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 though I don’t get several weeks off every summer, it does take pressure...
How Our Bodies Detoxify

How Our Bodies Detoxify

Last week we started answering the question, “Why Organic?” While I am not hard-core about eating organic (at least not yet), I am aware every day in my work the large list of endocrine disruptors in our world nowadays. Eating organically grown and farmed food is one...
Don’t Eat Toxins. Go Organic!

Don’t Eat Toxins. Go Organic!

It was a sunny day in Manhattan Beach, California. I was by the ocean, walking my son Anthony when he was about one year old. I was with my friends Vicky, whose daughter was also 1 year old, and Kate, the veteran of the group – her daughter was already two years old....
WebMD wrong about “resting metabolism”

WebMD wrong about “resting metabolism”

I recently read an article in the January-February edition of the WebMD magazine entitled “Your Body’s Inner Engine”. The article itself is actually okay, discussing the impact of sleep, protein, and weight-loss speed on your resting metabolic rate. (I’ll come back to...