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Incredible Program! Dr. Lustig AND Dr. Avena

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I am chair of the Nutrition, Food, and Wellness Member-Led Forum at The Commonwealth in San Francisco. The Commonwealth Club is a 120 year-old public forum and I proud to have been involved for 16 years. The program that I am chairing is with Dr. Nicole Avena and Dr. Robert Lustig, two incredible scientists who… Read More

Dr. Akil Palanisamy: Tiger Protocol

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Dr. Akil Palanisamy will be speaking at The Commonwealth Club on July 26th at 5:30.   M.D., Department Chair for Integrative Medicine, Sutter Health Institute for Health and Healing; Author, The T.I.G.E.R. Protocol: An Integrative, 5-Step Program to Treat and Heal Your Autoimmunity and The Paleovedic Diet: A Complete Program to Burn Fat, Increase Energy, and Reverse… Read More

My friend, Dr. Nicole Avena’s latest article


I have known Dr. Avena since 2009-time flies! This is her latest article on Infertility in Psychology Today. Why Aren’t We Talking About Infertility? One in five women is unable to get pregnant within the first year of trying. KEY POINTS Infertility has been a taboo topic, but our generation is breaking the silence. There… Read More

My first Ebook!

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Well, my first ebook is published! I’m excited to have you read it. There are 37 recipes, and stories–good, bad, funny, and embarrassing–from different layers/eras of my life.