Category Archives: Detox

Watch me tomorrow on the TV show “The Doctors”

Tomorrow (Thursday, October 11th) I will be on  “The Doctors” with my colleague, Dr. Myles Spar. We discuss how eating an anti-inflammatory diet can improve  health, eliminate pain and prevent disease. One of my patients, Laura, will also be on the show documenting how following  Akasha’s 3-week cleanse, along with drinking an anti-inflammatory protein smoothie […]

Raw Chia Seed and Oat Porridge

I made this (almost) raw porridge this morning- the whole family loved it.  The chia and hemp seeds add fiber and lots of healthy omega 3 fatty acids. ¼ cup chia seeds* 1/2 cup organic rolled oats** 6 dates (remove pits) 4 Tablespoons hemp seeds ½ teaspoon vanilla ½ teaspoon cinnamon Pinch of nutmeg Pinch […]

Sunday Millet Breakfast

Millet is a gluten-free grain and one of the least allergenic grains available. It is a small, round, yellow grain and can be found in most health food stores. If you’re not used to eating millet for breakfast (or eating millet at any time of day), try this hearty and flavorful recipe. You can use […]

Overcoming Sugar Addiction

I received quite a few emails after my last post about sugar addiction.  Yes, you know sugar is not good for you, but you NEED it…especially after a meal and certainly after you’ve eaten a bite of chocolate goodness. What was once thought of as a relatively innocuous source of empty calories is now understood […]

Environmental Triggers and Autism

I meant to write about a recent finding linking proximity to freeways with autism nearly a month ago. But then Sophie started night waking again and resisting naps, which left me tired and strapped for time. She is sleeping peacefully at the moment, so, with a cup of green tea by my side, I’m excited […]

Join us for a Cleanse weekend intensive!

Our next Take Charge group cleanse takes place over the weekend of September 25th and September 26th at the Loews Beach Hotel in Santa Monica.  This is our first weekend intensive cleanse workshop.  For all those who were not able to commit to weekly meetings, we heard you, and have created an exciting  schedule of  […]

Hello Again…

I have received quite a few emails reminding me that there has been a bit of blog inactivity. This is true. My apologies. I am working on so many wonderful projects at the moment- it seems my blog has been neglected. As for my projects—Akasha’s next Take Charge Group Cleanse starts on July 7th at […]

Spring Cleanse

I have been medically supervising patients through individualized  cleanses for a few years now. Recently, the Akasha Center for Integrative Medicine has opened our Take Charge cleanse to the community. It has been quite a success so far. Our next Take Charge group cleanse will be held at the Agape Center. We will meet for […]