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Taylor Marks

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Taylor Marks is a certified holistic health coach and professionally trained chef from The Institute of Culinary Education. Her passions include the latest research in health science, culinary arts, holistic wellness, and guiding others towards feeling their best.

Understand Your Blood Test Results: Top Experts Weigh In

We are believers in taking control of and advocating for our own health. After all, if we don’t, who will? Standard blood tests that your physician runs every year or so often don’t run all of the relevant labs to get a full picture of your health. And if...

Better Energy Through Knowing Your Chronotype: Dr. Michael Breus, The Sleep Doctor

Want to improve your health and boost energy? Align your life with your chronotype and body type to better understand when to fast, exercise, and sleep.  If we aren’t getting adequate sleep, a lot of physical and mental problems can follow from the obvious symptoms like fatigue and...

Six Senses’ Debut in Kyoto, Japan

Japan is one of our favorite destinations, a mix of the ancient and the hyper-modern. We fondly remember the 6am Buddhist monks chanting in their temple, the terracotta warriors, and wonderful hidden sushi bars. The legendary Six Senses resort is making its debut in downtown Kyoto, set to open...

Gut Health, Microbiome, and the Brain. Everything You Need to Know: Dr. Emeran Mayer

“Gut-health” has become a buzzword in the wellness industry, but what exactly is our gut and how do we know if it’s healthy? What role does it play in our overall health? What is its connection to the brain? Do probiotics or fermented foods do any good...

HRT, Estrogen and Menopause with Dr. Rebecca Dunsmoor-Su

Much of what is thought about hormone replacement therapy is outdated and untrue. We do a deep dive into: what is HRT, what are the benefits, and who should and should not be taking it. What happens during a woman’s hormone journey from childhood to post-menopausal? How...

Breakfast for Squirrels

Nuts and seeds make a high-fat, high-calorie, nutrient-dense breakfast that is a fantastic option for someone who is active and wants to feel full for hours. The key ingredients in this breakfast are chia seeds, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, coconut flakes, and raisins. We love this breakfast because in addition...

Change Your Life by Changing Your Brain: Dr. Patrick Porter, PhD: Neuroscience Expert and Founder of BrainTap®

Why do we feel good in the mountains, looking at a fireplace, or by the ocean? It is not the pretty landscapes; it has to do with their vibration frequencies.  Neuroscience has now figured out how to use sound and light to produce the same brain effects...

A Taste of Hawaii: Poke Bowl Recipe

When in Hawaii one must try local poke. Poke means to cut or slice in Hawaiian and refers to a dish of diced, raw, marinated fish, typically tuna or octopus. Poke is said to have originated from native Polynesians hundreds of years before westerners arrived on the islands. Today,...

My 9 Month Fitness Transformation: Susan Guidi

In 9 months, at 63 years old, Susan Guidi went from being 181 pounds to 138 lbs and found herself with a new sense of confidence and self-love. She shares with us exactly how she did it from her exercise routine to her diet plan to her...

The Real Truth About Keto, Fasting and Longevity: Jim Howard

What is the importance of biofeedback for longevity and improved physical performance? How can we accurately measure whether we are in ketosis? What is intermittent fasting? What impact does an 18:6 diet really have on our bodies? What is autophagy? How does fasting affect muscle mass? What...