Immunity + Inflammation

Social distancing and wearing a mask any time we leave our homes have become the norm. Washing our hands, though a common sense thing to do already, in my opinion, after touching high traffic areas like a doorknob in a restroom, is something we are now being reminded to do via signage posted in many […]

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Using At-Home Time to Create New Habits

It’s not only adults who may be finding themselves overdoing it on the snacks during quarantine, it turns out emotional eating in children is also on the rise. A recent article in the NY Times (1) focused on how boredom and stress are two big contributors to emotional eating, and children, just like adults, have […]

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Avoiding “Quarantine 15” Weight Gain

What you eat during self-quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic can help you cope better, stay healthy, focused and fit…or make your stress worse, increase inflammation and cause weight gain. When quarantine began, we saw a situation not unlike what I’ve been told by a handful of elderly neighbors was experienced in times of war:  stocking […]

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An Hour in the Kitchen… For Baby!

It’s not just about peas and carrots… or all fruit purees.   We’re talking veggies, organ meats, fermented foods and lots of good fats, too! When my second book, Paleoista, was published back in 2012, one of the most popular sections was the one in which I shared in detail about my easy to follow […]

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