Is Your Brain Starved? 3 Signs You’re Not Eating Enough

Growing up in the low-fat era it was drilled into my subconscious mind that fat was the devil and that the only way to stay slim was through counting every little calorie that crossed my lips. The emergence of the supermodel era didn’t help either. 25 years later, not much has changed. Now we’re scared of carbs and have bought …

Protein 101

I’ve been getting a lot of emails lately asking about what I eat, and more specifically, the role protein plays in healing. As a high copper, undermethylated individual, I thrive on a high protein diet. Yes, that’s right, a high protein diet. Contrary to all those “studies” citing how bad animal protein is for us, the role protein plays in …

Histamine: Mast Cell Disorder or Methylation Imbalance?

If you think you may suffer from histamine intolerance, a mast cell disorder, mastocytosis, or mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS), and are researching like mad trying to figure out how to overcome it, then this article is for you. Before I begin, you need to know that mast cell degranulation/histamine intolerance are completely different issues to undermethylation. Where folks get …

4 Things to Ask Yourself When Your Diet Stops Working

Since the day you were born, mass media has been conditioning you to think within its conventional box. This is why most of us have such a hard time becoming independent thinkers, unable to connect to our own innate intelligence. This is especially true when it comes to diet and healthy living. Nutrition facts, buzzwords such as “raw”, “gluten-free” and …

8 Easy Ways to Get Healthy for Less in 2015

2015 is your year, right? Yet here’s the challenge: how can you do it without breaking the bank and spending all your time in the kitchen? Like you, I’m super busy and don’t have time for elaborate meals, so I totally get how you feel. To help you along, here are my secrets to help you stay in tip-top shape …

3 Big Diet Mistakes That Are Ruining Your Health

Recently, I wrote an article about how what you eat has everything to do with how well you perform at work. Many loved the article and appreciated the tips, while others thought I was the anti-christ for recommending animal products for brain health. I remember when I first began my own healing journey. I was not yet a practitioner, and …

Juice Cleanse: Healthy or Inflammatory?

If you’re like a lot of folks chances are you’ll probably be embarking on a cleanse come January. And if you’re reading this post, I bet you are a savvy individual that keeps up with all the latest health trends. But what if I told you that the typical cleanse, usually involving lots of green juice, could actually be creating …

15 Lessons Learned From World Leaders in Brain Health

Recently I was in Chicago attending Walsh Research Institute’s Annual Symposium, Nutrient Power: Advanced Methods to Heal Brain Disorders, lead by Dr. William Walsh, PhD, my personal physicians Dr. Albert Mensah, MD and Dr. Judith Bowman, MD, and Dr. Elizabeth Mumper, MD. As I sat there listening, a feeling of gratitude coursed throughout my body, mingled with moments of holding …

3 Reasons Multi-Vitamins Cause More Harm Than Good

Everywhere you turn these days someone is touting the importance of taking a multi-vitamin from doctors to health coaches and everything in between. I even bought into this myth myself at one point in time. The reasoning is that even with a healthy diet, you’re still not getting enough nutrients from your food. But what if I told you that …

PCOS, Endometriosis, Fibroids and Getting Your Cycle Back

For most of my life I struggled with amenorrhea (lack of menstruation) and dysmenorrhea (painful periods). These days, the school of thought concerning dietary principles for menstrual disorders is a plant-based one, often eating certain foods at different phases of your cycle. For example, I was told to have 2 tablespoons of pumpkin or flaxseeds daily from the new moon …