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Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed and Healthy Food with Rachel Berman

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Susun Weed answers herbal health questions and interviews a guest. Rachel Berman, RD, CD/N, is the Health Editor at About.com. She provides users with practical science-based information related to nutrition, weight loss and health. Ms. Berman has worked with various patient populations in the clinical setting for almost a decade and is passionate about helping people develop a healthier relationship with food. In addition, Ms. Berman is the author of Boosting Your Metabolism For Dummies and Mediterranean Diet For Dummies, published by Wiley in 2013. 


This episode Q&A-includes:

• where did Susun begin her journey with herbs

• menopause is a hormonal change like puberty..

• cook your vegetables! cook kale for at least one hour..

• MEAL- meat eating animal lovers

• fall root preparations- dandelion, burdock, and yellow dock

• elderberry tincture for winter readiness..

• let your body acclimate to cold weather.

• at the very first sign of shingles use hypericum perforatum

• Aviva Romm has an excellent herbal book for parents treating children.

• if uterine fibroids are causing problems use vitex or saw palmetto tincture, investigate acupuncture, drink nourishing herbal infusions..

• red clover does not actually contain estrogen but phtosterols phytoestrogens..