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The Hormone Hierarchy
The hormone hierarchy allows us to address the preceding factors first — those that affect other hormones beneath them in the hierarchy.
A Prep-Ahead DIY Fasting Mimicking Diet Menu
Many of you have experienced the Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD) with us at RIFM, and we’ve heard your feedback on the positive results! As we start off the New Year with a renewed commitment to our health, the Fasting Mimicking Diet can be a powerful tool.
The Power of Fasting
Fasting is more than just a health trend. If you’ve heard whispers about the transformative power of fasting but haven’t yet ventured into this realm, now is the perfect time to explore the ancient wisdom and modern science of fasting.
Food & Mood: Take Control of Your Mental Health
Mood disorders like anxiety and depression are increasing. But understanding the critical link between food and mood can empower you to take back control of your mental health.
Inflammation: The Underlying Cause of Chronic Disease
Inflammation is a normal response of our body’s immune system … but it can sometimes run amok, leading to all kinds of problems.
Chronic Health Issues
Chronic health issues are now the most common medical problems we deal with. How can you avoid the wave of chronic health issues?
Understanding, Diagnosing, & Treating Lyme Disease
The number of Lyme disease cases in the US is greater than breast cancer, yet its still widely misunderstood and misdiagnosed.
Age Is Just a Number
Imagine the aging process in your body slowing down. Can we decelerate aging and live a vibrant life as we grow older? Wonder no more. We know that behaviors such as smoking, alcohol, and inadequate sleep can speed up the aging process. There are also many steps we can take to counteract the impact of…
Discover the Health Benefits of Turmeric Ginger Tea | My Daughter’s Daily Elixir
Health Benefits of Turmeric Ginger Tea A Delicious and Nutritious Daily Ritual Do you know what my daughter Abigail’s latest obsession is? It’s a little cup of tea, (or really more like multiple cups) made with turmeric and ginger, and it’s become part of her daily routine. As a parent, I couldn’t be happier…
Coach’s Corner: What are Healthy Carbs?
Are You Afraid of Carbs? Carbohydrates are a frequent topic of conversation in coaching sessions. My clients often want to know: How many and what kinds of carbs should I eat? If I remove processed carbs from my diet, won’t I experience low energy? Should I avoid carbs? The answer to that question relies…
A New Year Reset with the Fasting-Mimicking Diet
Everyone is talking about anti-aging and anti-cancer therapies these days. They’re looking for a quick fix. But what if I told you that there IS a way that has been shown to boost stem cells and recycle aging, inefficient cells in order to improve your metabolism? What if there were an easy treatment…
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Last week I talked generally about gastrointestinal disorders. Today I’d like to talk more specifically about irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS. IBS is more than just gas and bloating after meals. And it’s more than simply mild abdominal pains, poor digestion, etc. IBS is actually an inflammatory disorder of your GI tract that can…
GI Functional Disorders
All health starts in the gut. This is a mantra that was first echoed in Ayurvedic medicine 4000 years ago. This ancient healing tradition considered the gut as the primary source of disease. 4000 years later, with all of our advances in medicine, we have finally come full-circle to acknowledge that the ancients…