Essentials, FDN, Health

Cognitive Dissonance and Health

Cognitive Dissonance may appear to be an odd health & vitality building topic. Humor me, I believe it is very relevant and appropriate. Let’s first make sure we’re both on the same page by defining Cognitive Dissonance. Psychologist Leon Festinger (1919-89), introduced the concept in the late 1950’s. When confronted with challenging new information, most… Continue reading Cognitive Dissonance and Health

Health, Metabolic Typing®

Food Matters – Chinese Barbecued Pork Recipe

I know, another recipe. I can't help myself. My farmer has an incredible selection of animal products that are raised the way nature intended and I can't say no to a beautiful cut of meat. In this instance I had 5 lbs of boneless pork butt roast. I found this slow cooker recipe for Chinese… Continue reading Food Matters – Chinese Barbecued Pork Recipe

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Food Matters – Carne Guisada Recipe

Eating can and should be enjoyable, tasty and good for you! While there is no recipe, much less a food, that is perfect for everyone, with a modification or two you should be able to make just about any recipe more appropriate for your unique metabolism and needs. This recipe for Carne Guisada, a Texas… Continue reading Food Matters – Carne Guisada Recipe

Essentials, FDN, Health

Metabolic Chaos™

Your body consists of cells. These cells make up tissue, glands, organs and ultimately complex systems or metabolic pathways. For instance; Hormonal, Immune, Digestive, Detoxification, Nervous, Hypothalmus-Pituitary-Adrenal / Gonadal / Thyroid Axis, etc. These pathways, along with fluids, gases, chemistry and energy work together interacting with each other, people, places and things…....or life. Driving this… Continue reading Metabolic Chaos™

Essentials, FDN, Health, Mental / Emotional

Growing Old vs. Aging Gracefully – Choices

Growing old versus aging gracefully is a topic I have been contemplating for some time, but has been on the back burner, until now. Before I explain why, allow me to define the terms of this article. Growing Old is essentially allowing nature to takes its course with minimal, purposeful intervention, much less the actual… Continue reading Growing Old vs. Aging Gracefully – Choices