28/ June, 2018
Why didn’t I become a school teacher?
My friend Sue is making wonderful plans for her summer break from her job as a special needs teacher for our public school district. I’m jealous.
OK, even though I don’t get several weeks off every summer, it does take pressure off my schedule that my son is out of school (it helps even more that he is away at camp for 6 weeks in Pennsylvania). Just that extra half hour of sleep in the morning makes such a difference.
In my patients working on weight loss, I see the difference enough sleep makes.
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.
24/ March, 2017
I recently read an article in the January-February edition of the WebMD magazine entitled “Your Body’s Inner Engine”. The article itself is actually okay, discussing the impact of sleep, protein, and weight-loss speed on your resting metabolic rate. (I’ll come back to summarize these points later in this blog.)
13/ February, 2017
I join with Rosie Bank to show you how to get healthy and lose weight. We will serve you delicious healthy refreshments.
Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM
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: