Inflammation – it’s the starting point for so many life-altering conditions and diseases. It’s also avoidable, yet every day millions of Americans prime themselves for health disasters – like cancer, heart disease, obesity, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, and many autoimmune diseases – by making choices that unwittingly promote chronic inflammation.
In my practice, we talk a lot about cultivating the good habits that are foundational to creating a healthy and happy life: wholesome real food, restorative rest, movement, relaxation, protection from toxins and connection. But in the whirl of our fast-paced, over-scheduled lives, there is another element which is often overlooked – and that’s joy.
It’s no secret that I love to eat, and my favorite food of all? Avocados. I’m bananas for them! Avocados are truly one of nature’s little miracle foods, and I encourage you to enjoy them several times a week.
Vitamin K. It’s one of those vitamins that people know they probably need, but aren’t entirely sure why. That’s in part due to the fact that vitamin K is actually a group of vitamins, adding to the general confusion over which K does what to support your health.
What’s one prescription I am always happy to dispense? Take two belly laughs and call me in the morning. Safer than any big pharma pill-of-the-moment and free of harmful side effects, laughter is one of the easiest things you can do to promote healing and well being.