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Stoned on Excessive Oxalates

Here I am working hard to get healthy and learn that some foods I’ve been eating may have actually been more detrimental than helpful. This epiphany has evolved over time, but it’s hard to realize that you’ve sabotaged yourself and left your body “stoned”. In the medical world, the word oxalates brings in the nephrologists […]

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New Year, New Me…

Want to adventure into recreating yourself this New Year? Join me on a epicurean delight that is healing not only to the body, but the mind and soul as well. I am on a quest to heal my body and my heart by healing my digestive tract first. Metabolic dysfunction is the root of all chronic disease […]

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Christmas Without the Carbs

My father in law was right, candy is poison. I’ve learned the hard way, ‘father knows best’. “The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” ― Ann Wigmore You’ve heard the expression, “…if Momma ain’t happy, nobody’s happy?” I believe “if my […]

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Thankful?

What are you grateful for, this Thanksgiving, in the year 2016? On a personal level, I am grateful for life and pray for peace to heal our land. This year, 2016, America finds itself shattered more than any recent time in history. Even now, a couple of weeks post election, there are people who aren’t happy with […]

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Lemon Balm

Need a stress buster? Try a cup of lemon balm and ginger tea to calm the jittery nerves, and ease the muscle tension that can lead to migraine headaches. Lemon balm is a great memory enhancer too. So next time you’re studying for a test, try a little lemon balm tea for a refreshing memory […]

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When Life Gives You Lemons…

There’s something about lemons in water that makes me feel so good. I feel more refreshed, I feel more hydrated than by drinking just water alone. Just smelling lemons puts me in a better mood. I wondered why. And hence I fell down another rabbit hole.  Oh…my ADD is kicking in, last night we saw “Alice […]

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An Apple a Day…But Vinegar?

An apple a day keeps the doctor away…right? Well, this is one way an apple may keep you from the doctor forever. If you’re lucky. Apple cider vinegar has more claims to cures than Carter has liver pills. But this one’s all natural and it’s been around almost forever. Dr. Kahn, my metabolic cardiologist, suggested […]

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