5 Practical Ways to Balance Your Gut Health

5 Practical

-+*It has been said that, “You are what you eat”.  A recent idea came my way though, that we actually are not.  To be more specific, what we really should be saying is, “You are what you eat, digest, absorb and don’t excrete“.  If our ability to process and package our nutrients for absorption is … (read more…)

Prevent energy Dips and Cravings! ( Part 2 – Blood Sugar Maintenance, Proper Digestion and Gut Microflora)

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-+*Blood Sugar Maintenance, Proper Digestion and Gut Microflora Ever eat something and a few hours after feel like a ton of bricks?  It is likely the food wasn’t right for you because you were intolerant, sensitive or perhaps it shot your insulin levels up too fast.  When this happens your stress hormones come in to … (read more…)

Stress Has Everything to Do with It!

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-+*Stress has everything to do about it. It’s a viscous cycle. We try and avoid it, but it won’t let up. Everything is stressful. We know we should do some kind of daily practice to help ourselves learn to deal with stressors better. We forget that every single negative thought creates not only an emotional … (read more…)

Is Your Food Making You SIck??

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-+*This week, I’m patiently awaiting results from my MRT Food Sensitivity Test!  I grew up an incredibly allergic child and managed to pull my health together very well with a super clean diet minus the foods that give me problems.  In the summertime, I must say, my addiction to juicy plump tomatoes and delicious peppers, … (read more…)

Amazing Video Documentary on Hawaii’s Open Field Testing of GMO’s

-+*Recently a colleague sent me this interesting video documentary he directed about Hawaii being the global center for open-field testing of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s). Please spread this education around to your friends and family members.  We all need to stand up for change until the entire world knows the truth surrounding agricultural practices by … (read more…)

The Gut: Foundation for Good Immune Function

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-+*The most expansive location of our immune system cells are actually made in the gut’s mucosal lining.  Would you believe 70%!  The mucosal lining has a kind of selective permeability. Pores in the gut wall allow nutrients to pass through and when they are broken down sufficiently get absorbed into the bloodstream.  Other undesirable things … (read more…)

Greens and More Greens – 10 Easy Ways to Prepare


-+*  Dark green leafy vegetables are, calorie for calorie, probably the most concentrated source of nutrition of any food. They are a rich source of minerals (including iron, calcium, potassium, and magnesium) and vitamins, including vitamins K, C, E, and many of the B vitamins. They also provide a variety of phytonutrients including beta-carotene, lutein and … (read more…)

Journalist, Bill Weir, Finds Health Problem on Routine Story


-+*video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Journalist, Bill Weir announced some personal health news this week.   While on assignment reviewing illness prevention and undergoing a CT Scan for the report, it was discovered that he was at risk of suffering a major heart attack.  California doctor, Dr. David Angus, who treated Steve Jobs and Lance Armstrong, … (read more…)

Ornie the Pig and His Cookie Cravings

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-+*Is this you?  How often do you fight the same cravings day in and day out? Many times these addictive foods in our lives are related to food sensitivities.  I know, sounds sad doesn’t it?  It goes like this….  The food sensitivity sufferer craves foods which when eaten, temporarily create a feeling of well-being and … (read more…)

Diet Success – Consider Metabolic Typing


-+*I‘m back!  Sorry for the delay in posting. I have been totally geek-ing out with two new additional services offered by Caterpillar Fitness. Before I tell you what they are, let me ask you this…. Are you confused as to what foods are actually good for you? You keep hearing conflicting remarks on what you … (read more…)

Cat Dillon

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