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Fran Sussman – Kale Chips and Chicken Jerky

Oct 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Kale chips are foolproof with a dehydrator, which can’t be said about making them in the oven, as I know from many trays gone wrong. The chicken jerky is for my pup Lucy. She’s a picky eater, and not particularly food oriented. The ONLY treat she likes is chicken jerky, and after all the recalls […]



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 – 10 Summettime Ways to Drink to Your Health

Jun 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

“What can I drink besides water?” Clients are always asking me that question, particularly after I take away their diet soda and coffee! (One cup of coffee a day, OK. More than that, not a good idea.) Fortunately, there are options that make healthy and refreshing summertime drinks. Here are some of my favorites: 1. […]



Fran Sussman – All About Food Sensitivities

Jun 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Most people wouldn’t think that the following symptoms could all be caused by a food sensitivity, but they often are. I have seen so many clients who come in with a long list of chronic symptoms, each of which has been treated, often unsuccessfully, with different medication, by a different specialist, and all of which […]



Fran Sussman – Health Tips for the Desk Bound

May 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

If you’re spending long days hunched over a desk or computer, you’re not alone. Here are seven ways to integrate healthier habits into a tough work day.   1. Mom was right. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, just as our mothers told us. Eat a healthy one before you start work, […]



Fran Sussman – Two Post Dental Procedure Homeopathic Remedies

May 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Don’t Go To The Dentist Without These With any dental work, from a simple cleaning to root canal, I recommend two homeopathic remedies to take after your procedure: arnica and hypericum.  Together they speed recovery, aid healing and reduce pain.  They are safe and effective for both adults and children. Arnica is probably the best […]



Fran Sussman – Don’t Confuse What’s Common for What’s Normal

May 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

When It Comes to Your Health – Don’t Confuse What’s Common for What’s Normal I was recently privy to a conversation wherein one friend complained of ongoing GI discomfort, and the other “comforted” her with the information that it was normal for women her age (she’s in her early 40s).  That it was probably IBD […]



Fran Sussman – Test Your Health IQ

Apr 25th, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Pop quiz alert! Get ready to test your health knowledge with this quick quiz. Are the following statements true or false?   1. Cutting calories is the best way to lose weight. 2. Soy is a health food. 3. If I can drink coffee any time and it doesn’t affect me, it’s OK to drink […]