The Reset has begun!

It’s like the race is on.  A group of us are going to do the Paleo Reset Diet.  Interesting how we approach it differently.  Some just jumped in a started after reading only the beginning of the book The Paleo Cure.  Another read the whole book and is stocking her pantry and collecting recipes.  I’m … read more

Gluten ISN’T the Problem!

We all have heard a great deal about avoiding or reducing gluten. Many of my acupuncture patients have benefited by following gluten-free or gluten-reduced diets. Wheat is the major culprit. Research and individuals find that there can be an intolerance or sensitivity to gluten or an allergy to wheat (these are not all the same … read more

I have stopped running from the sun….

OK, I’ve been a sun worshiper all my life. I love its penetrating warmth and flooding morning light into my house. I don’t care that much about lying about in it but I love being out in it and sitting with my eyes closed and allowing it to penetrate through my eye lids. Ah! Euphoria! … read more

Cost of Herbs and Supplements Likely to Increase

Illinois Senator Durbin is planning to reintroduce his supplement bill, the Dietary Supplement Labeling Act (S 1310), which would grant more power to the FDA to regulate dietary supplements like they were drugs.  What I didn’t realize about this is that just the legislative effort, even if this fails again, creates such a financial burden … read more