Why we crave the quick-fix

Posted on: August 15th 2018

Everybody loves a quick-fix.

Who wouldn’t want their symptoms dissolved in an instant with a miracle pill or short-term protocol?

Or, even if we don’t think that’s in our reach, what about finding the one root cause that, when addressed, will (finally) fix everything?

It’s a nice thought. In fact, it’s quite a seductive thought. But the endless search for the quick-fix is a trap. That’s because the quick-fix simply doesn’t exist for most chronic

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say aloha to aloe

Posted on: July 26th 2018

Most years, I spend a few weeks on an island. The skies are fickle, the land is lush and the sea and sand are sweet as can be. Chickens run wild and every so often you hit a patch of road that smells of aromatic, rotting fruit.

It’s my annual working vacation on my favorite Hawaiian island, Kauai—taking the time to cleanse my body and soul.

But this year, my trip is not to be. With a busy work schedule and my boy away for much of the summer, I’m staying put in Portland. That means I need to create a new opportunity to cleanse and I aim to offer the same to you.

The Functional Nutrition Alliance Summer Cleanse: Truly Food Ways to Nurture Your Intestinal Health (Summer Cleanse for short!) kicks off on August 6th and there’s Special Discount Pricing that you don’t want to miss (it’s just $67 for this one week program until Monday

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Start with the Gut

Posted on: July 25th 2018

On occasion, I like to write up what I call a Consumer Report. I’m not talking about cars or computers here, but instead goodies like coconut and cocoa.

Like you, I can easily get caught out-and-about and also just appreciate being able to buy a pre-packaged thing or two that meets my exacting standards. I especially love to get my hands on a product that simultaneously passes the grade and is gratifying to the taste buds.

That’s what these Consumer Report emails are all about!

Today I raise a glass to KeVita, my go-to drink on-the-go.

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