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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Fibromyalgia, or chronic fatigue syndrome, has increased by 200 to 400 percent in the last decade and now affects approximately 6-12 million Americans. It’s a syndrome with symptoms of hormonal, sleep and autonomic control dysfunctions. Those with fibromyalgia often suffer from widespread pain in muscles, poor sleep, and low energy levels. Co-existing conditions are food reactivities and irritable bowel syndrome, migraine headaches, chronic sinusitis, restless leg syndrome and sleep apnea. Medical treatment… Read More

My dear second cousin died of lung cancer last night at midnight. This is a horrible disease and it strikes so quickly. The cancer metasticized and reached his lymph nodes and then I think he and we all knew. It's a sad day for our family. It happened so fast and it pains me that I couldn't have been with him when he passed. Of course, as a nutritionist, my thoughts turn… Read More

The power behind Dr. Barry Sears’s Zone diet is that it offers people simple techniques to be used as part of their eating plan, which makes lower-calorie eating on a high-protein, moderate-carb plan simply easier to follow.  I’ve made a list below of a few of the techniques that I’ve used successfully  to help “stay in the zone,” as Dr. Sears calls it, and keeping to a 40-30-30 ratio of carbs, proteins and… Read More