Iodine is a mineral that's critical to your health and is a very commonly deficient nutrient in the Western world. The soils are depleted of iodine while the sea is replete. Understanding iodine -- iodine function, iodine sources, and signs of iodine deficiency -- is...
Month: April 2013
Thyroid Assessment Secrets Even Your Doctor May Not Know About
Thyroid problems leave you feeling tired and unmotivated. Learn to assess yourself and balance your nutrition for better health. Jumpstart your energy with our free 7-day e-course!
Introducing “Practitioner Corner” – Resources for Health and Wellness Coaches
Health and Wellness Coaches are springing up all over the place. And rightly so. As a society, we need to learn to eat, live, move, and breathe in ways that support vibrant health, rather than drain it. Welcome to "Dr Ritamarie's Practitioner Corner" where each...
The Power of Your Plate: How to Eat For Energy and Hormone Balance
What you put on your plate directly effects your energy balance, your mood and how much you can accomplish with your life. Some foods are energizing, others energy zapping. Some combinations of food work well in your body, while others do not. Join Dr. Ritamarie and...
My 4th Favorite “F-Word” – and a Dairy/Casein-Free Parmesan Cheese Recipe!
Hello, Health-Seeker! Greetings from my beach condo in Florida! How lovely it would be to escape like this more often. While I still have work to do, and this is not a “full time ” vacation, it sure does feel good to be able to slip away and get some beach time. 19 years ago […]
Dreams DO Come True – Fight Chronic Fatigue and SHINE!
Hello, Health-Seeker! I’m back home from Florida where I enjoyed the beach sooooo much! One of my dreams is to take a couple of months and rent a beach house and hang out – vacation, work, and enjoy my favorite activity in the world…being in the ocean. Do you have a dream? I intend to […]
Fighting Chronic Fatigue with Four Favorite F Words for Vibrant Health
I recently wrote a series of blog posts related to four of my favorite "F-words" that are keys to overcoming chronic fatigue, escaping the grips of adrenal exhaustion and creating and maintaining long-term vibrant health. They are: FUN: The Physiology of Fun FOOD: The...
The Healing Power of Mini-Vacations
Do you feel exhausted from "daily life" and would love even a day to re-charge your batteries? Did you know that there are ways to take a "mini-vaction" without ever leaving home? Would you like to know how to quickly enjoy the benefits that we look for in a vacation,...
The Fourth F-Word for Vibrant Health: Flexibility
Near the end of February, I began writing a fun and informative series related to four of my favorite "F-words" that are keys to creating and maintaining long-term vibrant health. They are: FUN: The Physiology of Fun FOOD: The Sweetest of them All Part 1 and The...
Why 95% of Raw Fooders Fail – and a Raw Crunchy Granola Recipe!
Hello, Health-Seeker! On my run yesterday, I sneaked into the woods and made it to a beautiful stream and waterfall. I didn’t have time to do the entire trail, since it was already evening, but I did go far enough to be mesmerized by the water falling into the pool below. Granted, it’s a tiny […]