Weaning Off Medications

Q: Currently I am taking 2 presciptions for high blood pressure, 3 over-the-counter medicines for allergies, an anti-anxiety medication, and a pill for cholesterol. I would really like to not take anything at all! What is the best way to get off all these medicines?...

What’s the Deal with Gluten?

So, what is the deal with gluten?  Is it the same as wheat?  Isn’t whole wheat good for you?  Do I HAVE to avoid it?  If I avoid it, what the heck do I eat??? Gluten is a sticky protein found in wheat and related grains.  It helps breads rise and have a fluffy...

Cedar Fever Solution

The time of year is upon us…December through February…the dreaded Cedar Season. No fear: your allergies are fix-able. Follow this step-by-step process and by next year, your cedar allergies will be at least 50% improved.   1. Clean up your diet: your...

Boosting Your Immune System

Q:  Hi Nicole, I have a personal problem… Of course everyone around me is sick right now, and I keep fighting off sickness myself. My main recurring problem, is that sickness always seems to go straight to my chest/lungs. I’m not sure why? It’s awful...

Take Control: How to Relieve Stress with Meditation

Most of us have been there at some point — can’t stop thinking, fraught with worry, over-analyzing, can’t sleep well or relax easily, anxiety flares up, stress mounts, every upset or bump in the road feels overwhelming, etc. Sometimes this is a...

Nutrition: The Hidden Key to a Healthy Body

What is the link between our diet and our health?  EVERYTHING!  A proper diet nourishes your health, an improper diet can destroy it.  Want to stay off of medications?  Eat healthy foods. In the 1980s when I was in elementary school, I remember learning the “4...