Natural Health Tips

Healthy living can benefit you in a variety of ways, from giving you more energy to helping you stay well during the winter season. You might be surprised at what a few small changes can do to improve your quality of life. This collection of natural health tips grows often – be sure to check back and pick up more tips along the way.

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Because we tend to eat less healthy foods and spend less time in the sun, experts say immune systems are already weaker during winter, making us more prone to illness and infection...  » Read more »

10 Ways You Can Afford Optimal Health Today

10 Ways You Can Afford Optimal Health Today

Choosing The Wants You Really Need From time to time, I share stories about meetings with friends and potential clients to discuss safer, simpler and more gentle ways to treat their serious health issues. Sometimes, these conversations go nowhere… Many folks are so addicted to their daily routines and habits that they’re just not paying…  » Read more »

Boost Your Immune System: Avoid The Flu Shot

Boost Your Immune System: Avoid The Flu Shot

As the days get shorter and temperatures get a little bit cooler, the minds of American health experts turn to their annual “battle” with the flu and, of course, the push for everyone to take a completely unnecessary vaccine – the flu shot – nobody really needs. You’ve probably already heard some of the scare-mongering….  » Read more »

Why Supplements Are Good For You

Why Supplements Are Good For You

If you’ve been taking nutritional supplements, even for a while, and enjoying nothing but health benefits, you may have been surprised to learn about the 10 “surprising dangers” associated with them in a recent and much hyped Consumer Reports cover story. Not surprising, some of the dangers cited in this “expose” are topics we’ve discussed…  » Read more »

Get The Restful Sleep You Need Naturally

Get The Restful Sleep You Need Naturally

Eating the right foods consistently and managing stress properly are just two of the critical foundations that promote optimal wellness. The third — getting a good night’s sleep of 6-8 hours naturally — is just as important as the others, and it’s one of the easiest things you can do for your continued good health…  » Read more »

Protecting Your Health: Doing a Detox The Healthy Way

Protecting Your Health: Doing a Detox The Healthy Way

If you’ve been learning how to live a healthier life by reading the articles on my website, you know a detox is a great way to get rid of the excess toxins that come into contact with, and accumulate in, your body every second of every day. Although you may be living the healthiest life…  » Read more »

Tips For Picking The Best Supplements

Tips For Picking The Best Supplements

Ever wondered how to choose the best supplements for your health? Selecting the best supplements is one of the most important questions you must answer after making that life-affirming decision to optimize your health naturally. And, it’s tough for many people to answer on their own (health food store shelves full of products with conflicting…  » Read more »

Natural ways to cleanse your body

Natural ways to cleanse your body

What is a body cleanse? A cleanse is a way to give your body a chance to get rid of accumulated toxins. The cleanse is usually done by two methods: (1) consuming certain nutritional products to assist the body in detoxifying and (2) only certain foods are eaten during the cleanse time. For clarification purposes,…  » Read more »

10 Tips to Stay Healthy During the Winter Season

10 Tips to Stay Healthy During the Winter Season

Are you ready for cold and flu season? If you want to avoid being sick and feeling like you have to go to the doctor to get antibiotics and other drugs, now is the time to be thinking about prevention! To that end, here’s some great tips to strengthen your body’s immune system during the…  » Read more »

No Shots, No School – Not True

No Shots, No School – Not True

Every year in the late summer, early fall while driving around San Antonio or most metro areas, you will inevitably see signs like these at public schools: No Shots, No School, No Kidding! Funny thing is, in Texas, this is simply NOT TRUE. In 2003, the Texas legislature passed changes to state statutes that give…  » Read more »

How YOU Can Be Your Best Insurance Policy – Part II

How YOU Can Be Your Best Insurance Policy – Part II

(Read Part I here) What Shapes Your Health? It starts with you! Unlike a meal in your favorite restaurant, good health can’t be dished out by a doctor or naturopath, no matter how skilled they may be, or how much they’d love to serve it to you! Wellness is much more than a commodity we can…  » Read more »

How YOU Can Be Your Best Insurance Policy – Part I

How YOU Can Be Your Best Insurance Policy – Part I

However you define health care, there is no denying it’s costing all of us dearly. In fact, coupled with the economic crisis we are currently facing, the healthcare implications for the future may be like nothing we’ve seen before. How did we get here? For decades, we’ve been convinced by established healthcare institutions that our…  » Read more »

PVC Health Risks – Vinyl Shower Curtains

PVC Health Risks – Vinyl Shower Curtains

If you’re one of the millions of Americans who have a vinyl plastic shower curtain hanging in your bathroom, you may be shocked to discover the toxicity of the materials used to make it. PVC vinyl gives off a litany of toxic chemicals. When heated (like when you take your shower in scalding hot water!), it…  » Read more »

Can Natural Remedies help me with…

Can Natural Remedies help me with…

This is a very common question that I get asked a lot in my natural health practice. Almost daily, in fact, someone will ask me if I have “anything” that can help them with… (insert ailment, condition or symptoms here). Some of more common questions: Can you help with my headaches? I’m depressed and I…  » Read more »

Are You Addicted to Prescription Drugs?

Are You Addicted to Prescription Drugs?

I remember watching an episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show where Dr. Mehmet Oz was talking about America’s addiction to prescription medications. The show was primarily about pain-relieving, anti-anxiety and anti-depressant medications, the primary drugs people get addicted to. It was an intense show and, although I know that Americans take too many prescriptions, I wasn’t prepared for…  » Read more »

Why I Quit Coffee and How You Can Too!

Why I Quit Coffee and How You Can Too!

Why quit coffee? There is quite a debate going around about coffee. Depending on who you read, there are theories that suggest drinking coffee is actually good for you. It does have antioxidant value associated with it, so that can definitely be a good thing. But for me, it’s how you’re drinking your coffee that matters. Personally,…  » Read more »

Staying Healthy While Traveling

Staying Healthy While Traveling

Bring a natural travel kit for healthy travels Many of my clients ask me about healthy remedies to take when traveling, so I’ve put together a list of some essential items for your consideration. I recommend that you always take these items with you just in case. Homeopathic Arnica — You can find it in pellets,…  » Read more »

Food Matters The Movie

Food Matters The Movie

In my opinion, Food Matters is another MUST-SEE documentary for everyone on this planet, right after you finish watching Food, Inc. Not only does this film discuss the importance of nutrition in our lives, but how we are being over-medicated by the medical community and BIG PHARMA at the expense of our good health. Many of…  » Read more »