whether or not to vaccinate for measles is a hot topic right now. Regardless of which side of the issue you are on, there are some practical measures you can take to protect your beloved children, whether you vaccinate or not. We can't be too careful in protecting our kids when vaccinating. If you do [...]