21/ June, 2017
Last week we started answering the question, “Why Organic?”
While I am not hard-core about eating organic (at least not yet), I am aware every day in my work the large list of endocrine disruptors in our world nowadays. Eating organically grown and farmed food is one way to decrease the toxic load on our bodies.
This week I want to give you a very short summary of the areas of your body involved in the detox process.
16/ June, 2017
Here is the ‘Dirty Dozen’ that you can avoid and the ‘Clean Fifteen’ that you can add to your meal plans for a healthy and hormone-balanced body.
08/ June, 2017
It was a sunny day in Manhattan Beach, California. I was by the ocean, walking my son Anthony when he was about one year old. I was with my friends Vicky, whose daughter was also 1 year old, and Kate, the veteran of the group – her daughter was already two years old.
02/ December, 2016
“’Tis the season” – of junk food and running around – and it’s in full swing.
I don’t know about you, but I’m already challenged in keeping my usual schedule of activities – work, exercise, family – from bursting at the seams with additional holiday activities, trips, and other random schedule changes.
25/ November, 2015
There are zillions of articles at this time of year about food and eating, so here is my advice as a doctor and also as a “midlife” woman trying to keep a semblance of a waistline during this most junk-food, or comfort food, or just FOOD, filled time of year.
Here are just a few pointers:
18/ November, 2013
My interest in trying the Fast Metabolism Diet came from 2 things: first, several patients bringing it up to me, and second, many of my patients telling me they want to lose weight only using food. Up to now my biases have been these: due to my personality and my super busy life, I DO like meal replacements – shakes, bars, etc, and I DON’T like counting anything – calories, points, etc. Let me clarify that Haylie Pomroy does sell her own shakes and bars, and I will most likely try these at some point, but I was determined to not use them in order to really try to use only food and see how I felt.