When was the last time that you did something for your personal growth, to better yourself? When was the last time you read a book, meditated, took a walk, took a breath?! …. did you just take one now? Growth, determination, improvement, development. As humans, we need to continuously be challenged, be made uncomfortable. It […]Read More New Year, New Who?
Most people tend to think that weight loss is one dimensional, that in order to lose weight you have to eat less, and exercise a little bit more. This concept just scratches the surface of weight loss, in reality it is not that simple. The human body has complex mechanisms, enzymes and safety features if […]Read More Things You Need to Consider when Trying to Lose Weight
Under appreciated and often overlooked, our livers are powerhouses for our bodies. Essential for metabolizing nearly everything that goes into our body, not only is our liver responsible for its detoxifying power, it also regulates glucose and maintains cholesterol status. Now I know you probably do not want to hear this, but our environments, the […]Read More Happily Liver After!
Have you ever had the moment when a thought is sitting on the tip of your tongue and no matter how much brain power you use – it just wont come out? How about when you are trying to meet a deadline or compose critical emails but you just cant seem to get the words […]Read More Nutrition Tips for Mental Clarity
Probiotics are all the rage. BUT there is more to them than what you have read on your favorite komucha label. Although I am a huge supporter for “getting the most for our foods” and “feeding the gut“, I know first hand that it can be extremely difficult to get those good bugs from our […]Read More The Gut-Brain Connection + Probiotic 101
Since holiday season has snuck up on us once again, and Thanksgiving is just a few days away, I️ decided to hop on that pumpkin bandwagon (for the first time) and cooked up a few recipes. It never fails, every year we are totally obsessed with pumpkin everything. We want to wear pumpkin necklaces (maybe), […]Read More Pumpkin, More Than Just Pie
The summer is almost over but the scrumptious summer menu at Glass and Vine in Coconut Grove is still here! For the rest of the month until, September 30 Executive Chef Giorgio Rapicavoli at Glass and Vine will be offering seven dishes for only 39$ per person and a delicious play on some of our […]Read More Glass and Vine
Talk about information overload! Last week I attended the University of Miami Integrative and Complementary Academic Medicine Program seminar appropriately titled, Healing the Whole Person – The Power of Integrative Medicine. So from Friday to Sunday I was soaking up hour after hour of the latest research and information in the field of integrative medicine. […]Read More 8 Take-Aways from UM’s ICAMP Seminar – The Power of Integrative Medicine