What are the Different Types of Inflammation

What are the Different Types of Inflammation? These days we hear so much about inflammation.  Avoid it, reduce it, don’t do things that inflame the body and the mind.  But what exactly is inflammation, what are the different types of inflammation, is it truly harmful to our health, and if so, why is it so harmful? Very simply put, inflammation is the body’s reaction to infection or tissue damage. Our bodies respond to send agents to the offended/damaged site in … Continue reading

How to Improve Gut Health – part 2 of 2

Five Steps to Good Gut Health – part 2 of 2 In the last post we talked about eating whole, unprocessed foods and identifying and eliminating food sensitivities and allergies… how to improve gut health. Here are steps 3 – 5 to help you along the way! Step #3 – Balance the Bacteria As previously mentioned, there are millions of bacteria in your gut and the vast majority of these bacteria are essential for your good health. When we’re in … Continue reading

New TV Episode of Thin Strong Healthy…Cod Dinner with Tomato Tapenade

Cod Dinner with Tomato Tapenade You’ll definitely want to check this out! We focus on the benefits of eating fish, but more importantly I share an easy, delicious recipe you will love!  And…you can use the sundried tomato tapenade on more than just white fish! Take a look: Let me know if you try it and if you come up with other ways to use the tapenade. I can’t tell you how good it is in or on an ommellette!  … Continue reading

Gut Health

Five Steps to Good Gut Health – Part 1 of 2 I want to share five different steps over the next two weeks that you can implement today to help you enjoy good gut health. Each of these steps independently will have a significant impact on your overall mental and physical well being, as they are intricately linked. Attempting to adopt too many steps into your lifestyle at once can feel overwhelming. My experience with my coaching clients is that … Continue reading

Becoming Gluten Free

Becoming Gluten Free Me So many people have concerns about how gluten affects them.  I hear from many of them, and one of the threads that comes through all the time is how confusing it all is.  They’d like to reduce or eliminate gluten, but they don’t know who or what to believe and where to begin.  To that end, I am teaching a simple two module course that will help answer questions and clear up a lot of this … Continue reading

Did you know 40% of Americans are Obese?  Here are 5 tips to help you reverse obesity…

Did you know 40% of Americans are Obese?  Here are 5 tips to help you reverse obesity… Did you know 40% of Americans are Obese? It’s true! It’s a shocking and very troubling statistic I heard on TV yesterday, and here’s the really scary part. The study was done of Americans in 2015 and 2016. It doesn’t even give us an idea of what’s happening to us now in 2017 and 2018! There is so much to share with you, … Continue reading

How to Read a Food Label

Anyone Out There Confused About How to Read a Food Label? There’s so much confusion and misinformation about how to read a food label.  I wish I could say the confusion created by food companies is unintentional, but I don’t believe that.  For the processed food companies, profit is the name of the game… The simple fact is that the front of a package is for advertising. It’s marketing pure and simple, and what most people don’t realize is that it … Continue reading

Losing Weight

What about losing weight and Hara Hachi Bu? You need to know what I know…I don’t say that to be arrogant.  I say it because I desperately want to help so many people. First of all, I don’t like to talk about losing weight.  Losing is associated with finding.  Too many of us find the weight we lose and then often find even more of that weight.  I want to help you “release” your unwanted weight so it’s gone…so you … Continue reading

Addicted to Junk Food?

Are You Addicted to Junk Food? Are you addicted to junk food? No? Let’s try a little experiment: double bacon cheeseburger … pepperoni pizza with extra cheese … doughnuts … ice cream …extra-large order of french fries … potato chips… soda…your favorite cookies… candy bars… If just reading that list of nutritionally deficient foods got your mouth watering and had you searching for your car keys to run out and grab a quick fix, you just might be addicted to … Continue reading

Guide for Depression – Free for You…I Have Been There…

Admitting Depression and a Free Focus Guide for Depression… When you’re dealing with depression, understanding what you’re dealing with and having a few things you can do to help yourself feel better are really important.  As a former sufferer of chronic depression, I put together a Free Focus Guide for Depression to help you do things today that will help you begin to feel better tomorrow. One of the things I’ve had to do in order to help others is to open … Continue reading