Breast Cancer, Bones, and Broccoli

October is breast cancer awareness month when people all over the world show their support for women affected by this devastating disease. Breast cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in women, the first being skin cancer. It is estimated that 1 in 8...

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The Body Follows the Mind

When I started out on my integrative health and wellness journey 20 years ago, one of the first books that I read was The Biology of Belief by Dr. Bruce Lipton. In this book, Dr. Lipton, a cell biologist, explores how the power of the mind can have a commanding...

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Are you feeding or starving your stress?

When life is uncertain, it creates fear, anxiety, and internal unrest. Last week I talked about how using soothing essential oils can impact the emotional center of our brain and help get us out of “fight or flight” and into a place of relaxation. There are also many...

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Relieving Stress and Overwhelm Naturally

I have spoken to many people lately that are simply overwhelmed with life.  Everyone from parents to teachers, those unemployed to business owners, millennials to seniors. For so many, this “new” normal is leaving people of every age feeling strained and stressed....

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10 Herbs and Spices that add more than just flavor!

If you follow my newsletters or Facebook Live videos, you notice I talk a lot about how systemic inflammation and oxidative stress are related to many chronic diseases, from heart disease to cancer and osteoporosis.  I often talk about foods that are anti-inflammatory...

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The Power of Purification

Labor Day traditionally marks the end of summer.  Vacation mode is over and it is time to get back into a healthier groove. Although this wasn’t the typical summer of socializing, back yard barbeques, and relaxing vacations, I suspect that, like me, many of you found...

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No Butts About It!

If you are like me, you have been sitting more than ever these last 6 months. Long hours of sitting have been cited to increase your risk for cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, cancers and can actually lead to a condition called “dead butt syndrome.” No joke! It...

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Catch of the Day: Be sure the fish you’re eating is healthy

Fish is one of the healthiest foods we can eat. It is an excellent source of protein, it is packed with the anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids, and chocked full of many important vitamins and minerals needed to build a healthy body and stronger bones. However,...

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Intermittent Fasting: Is it right for you?

Two weeks ago, in my Breakfast Makeover blog, I suggested that it was not “when” you broke your overnight fast that was important but “how.” Several wrote to me asking about my “take” on Intermittent Fasting. So, I am going to give you some insight on intermittent...

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Astronauts and Aging: What do they have in common?

In a historic mission, SpaceX has safely sent NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station (ISS) and safely returned them home again. This is the first time since 2011 that the US has sent astronauts into space on an American rocket. ...

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Initially, I went to Susan Brady because my family doctor told me to take a holiday from the prescription bone density medicine that I had been taking it for many years. I avoid dairy since I am lactose intolerant and sensitive to dairy protein. I was confident that Susan could recommend a superior quality calcium, balanced with other supplements that would help provide the nutrients I needed for bone health. In addition to recommendations for supplements, she has evaluated my diet and my exercise regimen, making suggestions as needed. With guidance from Susan I have been able to maintain bone health without additional bone density medicine for several years now. ~K.N.


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