- Personal Note:
Food Bliss and Vacation Joy
- Featured Article:
- Practitioner Corner:
Olive Leaf for Insulin Resistance
- Recipe Corner:
Adaptogenic Seaweed Soup
Fun Adrenal Nourishing Elixirs and Foods
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A Magical Seed That Increases Energy and stamina, where Dr. Ritamarie will reveal the many health benefits and ways to use the versatile seed called chia.
Cortisol: The Unexpected Killer, where Dr. Ritamarie covers the hidden dangers of cortisol with solutions for how to mitigate them.
Upcoming Events with
VITAL Healing Kitchen Webinar: Fun Foods and Magical Elixirs for Adrenal Support Sat., August 31, 3:00 PM CDT
PUBLIC when LIVE, Private for VITAL members only after: Register HERE
If you've been burnt out and blue, it's time to get fresh and fun with elixirs that will knock your socks off and turn your mojo on! Go ahead, invite all your friends!
CAFE: Correcting Adrenal Fatigue and Exhaustion – Session Two
Members only. Register HERE:
Thursday August 1
VITAL: How to Lift Brain Fog by Lowering Blood Sugar
Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
Thriving Mamas: Starting Monday August 5, listen to me and 20 other thriving Mamas share
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By Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo
Practitioner Corner: Meal Spacing and Intermittent Fasting
Dr. Ritamarie's Living Foods Meetup
Once a month, you can join us LIVE in Austin, Texas for a local raw food potluck where you can:
- Meet like-minded people and make new friends.
- Learn new and exciting recipes.
- Gather valuable health and nutrition information.
- Feel supported on your health quest.
Upcoming Dates 2013
(the last Saturday of every month unless noted otherwise):
August 31st, 6:30 p.m. CDT
September 21st, 6:30 p.m. CDT
Click HERE to learn more about Dr. Ritamarie's Living Foods Meetup!
Find out all the details on what to bring and what to expect.
Tip of the Week:
Use your Nose to Beat Stress!
There's something magical about essential oils and the way they change your emotional state almost instantly.
Carry around a bottle of lavender oil for those stressful moments. When the boss, kids, traffic or finances begin to get you upset, simply sniff a bit of lavender.
Apply a few drops to the back of your neck or even your feet to calm yourself. It works like magic!
Food Bliss and Vacation Joy
I'm excited about so many things this week.
I am still on a high from the class I taught on Saturday called Fun Adrenal Nourishing Elixirs and Foods. I taught how to energize by choosing the breakfast of champions (hint – it wasn't Wheaties). I invented a new elixir recipe and a new adrenal energizing low glycemic candy.
We'll take it down as soon as we get the edited HD version posted to the membership area.
We got booted out of the hangout towards the end and had to create second recording. The featured video this week is that one, so be sure to watch and follow the link on part 1 that takes you to part 2 to finish up the adrenal candy .
You can access the video along with a 50-page Adrenal Repair Recipe Guide, assessments, videos and checklists plus a 30-day adrenal reboot program with coaching calls with me to get all your questions answered.
Simply join the hundreds of others who are on their way to regaining their energy at my CAFE – Correcting Adrenal Fatigue and Exhaustion.
I'll be heading out to Florida next week to get some R&R, so we may skip a week on the newsletter.
Enjoy today's featured video, along with a brand new recipe I was inspired to create to support adrenal and thyroid health.
With Love and Appreciation,
The Many Health Benefits of Chia
The “Magic” Seed
There’s a very special food I’ve been recommending to my patients and students for many years that’s seen a sudden popularity over the past few years.
In fact, the secret of this seed’s power has created a number of companies that are selling it at an exorbitant price and claiming it as the super food that is the answer to all medical problems.
Here’s a quote from a newsletter by a popular N.M.D. who calls himself “America’s Natural Doctor”.
“Unbelievable as it sounds, Dr. S has discovered a stunning secret that can transform ANY food — even decadent treats like fresh-baked brownies — into a nutritional goldmine that rivals superfoods like salmon, broccoli, and blueberries.
But as perfect as this food is, news about its amazing potential simply hasn't become public…At least, not yet.”
He then sends the reader to a video which goes on and on about a magic seed that sounds too good to be true.
I have a really hard time with this kind of advertising!
Olive Leaf for Insulin Resistance
Herb outperforms Metformin, a common medication for insulin resistance
Last week,we discussed intermittent fasting as a tool for managing blood sugar and weight. Continuing on with blood sugar balance tools, this week, I would like to share some compelling research about a relatively new twist for a popular herb.
ANNOUNCING: Insulin Resistance Solutions Practitioner Training
Olive leaf is just one of the herbs and nutrients that improve insulin resistance. We’ll study them in my newly revised Insulin Resistance Solution Practitioner Training, which starts August 19.
Insulin resistance is a bigger problem than most people think.
In IRSPT, I’ll teach you how to detect signs of insulin resistance 10 or more years before it would be detected medically!
Become a trained Insulin Resistance Solutions practitioner and then become a holistic rock star by solving the hard cases no one else can solve.
Lear how you can transform your practice and your life.
Pre-launch deeply discounted prices are in effect. Register NOW and save big.
Adaptogenic Seaweed Soup
This recipe was inspired by Truth Calkins, at Longevity Now conference. I had a cup of seaweed soup at the snack bar and fell in love. I added a few extra ingredients and did my best to recreate it with my own twists, making it an amazing tool to support your adrenals, thyroid and immune system.
- 4 cups sea vegetables: I used kelp, dulse, wakame and a mixed seaweed blend
- 1/2 cup dried maitake mushroom
- 1 large piece fresh ginger
- juice of 2 lemons
- 1 tablespoon miso (I used soy-free chick pea miso from South River Miso)
- 3 cloves fresh garlic
- 1 teaspoon cordyceps mushroom powder
- ½ tablespoon ashwaganda powder
- 1/2 teaspoon astragalus powder
- 1 tablespoon maca powder
- 1/2- 1 teaspoon flax or coconut oil (or a combination) for each serving
- Place sea vegetables and dried maitake mushroom in a large bowl and add enough water to cover them twice.
- After about 15 minutes the sea veggies and mushrooms should be soft.
- Place the sea vegetables and soak water in large Vitamix container
- Add remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.
- Serve in a bowl with a teaspoon of flax or coconut oil on top to aid in the absorption of the essential nutrients.
- Add chopped vegetables or wilted greens if desired.
This makes an entire 64-ounce container full. If you have a smaller blender, either do it in batches or cut the recipe in half. If you are sensitive to mushrooms, leave out the maitake and cordyceps.
This recipe is from Correcting Adrenal Fatigue and Exhaustion (CAFE) with Dr. Ritamarie.
Click HERE to learn to support and nourish your adrenal glands and experience the joy of feeling unstoppable.
Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo, MS, DC, CCN, DACBN, has been an integrative health care practitioner for over two decades, empowering her patients and students to overcome health challenges and lead a joyful and healthy life.
She's a Doctor of Chiropractic with Certifications in Acupuncture, Clinical Nutrition, HeartMath® and Herbal Medicine as well as a certified raw and living foods instructor, chef, and coach.
She's the author and co-author of several gluten-free vegan and raw foods recipe books including: Power Breakfast Ideas, Deliciously Quick Lunch and Dinner, Healthy Halloween Treats, Dessert: Making it Rich Without Oil and Dried and Gone to Heaven. She's also the creator of many successful online courses designed to restore people to the health, energy, and vitality they need to live full and vibrant lives.
Dr. Ritamarie resides in Austin, Texas with her husband and sons. She can be reached at http://www.DrRitamarie.com.
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