The brain has long been the domain of specialists like neurologists and brain surgeons. But you don’t have to be a brain surgeon to take good care of your brain. I’m not a brain expert. I am, however, a health practitioner with training in functional nutrition, and I’m struck by how much power we… Continue reading There’s So Much You Can Do For Your Brain!
If you’ve ever wondered whether it’s possible to age with your health intact, you’re not alone. I’ve been thinking about this quite a bit recently, and this is what I’ve learned. First, in order to address the question of whether it is possible to age with wellness, we need to consider the major players in… Continue reading Aging Well: Key Factors That Make a Difference
Autumn in the northeast is a time when once green leaves change color — first brilliant and then muted shades of reds, oranges, yellows, and browns — and drift to the ground. Autumn seems a natural time to think about aging. Here in Western Massachusetts, October and November are marked by maturation and change, especially… Continue reading The Surprising Health Fears I Hear From Women
Every day our bodies talk to us. In many ways they send signals, clues. The question is, are we listening? Do we pay attention to what they’re trying to tell us? Tears is one example of how my body helps me tune into who I am, what matters to me, and what I need. I… Continue reading Tears
If you live in the Connecticut River Valley, you know that it is an area rich in agriculture. During this harvest season, I’m feeling particularly grateful for the abundance of small farms that sell their produce at local farmers’ markets. No doubt you have one near you? I love to frequent farmers’ markets, and here’s… Continue reading Farmers’ Markets