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My Weight Loss Story

My Weight Loss Story

I specialize in helping people have more energy and less weight. https://youtu.be/pEsIOAA5KM8 Did you know that even modest weight loss can improve or prevent the health problems associated with...

Face masks are not political

Face masks are not political

There's a wrong way to be independent Not a lot of people know I used to be a registered Republican. Yup. When I was in medical school at UC Irvine in the late 1980’s, I realized that in Orange...

Stay Safe From Coronavirus

Stay Safe From Coronavirus

I recorded this short video to share some thoughts to try to temper the fear that is building up around Covid-19. I am also concerned, but I'm aware of how much we can do to keep ourselves healthy...

Love, Sweet Love!

Love, Sweet Love!

“Looooove is a many splendored thing…” Then why are so many of us so bad at it? It's estimated that half of all people who get married in the U.S. will end up divorcing. How can this be? Webinar on...

Lifespan Vs Healthspan

Lifespan Vs Healthspan

“Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.” - John Lennon It’s January when most people make new plans – or re-commit to old plans – about their health. Last month I went to...

PNP Sandwich

PNP Sandwich

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsCkOPxYYHI&feature=youtu.be “If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.”— Jack Kornfield Who is your harshest critic? I criticize myself...

5 Tips to Stay Healthy During Summer

5 Tips to Stay Healthy During Summer

Summer can either be a time to work on your health or to let it go completely. Because I like happy mediums, here are my thoughts on how to strike a balance. Tip #1 – Get some extra sleep. Many of...

Gratitude Boosts Your Health

Gratitude Boosts Your Health

Over the years, I have been fascinated by the physiology of emotion. Everyone has experienced the negative impact of emotion on your own physiology. For example, you might feel a “knot in your...

5 Health Benefits of Coffee

5 Health Benefits of Coffee

Coffee is one of the world’s most popular beverages. Thanks to its high levels of antioxidants and beneficial nutrients, it also seems to be quite healthy. Studies show that coffee drinkers have a...

Support Your Adrenals

Support Your Adrenals

Fall is falling, the days are getting shorter. My “baby” is now 17 years old and has started his senior year of high school. Quiet Summer is in my rear view mirror and a busy Fall is now in full...

Self-Care is Not Selfish

Self-Care is Not Selfish

You can’t pour from an empty cup. As we get ready to wind up summer and send our kids back to school, I am here to remind you to take care of yourself as well. Maybe when I say that, you say to...

Sleep helps you lose weight

Sleep helps you lose weight

Why didn’t I become a school teacher? My friend Sue is making wonderful plans for her summer break from her job as a special needs teacher for our public school district. I’m jealous. OK, even...

Vitamin D – the Sunshine Hormone

Vitamin D – the Sunshine Hormone

Vitamin D is misnamed. It’s not a vitamin – it’s actually a hormone. It is literally shaped with the same basic steroid hormone frame that comes from cholesterol. And unless you are a 20-year-old...

“Just OK”? or “Great!”

“Just OK”? or “Great!”

I hope your summer is going not just “OK”, but great! I cringe when a patient tells me their doctor said their lab results were “OK”, or that they are in “the normal range”. Has this happened to...