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March 14, Optimize Your Gut Function for Better Health & Vitality

March 14, 12-1 PM, Ridgefield Rec Center One in Four Americans Have Digestive Concerns… Do You? During this workshop, you will learn: How to assess and find the root cause of your digestive issues Different tests and treatment protocols for common digestive problems Dietary tips for GERD, IBS, Gas/Bloating, Constipation Limited spots, Call 203 431-2755 […]

April 7, Meditation & Mingle First Friday

Friday, April 7th,  7:00-8:30 PM $35 Individual; $60 couple* Call 763-6320 to reserve your spot! Limited Space Mandatory registration required Meditation is for anyone who would like to learn how to quiet their mind so they can relax & renew. No prior experience  is needed. You will be guided into a deep relaxed state using […]

October 14th Restorative Yoga & Yoga Nidra Workshop

Restorative yoga is for anyone who would like to relax & renew. No prior yoga experience  is needed. You will be guided into restorative poses using props to make you comfortable in a completely supportive environment for total relaxation. The restorative sequences will: Help your spine and open tight hips, hamstrings & shoulders Detoxify and […]

ADHD, Digestive Health, Sensory Integration Issues & Food Sensitivities

Alison was two ½ years old when she first came to see me. She was normal at birth, but after having her first round of immunizations at two months of age, she developed chronic diarrhea with blood and mucus in the stool.

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Gastric Reflux, Weight-loss, Constipation, Psoriasis, Asthma

Cheryl was on medication for high blood pressure, asthma, and reflux. She had low energy and poor sleep quality. At 55, she was 5’6” and her weight was 185.

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Weight Loss, High Cholesterol & Triglycerides, Osteoarthritis

Brian was a retired 60 year old who came to see me to lose weight and lower his cholesterol and triglycerides. He was on medication for high triglycerides and blood pressure.

Interstitial Cystitis & Perimenopause

Maria had just been diagnosed with interstitial cystitis (IC), a chronic bladder disease caused by inflammation in the bladder walls that causes urinary frequency, burning, pelvic heaviness or pain and in some cases can be so severe that the urge to urinate occurs every 30-60 minutes.

Infertility, Miscarriage, Insomnia & Poor Hair Growth

Lisa came to see me after she had four failed attempts at artificial insemination and two attempts at in vitro fertilization that resulted in pregnancy and miscarriage. She was 43 years old, tall and thin. In addition to wanting to achieve a full term pregnancy, Lisa was having sleep problems and was therefore always tired.

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Irritable Bowel, Candida, Poor Diet

Lee was 56 at the time, about 25 lbs. overweight and complaining of colitis with bad gas, bowel movement urgency, and loose stools to the point where she was afraid to do much traveling, which she had really enjoyed in the past.

Weight Loss, Allergies, Sinus & Yeast Infections

Carol was 40 when she came to see me. She was 5’4” and weighed 245 lbs. She had gained a lot of weight with her three pregnancies and was never able to get back to her pre-pregnancy weight of 150. She wanted a program that would allow slow, gradual weight loss, help boost her energy level and provide a healthy eating program for her whole family, who were all overweight.

Poorly Functioning Immune System, Chronic Strep Throat

Bobby was seven years old when he came to see me. He had chronic strep throat; 12 times in the last two years, with one incident taking three courses of antibiotics to clear up. In addition, he had moderate irritability, tantrums, low muscle tone, fatigue, and some food allergies. His parents wanted a healthier child with a vitamin regimen to keep him off of antibiotics in the future.

Jan 18 – Feb 1 Group Cleanse Teleseminar Program

Improve your health with an integrated 21-day detoxification program offered by Total Wellness and the Center for Health and Healing.

Farmer’s Market Pasta

Ingredients: 2/3 cups chopped broccoli, or broccoli and cauliflower 1 small onion, chopped 2/3 carrots, peeled and sliced thin 1 chopped red bell pepper 2 cups snow or snapped peas, trimmed 2 gloves of garlic, minced 1 table spoon extra virgin olive oil salt and pepper ¼ tea spoon, each dried, basil and oregano 2 […]

Scrambled Tofu

This recipe, used with permission, is taken from “NEWSTART® Lifestyle Cookbook,” page 33. Ingredients: 1 pound firm tofu ½ cup chopped green onions ½ cup sliced mushrooms (opt.) ¼ cup slivered almonds (opt.) 2 teaspoons Liquid Aminos 1½ teaspoons All-Purpose Seasoning (see below) 1 teaspoon parsley flakes ¼ teaspoon garlic powder ¼ teaspoon onion powder […]

All-Purpose Seasoning

This recipe, used with permission, is taken from “NEWSTART® Lifestyle Cookbook,” page 167. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons onion powder 2 tablespoons parsley flakes 1 tablespoon celery salt 1 teaspoon turmeric ½ teaspoon garlic powder ¼ teaspoon marjoram ¼ teaspoon savory Combine all ingredients and mix well. Store in an airtight container. Yields 13 teaspoons. Grab your […]

Baba Ghanouj

Here’s one more Middle Eastern dish, something our family ate when we spent two years in the United Arab Emirates back in the ’70s. If you have family or friends in the Middle East right now, chances are they might have tried this one too. How do you pronounce “Baba Ghanouj”? I grew up pronouncing […]

Carob Mousse

Ingredients: 1 pound silken soft tofu, cut in chunks ¼ cup honey 3 tablespoons toasted carob powder 2 teaspoons vanilla ½ teaspoon grated orange peel Place all ingredients in a blender and process until very smooth and creamy. Pour into serving dishes and chill. Serves 5. This recipe, used with permission, is taken from “NEWSTART® […]

Hummus #1

With all the focus on the Middle East, how about a dish or two from there? Here is the first of two variations of a popular one that can be used as a spread or dip. Combine the following in a blender and whiz until smooth: 1 – 15 oz. can garbanzo beans, halfway drained […]