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About Me

My story begins and ends with food. Not really…but close. My name is Diane Lalomia and I’ve learned a lot about health and wellness that your doctor doesn’t have the time to tell you.  It’s a story about my journey and what I learned while recovering first from the breast cancer in 2011 and sudden cardiac arrest […]

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Healthy Living

True wellness is when your body, mind and spirit are all healthy and balanced. Yes, you ARE what you eat, so skip the chips and do some simple stretches instead.  Whether you just walk around your block or you do marathons, exercise is for everyone, no excuses. Get off the couch! Get up and get going…don’t just sit there. […]

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Recipes

Healthy IS delicious, so check out my recipe collection of clean, organic and nutritious food that you and your family will love. Nutritional information is included with each recipe for your health needs. If you’re eating the right foods, you can eat more food than if you’re eating junk food. No more diets…what a relief! Go […]

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Keep up to date with my newsletter no matter where you are. Don’t miss out on the latest information on functional medicine and breakthroughs in health and wellness. My monthly newsletter, “One Bite at a Time”, has the latest recipes and health tips to keep you up-to-date.  Together we CAN be the BEST that we can be! Subscribe […]

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Latest Posts

Metabolism, Resetting Your Thermostat

September 10, 2016 | No Comments

I lacked energy, I was always tired. I was gaining weight despite exercising. Why? How could I change this? I didn’t want my heart to work harder with these extra pounds. Blood work was done to confirm it wasn’t fluid retention. So what was it? I did what I do best, I researched and I […]

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A Metabolic Approach to Heart Disease

August 5, 2016 | 1 Comment

I have heart disease, but thanks to my metabolic cardiologist, Joel Kahn, MD, I can add life to my years even if I don’t add years to my life. I would much rather have a good quality of life rather than a quantity of life, hooked up to machines. What do you think? Would you take supplements […]

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Staycation and a Still

August 2, 2016 | 1 Comment

This year for Father’s Day, I got my husband a still. What man wouldn’t want a still? So during his vacation last week we stayed home and enjoyed playing. Heck everyone from Chicago vacations here…why shouldn’t we? We didn’t have to pack.  And think of the gas we saved. Who says you have to go […]

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Growing My Gut Garden

July 15, 2016 | No Comments

Microbiome, it’s the new buzzword in the medical community, and it should be. Do you know the bacteria in our gut comprise 10 times the number of cells than in the rest of our entire body? It only makes sense to treat the gut in order to heal the rest of the body. This has […]

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Lavender Fields Forever

July 10, 2016 | 1 Comment

Lavender is known for it’s calming properties, aiding in alleviating anxiety, depression, insomnia and stress. Who couldn’t use a little dose of that? Did you know that lavender can offer so much more?  Lavender oil is also known for its anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antidepressant, antiseptic, antibacterial, and antimicrobial properties. It also has antispasmodic, analgesic, detoxifying, hypotensive, and […]

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Oregano

July 8, 2016 | No Comments

“Joy of the Mountain”, or oregano, is the quintessential herb for healthy living. Did you know that oregano is an antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, and antioxidant, all in one? Who knew such a little plant could be so powerful? Farming According to the NY Times, a chicken farmer decided oregano was his method of farming on […]

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Lemon Balm

June 7, 2016 | 2 Comments

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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Help for Gas and Bloating Naturally

June 6, 2016 | No Comments

Have you ever felt bloated, can’t lose that extra fat, especially around your middle? I know I’ve been down that road one to many times. I discovered a few natural ways to ease the discomfort and help your body’s metabolism to take off those unwanted pounds and let the gas out of your spare tire. […]

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When Life Gives You Lemons…

June 1, 2016 | No Comments

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?

May 31, 2016 | No Comments

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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