Get organized-Help from the Organizing Diva

Here is a link to a podcast with Maureen Nuccitelli. maureen n

Maureen Nuccitelli has come a long way in the world of organizing and  consulting. In fact, in her youth she was pretty disorganized. What  changed? What happened? Well for one thing, it’s a “pain in the arse”  being disorganized.  Being disorganized sucks up way too much time,  effort and money. Sound familiar? She’d had enough. So she made a  concerted effort to learn all there was to know about organizing,  de-cluttering, efficiency and productivity.

This was her new life’s mission. And guess what? She started to learn  new habits, new ways and new tools—all in the pursuit of knowing  everything about organizing. Then as the years went by she started to  help others with their organizing challenges. She taught them how to be  more organized. Woa! You mean you can learn how to be organized? You bet  your life, Sista and Brotha!

Maureen helped clients, friends and family; she taught classes; wrote  newsletters and articles; and was quoted on blogs and websites.  She  lived and breathed all things related to organizing. It became her   passion. Then one day, a friend referred to her as “The Organizing Diva”. Given her sassy attitude about life, Maureen accepted the title with relish and a wink.  “Let’s have some fun” she thought.

But wait a minute, could learning to be organized be fun and and not  so stressful—well at least some of the time? Of course it can! How about  a little humor when life gets crazy? How about the fact that we’re all  in this together and we’re here to support each other? How about while  we’re laughing, we roll up our sleeves and learn how to do things  differently?

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The Benefits of CBD

Dr. Gary Kracoff talks with Miles Sarill, a national educator for CV Sciences, about the benefits of CBD.

What is CBD, what is it used for and how to select the proper CBD product is discussed during this interview.  

Click here to watch the interview.miles interview


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Natural solutions for Spring and Summer Allergies

Listen to this episode of my podcast, Staying Healthy Naturally- Dr. Gary Kracoff, Natural Solutions for Spring and Summer Allergies

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Neurofeedback with Jeff Citro

Listen to this episode of my podcast, Staying Healthy Naturally- Dr. Gary Kracoff, Neurofeedback with Jeff Citro

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Dr. Gary’s podcast is now live: “Staying Healthy Naturally”

I would like to introduce you to Staying Healthy Naturally. A podcast that focuses on healthy ways to help you achieve optimal health.

Click here to listen. It is live on, google podcasts, spotify, i-tunes, breaker, overcast, pocket casts, radiopublic.

Feel free to let me know any topics you would like to hear on the podcasts.

Thank you for your support.

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Get Ahead of the Next Big Wave in Healthcare

Click here to view a brief video for a better understanding of how very critical this information will be to healthcare in the coming years.
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You found out you have the MTHF C677T gene SNP! What should you do?

Testing your DNA can open many windows into pathways in the body that may not be working as well as they should.  Using this information properly can help you feel better, and help some metabolic pathways work better than they have been.

Many people are having their DNA tested for MTHFR, one of the genes responsible for methylating folic acid.  Folic acid is necessary for human life, and if you have the MTHFR C677T SNP, you probably are not methylating folic acid efficiently.

The quick response to this gene SNP is to take a large dose of methyl-folate and many people feel better at first.  But, there are a significant number of people who, after a few weeks or months of supplementing methyl-folate, start feeling worse.

How is this possible?  This nutrient is necessary for life, so why do some people who supplement with a necessary nutrient feel worse? 

To help explain this, you need to understand that genes, nutrients and their metabolic pathways are interconnected, and there are usually more than one gene SNP and pathway that is not working well.  If you support just one area, that pathway works more efficiently, but pushes the problem further downstream to the next sub-optimal pathway.

Methylation Map

Looking at this diagram, you can see MTHFR (3) in the middle of the picture.  If there are SNPS for MTR, MTRR, CBS, BHMT, MAT, DHFR, this can affect how the methyl-folate is used.

If there are other areas that needs support, adding methyl-folate can lead to decreases in glutathione, increases in ammonia, glutamate, super oxide, peroxynitrate, decreases in neurotransmitters, nitric oxide and any combination of these, and this can lead to a decreased sense of well-being.

This helps explain why testing only one gene such as MTHFR and not looking at the whole picture can lead to problems.

DNA testing and supporting the pathways are a great way to help understand where some imbalances may be, and to help correct the imbalances.  Make sure you are working with a practitioner that looks at the whole picture and each part of the above diagram.  The genetic report, along with lab tests, medical history, and symptomology should be put together to get a true picture of what needs to be done, and in what order. Sometimes labs such as NutrEval, Organic Acid test or Methylation pathway tests can be very helpful in understanding what is going on and what needs to be done.

Here is a short video that can help you understand that genetic testing and interpretation needs to be done completely, not just addressing one or two genes.

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Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

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