[Mood, energy, health] Chocolate and Maca

From fasting to feasting!
I hope you enjoyed reading about the significant health benefits of intermittent fasting in my last post. There are so many health benefits related to fasting beyond simply losing weight. Lots of great research supporting it as an amazing lifestyle intervention.
You’ll definitely be hearing more about fasting due to the growing body of research showing how it positively impacts so many health conditions.
Now I want to spend just a bit more time on the need to feast as well! Feasting …

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Fasting, mTOR, autophagy…and the importance of the feast!

This article will address:

Why I am an advocate of intermittent fasting
The health benefits of fasting (it’s more than just weight loss)
How fasting has been shown to preserve learning and memory function!
Why fasting is a great idea for menopausal women!
What’s the fuss about mTOR and autophagy, and what’s it have to do with fasting?
How fasting supports your circadian rhythm and a healthy gut microbiome
Why you still need to feast!

I just returned from traveling to Poland, and …

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When your goal is more than just weight loss…say NO to diabetes and pain!

I hope you are all enjoying some of the favorite Keto-Alkaline® shakes from my recent Magic Menopause (class 3) participants…yummy…and so healthy for you…
Today I’m going to share a few of the ladies’ favorite recipes for delicious Keto-Alkaline meals as well.
How do these sound?
Sweet Potato Noodles with Cream Spinach in Cashew Sauce…OMG. A gluten-free, easy to make recipe that is absolutely delicious. And what about shrimp and grits! And there are several more… so healthy and creative! See below and we’ll be …

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[Our Fav Yummy Recipes] Time to shake things up!

It’s hard to think yet about Spring…with the gloomy weather that many of us are experiencing…but the change in season will be here before we know it. Spring is my favorite season as it means the rebirth of all the beauty in my garden; the greening of the marsh and spectacular colors that are blossoming. I enjoy the increasing sunlight, earth’s re-awakening…and walking in my yard with grass under my bare feet. 
And I look forward to Holy week and the sense of new beginnings …

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A Fresh Start to Getting Back Into Balance (3 Steps)

As I write this note on New Year’s Day I am sitting here wrapped up in blankets…curled up by the fire in front of my family’s Christmas tree.
It is quiet here now. The laughter and chaos from having all my girls and family members together is now simply another treasured memory. The peacefulness of the scene was so beckoning that I moved from my office to finish my daily journaling, trying to capture how truly grateful I am to be surrounded by such love …

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[Young at age 71] Intimate and in love

I had the great pleasure of talking with one of my community members recently, a woman named Kathy Weibel. I love when I get these opportunities, and meeting Kathy did not disappoint! She is a rockstar in my eyes… so vibrant at the young age of 71… and what a wonderful attitude and perspective.
I wanted to share some of that conversation with you today.
Doesn’t Kathy look terrific? And wait until you hear how she FEELS as well…
She remarried at the age of …

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Resilience and beauty: Alpine Rose stem cells and more youthful skin

“La Vie En Rose. It is the French way of saying, ‘I am looking at the world through rose-coloured glasses.”                          – Audrey Hepburn
Will you look at the world with rose-coloured glasses with me?  It’s the same as looking at the world with the glass half full mentality.  It’s a beautiful way to approach life.  My mother used to say that to me all the time.
Focusing on the positives in life …

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Kick-Start a New Keto-Alkaline You!

My Keto-Alkaline® Diet, also referred to by me as my “K-A lifestyle” (Kick-Ass!)…really makes me feel fabulous…and I want that for you, too.

Here I will also answer a couple of common questions regarding getting started on a Keto-Alkaline Diet. These are questions I routinely get in my hormone reset and detox programs. In future blogs I will try and continue answering additional questions, so do feel free to email my team at any time and ask YOUR questions, too.
So excited to …

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Diving Deep into Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Today I have a guest blog from Dr. Brianne Grogan, PT, DPT.
I interviewed Brianne a while ago for a Couch Talk podcast focused on Pelvic Health…if you missed that, you can still view it here.

As I have been talking about for a while now, keeping your overall sexual health in optimal shape as you age involves a lot of things…you need to have the right diet and exercise, reduce your stress and nurture your relationship, address dryness and other vaginal atrophy symptoms, …

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Combining Alkaline and Ketogenic Diets for Greater Health

I hope you had a chance to read my previous blog on the many health benefits of an alkaline diet and my blog on the benefits (and potential drawbacks) of a keto diet… If you haven’t, I would suggest that you do so prior to reading this blog, as this information builds upon that material.
In this blog I’ll be talking about the benefits of combining a ketogenic diet to your alkaline diet and lifestyle.
First some history.
While research studies overwhelmingly showed benefits to a …

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