It's time to be an entrepreneur in our new economy. Things won't be "normal" for a long time but there are many ways to earn spending money and maybe create bigger things for the future. I've been an entrepreneur since I was young, creating multiple businesses, large and small. I imported and sold leather clothing from Spain in the 70's, owned the largest dinnerware and cookware store in the Southeast in the 70's and 80's, and opened a chain ... Keep Reading >
Eggs in Purgatory – – Paleo Style!
Eggs In Purgatory - Paleo Style! What a great name for this entree. There are lots of ways to make this yummy egg and tomato sauce dish, but most include bread or pasta. I make it in ramekins to eat as is - no gluten-free pasta required. Or in a large oven-proof skillet to carefully spoon out each serving so you don't break the egg. This version includes Italian Sausage, so it's meatier than the vegetarian classics. It makes a more ... Keep Reading >
Dangerously Easy Coconut Oil Fudge
This easy coconut oil fudge is fast and tasty. It's loaded with healthy coconut oil that's easy to digest and good for your metabolism. I have served this at parties and people always ask for the recipe. When they hear there are only 5 ingredients (and no cooking) it's a rush to write it down. Gluten free, sugar free, dairy free. Give it a try but lock it up so it doesn't disappear all at once. This recipe makes thin squares of fudge. If ... Keep Reading >
Preventative Support for Virus and Flu
Preventative support for virus and flu is different from what to do if you get sick. The better your health the better your recovery. Don't take Echinacea or other immune boosters when you are well. It can cause problems. Save it for when/if you get sick. People with chronic respiratory issues, especially older people in less than optimal health or on immune-suppressant drugs are more at risk for illness. And those with a weakened immune ... Keep Reading >
How To Order Blood Tests Without a Doctor
You can order blood tests without a doctor. It can be faster and cheaper and you run what you want, when you want. Insurance will not cover it but if you don't have insurance or aren't due for your annual this is a great option. If you have quick access to a doctor who'll run the exact tests someone else suggested, that's fine. But this is often not the case. Functional Medicine Doctors (or FM Coaches like me) sometimes run unusual labs and ... Keep Reading >
Are Bone Broth and Collagen Safe with Herpes?
Are bone broth and collagen safe with Herpes or Epstein Barr viruses? If you are using collagen powder or bone broth for your daily soup or smoothie you may be making a mistake. Broth and Collagen can be excellent protein choices when you are well. But if you struggle with recurring Herpes, Shingles or EBV these protein foods feed Retroviruses with high Arginine. Most people are aware that Herpes is activated by stress and high Arginine ... Keep Reading >
Heavy Metals in Baby Food: What to Avoid
A large 2019 study found heavy metals in baby foods. Dozens of well-known brands and products were tested. Arsenic, lead, cadmium and mercury were found in 95% of the 13 types of products tested: cereals, snack foods, fruits, juices and vegetables. Smaller tests have been run but this was a large study of 168 products in 61 brands. "Healthy Babies Bright Futures" study was published in Consumer Reports and many industry journals in October ... Keep Reading >
The Vital Blood Test for Post-Menopausal Women
This blood test for post-menopausal women may be unfamiliar to you. Your doctor may have never have ordered it or probably ignored it. Vital Ferritin Blood Test for Post-Menopausal Women Ferritin measures the amount of iron stored in the body outside of the red blood cells. Women with no menstrual cycles can accumulate iron in joints, veins, the heart, pancreas and liver. This can cause joint pain, diabetes, hypertension, strokes, ... Keep Reading >
1 in 200 Have Genetic Iron Overload. Are You the ONE?
Genetic iron overload is greatly under-diagnosed. Males over 30 and post-menopausal females may accumulate dangerous amounts of iron in body tissues and never know it. It may be the cause of joint pain, heart disease, liver disease, impotence, diabetes, low immunity and more. 1 in 100 - 200 Americans have the complete genetic mutation for Hemochromatosis. 1 in 9 of European descent may be gene carriers. Are YOU the ONE in the room? Note: ... Keep Reading >
How Sensory Overload Makes You Feel Tired, Sick and Bloated
Sensory Overload can cause fatigue, inability to fight infections, and poor digestion. It can contribute to high blood pressure, high cholesterol and painful muscle tension too. Here's why. Sympathetic and Para-Sympathetic Nervous Systems Humans have two nervous systems – the sympathetic and the para-sympathetic. We evolved primarily to use our calmer para-sympathetic system. That’s where we eat, hunt, work, sleep, make love, create shelter, ... Keep Reading >