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Dr. Ritamarie Recommends
Raw Food: The Answers – How to Survive Long-Term
by Nomi Shannon & Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo
with Dr. Brian Clement
Dr. Brian Clement is Director of the world-reknowned Hippocrates Health Institute where more than 10,000 people have healed chronic disease over the last 40 years.
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By Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo
Cauliflower Soup: Raw Gluten Free Recipe:
Yummy, cleansing, easy to make recipe!
Assessing Your Own Thyroid Function:
Important testing your doctor may not tell you about.
Thyroid Assessment Secrets Even Your Doctor May Not Know About:
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• July 27th, 6:30 p.m. CDT
• August 31st, 6:30 p.m. CDT
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Tip of the Week:
One of the first steps Dr. Ritamarie’s patients take in her Coaching Programs is to determine the following important factor, regarding their journey to vibrant health:
Where Do I Want to Go?
Take some time this week and evaluate where you are now, where you want to be, and what’s stopping you from getting there.
Reunions, Registrations, and Recharge Opportunities to RRRev You Up!
May 16, 2013
It’s an exciting week here at Dr. Ritamarie Central. I’m busy creating content for several webinars this week.
This past Saturday, I taught an all day webinar to my Energy Recharge System Practitioner Coaching group. The topics were Immune System and Detoxification. We sure did go into depth, and everyone left empowered and “full”.
This Wednesday, I’m holding a practitioner training on Allergies, a B4 Be Gone Blood Sugar Balancing Class Reunion, and a VITAL Community Q&A Call – all on the same day!
And Thursday evening is the grand finale webinar for SHINE, my most recent webinar series about Secrets to happy Hormones, Invigorating Nutrition and endless Energy.
The first 2 webinars in the series got rave reviews. It’s exciting to get such a turnout. Over 2000 people have registered already, and we expect a few hundred more this week to hop on board. If you’re not already registered, check it out HERE:
I have something very special to announce on the call…so I sure hope you make it.
As much as I love what I do and connecting with you, I must admit that the highlight of my week will be having my college son Eric arrive home after finishing his first year of college.
It feels like just yesterday he was playing on the swings in the back yard and here he is now, a full grown man.
I can’t wait to hug him and welcome him home!
Did you notice we have a new newsletter format? Please do write to us and let us know how you like it.
Have an awesome week – fill your heart and soul with love, appreciation and visions of a fit, firm, and vibrant body.
See you on Thursday, or sooner!
Love, health, and joy,
Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo
How Happy are Your Hormones?
As part of my SHINE webinar series, I talk about the intimate connection between your everyday hormones (insulin, thyroid, and adrenal) and your “fun” hormones (estrogen, testosterone, and progesterone).
We discussed how too much stress uses up the building blocks of your sex hormones in order to make cortisol, and your sex hormones suffer. So does DHEA, and your skin sags, and your hair falls out!
Yikes. That’s no fun.
While we all run around looking for the fountain of youth, we often fail to look in our own back yards.
Managing stress and filling yourself with delicious nutrient dense whole foods can go a long way towards improving your longevity.
Restoring Balance to the Gut for Optimal health
As holistic health practitioners, our goal is to educate our patients and clients to take care of themselves before disease sets in, not after.
As you probably already know, the gut plays a key role optimizing health, and one of the most important considerations is the quality of gut flora.
Normal flora gets disrupted by steroids, birth control pills, and antibiotics — both ingested and in animal foods. The good bugs in the gut are important for synthesizing vitamins, providing protection from disease, and optimizing digestion.
When normal flora becomes disrupted, it sets the stage for the overgrowth of yeasts, fungii, bacteria, and viruses that can create digestive havoc and lead to nutrient deficiencies and serious disease. Studies increasingly suggest that each person’s unique gut flora composition, balance, and activity influence immune function and overall health.
From time to time, I am invited to free webinars that explore topics of importance in functional medicine and lab assessment.
Today I would like to share the link to an online event that Genova Diagnostics is hosting about gut flora and factors that impact its activity and composition, including genetic background, age, diet, and health status.
On the webinar they plan to talk about:
Click HERE to register. for Genova Diagnostic’s no cost event for health coaches interested in gut health.
Quick and Easy Low-Glycemic, Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Lemon Cheese Cake with Chocolate Sauce
Sometimes when you’re in a hurry, you may be tempted to reach for something quick and easy — and not so good for your body.
I made this recipe after dinner on Mother’s Day. My husband had made me a delicious meal, and I coyly asked, “What’s for dessert?” Flustered, he stammered, “It took me a long time to make dinner; I didn’t have time to make dessert.”
So I went into the kitchen and used the cashew/macadamia nut cheese he’d made for the lasagana, and I added coconut butter, lemon, lemon oil, almond extract, and erythritol (Zero). I would have done half stevia, half Zero, but he doesn’t like stevia. I put everything into a spring form pan and set it in the freezer for an hour or so. Had I wanted to spend more time, I could have made a crust. But we didn’t need it. The result was a delicious guilt-free dessert that didn’t spike anyone’s blood sugar!
Lemon “Cheese” Cake:
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.
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