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Fran Sussman – Sinus Problems : Holistic Approach

Jul 24th, 2013 | By | Category: Lifestyle

One of my first clients, in the early 90s, was a man with sinus problems. That wasn’t why he came to me. I don’t even remember what the issue was that brought him into my office. He considered his chronic sinus issues a fact of life: every couple years he had surgery to remove polyps, […]



Fran Sussman – How to Make Your Own Healthy Salad Dressing

Jul 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Making healthy, delicious, sugar-free salad dressing is easy and fun. There are endless variations and it is practically foolproof.  The traditional proportions call for 3 parts oil to one part vinegar, but I prefer closer to 2 to 1. It will vary with the acidity of the vinegar you choose, as well as the other […]



Fran Sussman – Alternatives to ADD Drugs

May 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Lifestyle

“To date, no study has found any long-term benefit of attention-deficit medication on academic performance, peer relationships or behavior problems, the very things we would most want to improve. ” Children’s A.D.D. Drugs Don’t Work Long-Term – NYTimes.com. This is so important, given the number of children (and adults) on drugs for ADD/ADHD, or contemplating it. […]



Fran Sussman – Compassion Burn Out

May 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Lifestyle

A long-term client asked me last night about compassion burn out.  “You’ve been doing this for so long.  Don’t you get tired of taking care of people and hearing everyone’s stories all day long?  Are there people you wish you didn’t have to see?” I paused, took in the question deeply, and was happily surprised […]



Fran Sussman – Why Weight Loss Programs Fail

Apr 24th, 2013 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Does your weight make you miserable? Are you discouraged, frustrated, maybe even in despair? Are you fed up with promises and programs that don’t work for you? It’s not your fault! You haven’t failed if you couldn’t succeed in the first place! Here of the top reasons weight loss programs fail: •    Hidden food sensitivities […]



Fran Sussman – Easy Raw Vegan Chocolate Truffles

Apr 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Lifestyle

You know those fabulously delicious and fabulously extravagant raw chocolate truffles you see in health food stores? Want to know how to make them at home? It’s really simple, and while these are not “diet” food, they are food: healthy, unprocessed and good for you in so many ways. So, enjoy! Raw Vegan Truffles (Basic […]



Gluten Sensitivity Associated With Asthma Depression and More

Mar 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Lifestyle

When my son was 6 months old, he suddenly came down with violent eczema: bright red patches on his cheeks, elbows and legs that drove him crazy with itchiness.  My smiling cheerful “sunshine boy” was suddenly transformed into a miserable, crying, bloody mess.  I brought him to the pediatrician, who prescribed a steroid cortisone cream, […]



Fran Sussman – Sinfully Delicious Yet Healthy Brownies

Mar 13th, 2013 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Uh oh… Brownies that are irresistible *and* healthy?  Be careful. You may not be able to control yourself, but you can retain your virtuous aura: there’s no junk in these at all. These are the best gluten free casein free sugar free brownies I’ve made yet.  Dangerously divine! Why are they so good? Apart from […]



Fran Sussman – Chia Seeds – Good Stuff

Mar 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Pssssst!! Looking for chia seeds? You should be!  They give you almost unbelievably concentrated nutrition. Chia seeds are richer in Omega 3s than salmon. They are about two-thirds Omega 3s, so important for everything from heart health to skin to the brain and nervous system. They are a great source of complete protein, much more […]



Fran Sussman – 7 Seasonal Steps to Improve Your Health

Feb 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Everyone wants to be healthier, and most people have a list of “shoulds” they hang over themselves like a spooky Halloween shroud.  But making changes doesn’t have to be daunting, or scary!  Here’s a list of seven that can have a significant impact on your health and well-being. 1. Nuts and Seeds I am surprised […]