Inflammatory Vegetable Oils

Industrial vegetable oils are difficult to process and not "heart healthy". Lunch Hour Lesson #34 Inflammation is a big buzz word these days. It has been shown to be the primary driver of the majority of chronic illness. A stressful lifestyle causes inflammation in...

Vitamin D Confusion

Don't supplement without knowing what you need. Lunch Hour Lesson #31 A couple weeks ago I talked about getting outside and breathing, and earthing. It was a fun subject to talk about, mostly because it is so simple. Just go outside and breathe – it’s all...

Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting can be a comfortable and convenient way to improve your health. Lunch Hour Lesson #28 Fasting is a traditional practice that many cultures and religions have incorporated. Fasting can be anything from abstaining from particular foods to foregoing...

Do I Really Need My Gallbladder?

The gallbladder is one of the three primary organs of digestion. Lunch Hour Lesson #25 Before we talk about the gallbladder, we have to talk about bile. The word “bile” has only negative connotations – a mean person is said to be full of bile, like...

Stevia, Mannitol, Xylitol – Better Than Sugar?

You can't trick the brain when it comes to sweets. Lunch Hour Lesson #22 Rather than dragging it out, I’ll just just answer this question right now: Are they better than sugar? Unfortunately, no. Just as there is no way to look at a donut and know if it is...

What Your Skin Wants

Nourish your skin from within to get the best results. Lunch Hour Lesson #19 Many of us use multiple personal care products on our skin, everything from sunscreen to makeup. This concerns me, for a few reasons. Conventional cosmetics and personal care products are...