heart disease

4 11 2015

How’s your Fiber Intake?

A few weeks ago, Lara came to see me about refining her eating and exercise.  She hadn’t been feeling quite right for the last few months.  Although she needed to lose a few kilo, weight loss wasn’t her issue.  She was fairly educated as far as nutrition and exercise was concerned but she was having [...]

28 05 2015

Don’t Be Late—Preventative Measures

There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t see someone who has one of the classic adult diseases; meaning, diabetes, high blood pressure, or high cholesterol.  In many cases, the ramifications of these diseases have already begun to set in and the client is already being medicated.  Sometimes, they are feeling some side [...]

16 07 2014

Go for the Whole Grains

Why in the world would someone take whole wheat grain, crack the grain, pulverize it with rollers, and separate the endosperm from the dark, fibrous bran and the wheat embryo?  Why would they take out important nutrients, vitamins, unsaturated fats, fiber and magnesium?  And if intact grains are so healthy, why did we stop eating [...]

14 05 2014

Stress and Heart Disease

The ill effects of stress are unending.  You have undoubtedly read about all the results of being over stressed, including pain of any kind, digestive disorders, sleep disorders, depression, obesity (and the inability to properly lose weight), autoimmune diseases and skin conditions such as eczema.  But perhaps the most frightening result of all is the [...]