The Toronto Sun, Frazzled Hurried Woman!

My book, Frazzled Hurried Woman! Your Stress Relief Guide to Thriving…Not Merely Surviving is featured in The Toronto Sun! The Saturday Sun, October 27, 2012 Reassess stress New book coaches women on handling modern life RITA DEMONTIS, Toronto Sun Frazzled, hurried … women. Is there any other kind? And when has stress become the new … Read more

Teen Nutrition: Overfed and Undernourished?

Teens need exceptional nutrition – their bodies are still growing and maturing and so are their brains. Poor nutrition can lead to mood swings, especially for teens when hormones are changing (and raging). Too many chemicals, high sugar products plus not enough nutrients in their bodies are a bad combination. Without good nutrition, teens will … Read more

The Best Superfoods for Better Moods and Svelt Waistlines!

Hippocrates who lived around 400 BC was known as the “Father of Western Medicine.” He said: “Let food be thy medicine and let thy medicine be food”. Superfoods have been around since the dawn of time as humans started to make connections between foods that harm and foods that heal. We just have to look … Read more

Anti-anxiety Tips To Help You Stay Calm

Do you sometimes get anxious when you are upset with someone or before a presentation? Do you feel stressed, a lack of control and don’t know how you’ll cope. It’s time for some anti-anxiety steps to calm your mind. Two stress chemicals adrenaline and cortisol are produced by the adrenal glands in response to stress. … Read more

Cutting Calories In a Safe, Smart Way? Just Add Nutrients Instead

Some people cut too many calories and their bodies think “this is famine time; I’d better hold on to all my fat; who knows when the next meal is coming?” That’s how the body reacts to restricted calories – metabolism slows down to gather reserves. There are a lot of malnourished overweight people. How can … Read more

7 Steps to Instant Well-Being and Stress Reduction

News Updates from Health In Harmony Exciting news! My book, Frazzled Hurried Woman! Your Stress Relief Guide to Thriving…Not Merely Surviving is now available at most Chapters/Indigo/Coles stores across Canada. The book will continue to be stocked in several more retail outlets – stay tuned for more events and book signings. Coming Up: Book Signing … Read more

Depression and Other Mental Illnesses Respond to Lifestyle, Diet and Nutrient Therapy

The weekend of April 27 – 29, 2012, I attended the outstanding 41st Annual International OMT (Orthomolecular Medicine Today) conference in Vancouver, B.C. Initially, in the early years, this conference sponsored by the charitable foundation, ISF (International Schizophrenia Foundation), was mostly focused on therapeutic nutritional treatments of schizophrenia. Their focus grew to encompass all forms … Read more

Holistic Nutrition to Tune Up Your Brain

“You are what you eat!” In anticipation of Mental Health Week (May 7-13) the following nutrition tips will underscore the need for nutrients through better diet and supplementation to feed the body and the brain. Improved nutrition coupled with stress reduction are a healthy pair to help combat the detrimental effects of a busy, hurried lifestyle … Read more