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Woohoo! They’re cooking at home. But using what?

January 27, 2016 | 5 Comments | SAFM Team

Even a client who is consuming an organic, whole, natural foods diet (and prioritizing wellness in their life in so many other areas) can still make the mistake of choosing cheap, potentially toxic cookware.  I have been surprised by clients’ lack of awareness of this topic many times.  It’s a more esoteric topic that I find many […]

Containers: the Devil in the Detail

January 27, 2016 | No Comments | SAFM Team

If you want clients to renew their program with you again and again, you’ve got to set yourself apart from other practitioners.  Many of our clients and patients are already quite savvy about wellness.   What can you share with them that they don’t already know?  They want us to present them with interesting, empowering, […]

Gas and Bloating Relief for Clients with IBS

January 5, 2016 | 15 Comments | SAFM Team

Too many coaches jump to probiotics for initial IBS relief.  This is a mistake because, in some cases, they can actually make your client’s symptoms worse!   The majority of true IBS is caused by an overgrowth of predominant/beneficial bacteria in the gut (see more below).  Adding more microbes to the mix with probiotics too […]

Getting Smart about Labwork

December 16, 2015 | No Comments | SAFM Team

In the case of labwork, the old adage definitely applies:  the devil is in the detail.  Markers supposedly measuring the same substance or dynamic in the body can be dramatically different (and accurate or not!) based on the form in which they are assessed.  Check out this clinical tip video to learn more about cellular […]

Intestinal Permeability: the AutoImmune Connection

November 16, 2015 | 14 Comments | SAFM Team

Hashimoto’s, Multiple Sclerosis, Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, …. These types of dis-ease in the body seem so different because they attack different parts of the body. However, they are all actually caused by dysfunction of the immune system – an overwrought, confused immune system. The brain, the thyroid, the skin, the joints, etc. are just the various […]

Dis-ease Begins in the Gut, but Perhaps in a Way You Didn’t Consider

November 8, 2015 | 15 Comments | SAFM Team

I hope this is helpful and inspiring to you.  After you experience the video, please do post questions or comments below.  I want to hear from you!  In response to the questions that have already rolled in, I am sharing some additional tips and specifics below for you. This is a key root cause of dis-ease in […]

True Root Causes of Dis-Ease in the Body: Part 2 – Estrogen Dominance

October 30, 2015 | 16 Comments | SAFM Team

  Oh, great questions are coming in!  Please keep them coming.  In response, I am sharing some additional tips and specifics below which might be helpful. Did you miss Part 1 of this video series?  Please do check it out!  I talked about the top reasons that coaching practitioners burn out (very important to protect […]

The Surprising Reason Most Practitioners Quit – And What You Must Know about Insulin Resistance

October 26, 2015 | 23 Comments | SAFM Team

  I hope this is helpful to you!  It’s Part 1 of a three-video series I’m making this fall.  Each of them features a core tenet that you want to be not just aware of – but savvy about catching early – in your clients and resolving them fully using functional medicine know-how.  These are the […]

When I Stopped Trying to Be Small (Celebrating Your Story)

October 17, 2015 | 9 Comments | SAFM Team

I am almost 48 years old.  I love aging, actually.  Life gets better and better.  Each year just brings more adventure, more fun, more opportunity, more wisdom, more freedom, more comfort, more gratitude and appreciation for Who I Really Am. I haven’t, however, always been so celebratory – or even peaceful – with myself.  I […]

Can you spot Histamine Intolerance?

September 28, 2015 | 8 Comments | SAFM Team

Histamine is an inflammatory mediator.  When a release of histamine is triggered it helps the immune system respond to threats (e.g. infections, allergies (which are essentially the body’s “imagined” threats)).  Capillaries are dilated to increase circulation and become more permeable to help white blood cells get to where they are needed.  This is helpful when […]