The biochemistry of self-confidence, anxiety, motivation and focus

October 31, 2010

Nutrient and neurotransmitter deficiencies (as well as hormonal imbalances) can contribute to poor self-confidence, low motivation and the blahs, feeling negative and being overly self-critical. Poor self-confidence, worry, overwhelm, anxiety and negativity could all be signs of low serotonin.  Serotonin levels can be increased by: □       Eating enough good quality protein since protein provides amino […]

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Sweet misery & sugar wisdom in the Sacramento magazine

October 30, 2010

I was recently interviewed (together with Dr Dennis Godby ND and Monica Randel, RD) by Cathy Cassinos-Carr for an article in the Health section of The Sacramento Magazine. It is called Sweet Misery: Seven spoonfuls of wisdom about sugar. Cathy has done an amazing job explaining why we don’t want sugar in our diets! “Sugar […]

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No coffee, adrenal support and amino acids: free of anxiety, high energy and great sleep!

October 30, 2010

This is such a great client testimonial that I really want to share it here on my blog. It shows how a few small changes can make the world of difference; that you don’t have to resort to drugs for anxiety or sleep or energy drinks for fatigue! And that you can feel on top […]

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Do you crave sugar all the time, use willpower and feel deprived?

October 27, 2010

Do you crave sugar all the time, use willpower and feel deprived? □       Are your sugar cravings out of control? □       Are you the queen of willpower – sometimes – and then you slip up? □       Do you feel guilty when you do slip up and indulge? □       Do you feel deprived when you aren’t […]

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10 Unique Ways to Support You During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 17, 2010

This month is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. And I have 10 unique ways for you to be informed about breast cancer prevention and treatment options. This information was provided by Ellyn Hilliard, MS, Holistic Nutrition (www.cancersurvivorzone.com). Ellyn is wonderful colleague and cancer nutritionist.  We met a number of years ago as I was starting […]

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The Anti-anxiety Food Solution has a cover

October 6, 2010

I am so excited to share the proposed cover of my first book!  Things have been rather quiet on the blogging front over the last few months as I have been busy (very busy!) working on my forthcoming book “The Anti-anxiety Food Solution: How the Foods You Eat Can Help You Calm Your Anxious Mind, […]

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Warming Nourishing Sweet Potato and Ginger Soup Recipe

October 6, 2010

It’s the first sign of Fall and we’ve actually had our first chill in the air in Sacramento, CA.  I really love this time of the year – beautiful sunny days that aren’t too hot, lovely crisp mornings and evenings and the leaves are starting to turn golden. So it’s time for a yummy fall […]

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