Ten Steps to Prevent Heart Disease

  February is “Heart Disease Awareness” month so in honor of it, I wanted to give you 10 tips to reduce your risk. Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is not a single disease, but a complex of diseases of varied causes. Some of the recognized causes of heart disease include damage to the heart muscle or … Continued

The Value of Vitamin D

The Value of Vitamin D It’s that time of year again…winter in Michigan when our sun exposure is limited and the days are cold and dreary. This is the time of year that I usually recommend an increase in vitamin D. For people in colder states, the main reason is due to our lack of … Continued

How to stop worrying

How to stop worrying Scientific research suggests that stress and worry can negatively affect one’s health. As much as it is a great idea to stop worrying, most people can’t or don’t know how to stop. Not long ago a patient suggested a blog to me by Mira Kelley called “How to stop worrying”. I have summarized the key … Continued

Cranberry Sauce

1 bag of cranberries 1/2 cup of honey 1/2 cup of coconut sugar (optional) 1 orange Sprinkle clove and cinnamon to taste. Add the cranberries to a medium size pot with one cup of water, bring to a boil. Zest the peel of the orange. Add honey and spices and orange zest to the cranberries. … Continued

Road Map for a Healthy Holiday

The Holiday Season is upon us. For those who are interested in having a healthier holiday season here are some tips to follow: Plan ahead. When you are going to a family gathering or a holiday party and know that the food isn’t going to be healthy, be sure to have a snack or lite … Continued

Golden Milk

Looking for a way to get more turmeric into your diet? If so, look no further! Consuming turmeric is a great way to increase antioxidants, boost your immune system and reduce inflammation. Turmeric can also be added to any food and is a great base for many spice blends. But for those who want to … Continued

Cell Phone Risks

The effect that cell phones have on health is a wild card for consumers right now. And because most people can’t live without their cell phone, it won’t change anytime soon. At this time, no one knows how much harm cell phone or EMF’s (electromagnetic frequencies) are doing to our health. Back in 1996, when … Continued

The Value of Vacation

The Value of Vacation A few weeks ago, a co-worker forwarded me an article by the Harvard Business Review entitled “Give Yourself Permission to Work Fewer Hours.” A week prior, I had just returned from taking a few days off for the fourth of July. Of the four days I was gone, it took me … Continued