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Watch My TV Interview On GO-TV – “Nutrition Factors”

Posted on May 6, 2018 | in diet and lifestyle, food trends, vitamins and minerals, weight management

Watch My TV Interview On GO-TV – “Nutrition Factors”

I was interviewed last month by Cecilia Gutierrez, President of the Ossining Rotary Club, about nutrition and why it’s so important for children and their families. “Nutrition Factors” is currently being shown on Greater Ossining TV (GO-TV) and is also being used as an intro to a culinary nutrition program in the Ossining Public Schools. Watch it here on YouTube. I hope you enjoy...

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Detoxification – Pathways and Key Nutrients

Posted on Apr 16, 2018 | in environmental nutrition, liver health, vitamins and minerals

Detoxification – Pathways and Key Nutrients

The body detoxifies in 2 phases and good nutrition is essential for ridding of these wastes. I work with clients to support these processes by making sure they are getting enough of these nutrients through diet and if needed, targeted supplements. This diagram (enlarged below) is a great summary of the detoxification process and where the various nutrients are needed. Detoxification of metabolic end products, micro-organisms, environmental chemicals, food additives, drugs and alcohol is essential for good health....

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You Are Only As Young As Your Mitochondria!

Posted on Dec 29, 2017 | in energy, immune health, nutrition supplements, Uncategorized

You Are Only As Young As Your Mitochondria!

Keeping Mitochondria Healthy Mitochondria are known as the organelles in our cells that produce energy from the food we eat and the oxygen we breathe. But what’s really exciting, is that scientists have discovered that healthy mitochondria are essential for healthy cellular aging! What does this mean for you? This means that supporting your mitochondria, keeping them healthy and generating a high density of them (biogenesis), may help support your aging healthfully and gracefully. Below are 7 Ways to Bolster Your Mitochondria from...

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It’s Not the Fountain of Youth, but…..

Posted on Dec 19, 2017 | in energy, liver health, weight management

It’s Not the Fountain of Youth, but…..

Nicotinamide Riboside (different from Niacin), known to increase the body’s ability to produce energy in the mitochondria, also shows promise to restore the body’s ability to regenerate and repair itself. “An international study, published in the Journal Science has led to a promising breakthrough in the field of anti-aging medicine. A vitamin called nicotinamide riboside (NR) — already known to boost metabolism — has been found to restore the body’s ability to regenerate and repair itself. The regenerative...

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Winter Blues: Vitamin D & Sunlight Needed to Make Serotonin

Posted on Dec 5, 2017 | in mood, nutrition supplements, stress and insomnia, vitamins and minerals

Winter Blues: Vitamin D & Sunlight Needed to Make Serotonin

Without enough vitamin D, we are unable to synthesize serotonin. Serotonin regulates our mood, whether we have positive or negative thoughts, inner rest and confidence, appetite, sleep, cognitive functions like memory and learning! It’s a neurotransmitter that’s vital for many brain functions including regulating dopamine levels, which plays a role in reward-mediated behavior. Did you know that we need Vitamin D to make serotonin? Vitamin D is needed to support the conversion of tryptophan into serotonin. So being outdoors in the...

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