How Fasting Can Help You Become Healthier, Thinner and Insulin Sensitive

Fasting for greater health
So first, let’s just talk about what fasting is. It isn’t about what you eat, but when you eat it (although you’ll get better health results if you eat a healthy diet when not fasting!). So all of you who are focused on achieving weight management and better health simply by cutting calories…you need to throw that concept out the window!
Fasting is when we restrict ourselves from the intake of food, not through intentional calorie restriction, but through meal timing …

Read Full Post →

Put more Oxytocin into your life for a healthier you

So many lifestyle considerations beyond just diet can impact your health. Sometimes you need to spend a bit of time (and play detective) to figure out what is going on.
Hormone imbalance and many of the challenges women experience in perimenopause or menopause (including packing on the pounds and having trouble getting rid of belly fat) can often be traced back to too much cortisol.
And did you know that too much cortisol impacts your blood sugar levels? And it is your blood sugar levels …

Read Full Post →

Keto Diet: 10 Benefits (& Potential Drawbacks)

Now on to Keto diets.
Keto diets work. Even among patients initially doubtful, once they get into ketosis and see impressive, gratifying, often times instant results, they become believers.
If you didn’t read my previous blog on the significant health benefits of an alkaline diet, please consider reviewing that here. And after you learn more about the health effects of a keto diet (in this blog), my next blog will talk about the power of combining the two in my Keto-Alkaline® Diet.
You can also …

Read Full Post →

Bone broth liquid gold…become a natural fat burner!

I had an amazing interview earlier this year with Dr. Bone Broth herself, Dr. KellyAnn Petrucci. 
Did you see it?
In it, I learned all about how this “liquid gold” helped thousands of people lose up to 15 lbs in just 21 days. And also, how it was so healthy for them in many other ways…supporting their hormones and even reducing wrinkles! “I’m In!”
In my Magic Menopause™ program my ladies have loved bone broth. It is so alkalizing and supportive of balanced hormones and …

Read Full Post →

Neurology Meets Gynecology at the Microbiome

I had the great honor to interview one of my favorite people in the world, Dr. David Perlmutter.
He has been my mentor, as well as a mentor for the entire functional medicine community, for more than a decade. I admit I am somewhat of a “groupie” when it comes to listening to every word of his research, perspective and insights.
Listen to this amazing interview which focuses on the importance of your gut microbiome in keeping you healthy and in keeping your brain performing …

Read Full Post →

The Many Benefits of Ketosis

keto-alkaline diet

Along with living an alkaline lifestyle, one of the key principles of my Magic Menopause hormone reset program is eating a ketogenic-friendly diet. This diet puts your body in a fat-burning state called ketosis. My program’s Keto-Alkaline® Diet includes ketogenic methodologies.
It also incorporates the “reality of everyday life” into one’s diet. I’ll explain what I mean about this in just a moment.
First, for those of you who aren’t familiar with ketosis, let me give you a short overview.
A ketogenic diet is a diet …

Read Full Post →