“Too old” for anything but the best

“Too old” for anything but the best

I was just talking to a friend as we were driving home from hot yoga together (it’s so awesome to find new friends, by the way!). We were discussing things we’ve decided we are “too old” for—like sleeping on the ground when camping (air mattress required), staying in...
Let’s talk about poop.

Let’s talk about poop.

Poop is one of the reasons I got into holistic health. Yes, really! Several years ago, back when I was teaching high school biology, I took antibiotics for a urinary tract infection and didn’t know how important it is to take probiotics alongside antibiotics to not...
Anti-aging… at the cellular level

Anti-aging… at the cellular level

Cell death = aging. Of course, aging is partly a function of time. But it’s also a function of cellular death—which means that slowing the effects of aging is related to optimal cellular health. As I used to tell my high school biology students, you build new cells...
Making a Health Shift—Without a “Scare”

Making a Health Shift—Without a “Scare”

Every one of us knows someone with a chronic disease. Maybe it was genetic. Maybe it was nothing they could have prevented. But… what if…? You build new cells all the time for two purposes: growing and healing. To build new cells, you need DNA that is healthy and...
Nourishing Your Cells

Nourishing Your Cells

You are what you eat. Or, more precisely, your cells are what you eat. Each of us is made up of about 37.2 trillion cells, and they get hungry—or, at least, they need fuel. Unfortunately, what you crave for a mid-afternoon pick-me- up might not be what your cells need...