Boost your immune system this winter With Dr. Natalie Metz – 415.797.7288 – Fresh produce offers us a wealth of health benefits…vitamins, minerals, essential nutrients which help our bodies to function optimally and strengthen our immune systems. As we approach the holidays, the temptation of sweets and rich foods arises, yet we can choose healthy options to satisfy the cravings and support our [...]

Sleep, Stress and Supplements

Stress affects how fat and sugar are processed. It also affects weight gain, heart disease, hormones and DNA. It can shorten your life.  You’ve heard all this before, but what do you do about it. If you weren’t so stressed, you’d have time to relax and meditate. Well, first off, get more sleep. Most people [...]

Exercise makes your skin healthier

Turns out that regular exercise can make your skin healthier, particularly as you age. Preliminary research by scientists at Ontario’s McMaster University show that exercise not only keeps skin looking younger, but also enhances skin health at a microscopic level. One study found that people over 40 who exercised frequently had skin comparable to that [...]

The love you need

At this time of year, we often think of our loved ones, but what about loving ourselves a bit more? Here is an exercise by Debbie Ford that I thought you would enjoy. The Best Year of Your Life by Debbie Ford  We all yearn for different expressions of love at different times in our [...]

Yummy! Sweet Potato, carrot and leek Soup

A great recipe to warm you up this chilly winter!   SWEET POTATO, CARROT, & LEEK SOUP THIS RECIPE IS : Dairy FreeVegan SERVES 2 – 3 INGREDIENTS 1 sweet potato, peeled and cubed 2 carrots, peeled and roughly chopped 1 leek, washed and roughly chopped (green ends removed) 1 onion, peeled and roughly chopped [...]

Food as Medicine

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” ― Richard Buckminster Fuller Sugar Addiction Articles Digestion and Detox Articles AutoImmunity Articles We are bombarded with information about “healthy eating,” but we suffer from higher rates of obesity and chronic disease than [...]

Paleo Fish Sticks

This is my new favorite cook book. Paleo Indulgences. I got it from Amazon, like everything else in life.   Coating 1/2 raw macadamia nuts, I used almonds because that’s what I had on hand and it worked well 1/2 cup unsweetened finely shredded coconut 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper 1/8 tsp turmeric 1/2 [...]

Prepping for a Healthy Thanksgiving


Well, rock stars, at the risk of sounding cliché, it’s that time of year again: holiday time. From now through the hors d’oeuvre–happy New Year’s Eve celebrations at the end of December, these late-fall/early-winter months are notorious willpower crushers. It’s often easy to forget about your journey when you find yourself face-to-face with a mile-long [...]

6 Healthy Eating Tips For Thanksgiving


The holidays are the hardest time of year to eat right. Luckily, a Thanksgiving turkey means you’ll be eating lean white meat, which is a great start toward healthier eating. Find out what else you can do to enjoy your meal without increasing your waistline and cholesterol. 1. Toss the Turkey Skin As soon as [...]