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Self Care is Part of Prevention

I must confess that changing over to a monthly newsletter was motivated by 2 very different reasons. First and foremost I felt that lengthening the time between newsletters would allow me to pull together better quality material in a very concise format that would also serve to lighten your inbox load. My second motivation has…

How to Improve Gut Health

Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.” And while this may not be 100% true for every disease in every person, more and more research shows that our gut (digestive system) has a bigger role in many diseases than we used to think. And we’re not just talking about heartburn, constipation, diarrhea, IBS, IBD,…

Can Poor Quality Sleep Contribute to Weight Gain? You Bet it Can!

So we can all agree that good quality sleep is important right? Well sure it is!  Good quality sleep improves our energy levels. While we sleep it is the key time for our bodies to detoxify and to repair. Sleep helps us to keep our circadian rhythms moving along just tickety-boo. And darn it, a…