A day of Fasting and Bulletproof coffee.

Bulletproof coffee made with quality coffee beans, with good fats like grass-fed butter or ghee and MCT Oil, increases focus, provides long-lasting energy, banishes hunger and cravings, and helps with weight loss. By the way, it can also be a tea! Caffeinated tea. After I wake up, I drink just water with a bit of… Continue Reading


In the news – Certain vitamins and minerals may help boost longevity | Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

“These substances help keep the body running smoothly. If supplies run low, the body may have to pull resources from tasks like repairing DNA damage that keep cells younger and healthier, but keeping supplies up could prevent this, according to Ames.” Another reason why eating a nutrient dense diet is critical! Clean nutritious fuel for… Continue Reading


In the news – One of the world’s largest banks has issued a dire warning about the future of food safety. ‘Devastating’ antibiotic resistance – Business Insider

  It is pretty clear for so many reasons why you should not buy factory farmed meats. Vote with your dollar, ask your restaurant what type of meat they use. When farmers feed antibiotics to their animals, they create antibiotic-resistant bacteria, which can lead to antibiotic-resistant ” superbugs ” in humans. Over time, this could… Continue Reading


Inactivity and death.

“…inactivity has surpassed obesity and smoking as the leading cause of preventable death in the world.” Because I am all about prevention! Movement is life. Hippocrates said, “If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to… Continue Reading


UAB – News – In cardiac injury, the NSAID carprofen causes dysfunction of the immune system

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication, or NSAIDs, are widely used as a pain reliever, to reduce fevers and to lower inflammation. They are readily available in any household in over-the-counter form, such as aspirin or ibuprofen for example. This is a great research piece and a very important one especially for the world of sports, where the… Continue Reading


Cast iron burgers on the grill.

The juices burgers we have ever made! The very first time we made these we were shocked at how easy and good it was. This was the second time, no smoke, no charring of the meat (very carcinogenic), no dryness so we had to share. We use grass-fed beef, spices, fresh herbs, chopped onions in a… Continue Reading


Just how bad is sugar for you?

With my obsession to manage my autoimmune conditions without using prescription drugs, sugar was one of the main offenders. Sugar is addictive and the sooner you get it out of your system the sooner you will realize just how desensitized your taste buds are to sugar by overexposure to junk foods packed with sugars, saturated… Continue Reading


OMAD and Intermitent Fasting

I received this newsletter today and it was an exact question I had to discuss with a friend a couple of days ago. Is following OMAD (one meal a day) eating plan good for weight loss and is it considered fasting? I personally believe it is, in fact, fasting because you effectively fast for over… Continue Reading


Does Red Light Therapy Really Work?

JOOVV does! First time I have heard of red light therapy was through Dave Asprey of Bulletproof. I trust his biohacking ways to point me in the directions I then can myself research, and so I did with JOOVV. I researched, I read, I even consulted with my doctor and my chiropractor. Finally, I made… Continue Reading


The best essential oils company :)

I took this course and I loved it! Even after years of using essential oils, I have learned so much! Especially fascinating for me was the production class. It is absolutely free, you earn free oils as you study. And their oils are organic!!! Jade Bloom is truly an amazing company, their goal is to… Continue Reading


Bone Broth Recipe.

I grew up on bone broth! But from 1991 to 2010 I have not had any. The reason?! We moved to the USA and started eating a low-fat diet. Bone broth came back into my life 8 years ago, in 2010 when as a nursing mother I was diagnosed with lichen planus (LP), lichen planopilaris (LPP)… Continue Reading


Kickboxing training

Kickboxing class with Coach K. Watch the video.         We offer only private classes with Coach K. Group classes are no longer offered. Only One-on-One sessions. To schedule please feel free to call Coach K. on his cell 617-510-0835 or email him at Selivan@108Strong.com    


People pleasing – I am so over it!

There is much talk about stress as a cause of disease and inflammation, and in my experience, among other factors, much of that stress is caused by people in our lives. There is my family, my close friends – my “tribe”, and there are other friends, those I just run into, know in passing, neighbors, acquaintances, who… Continue Reading


Going Bulletproof.

Our 108Strong nutrition plan has two principles at its base. One is the Bulletproof Diet and the other is Deep Nutrition by Dr. Cate. Here is how I and later my whole family became Bulletproof. Deep Nutrition deserves its own post 🙂 In February of 2010, I was diagnosed with a bunch of autoimmune disorders LP, OLP,… Continue Reading


Cancer Prevention

In recent years there has been more and more research coming up about cancer prevention. It has always been my belief that we can lead a preventative lifestyle by eating healthful foods, being active, living mindfully and learning to deal with stress, then even if one gets seriously sick at some point – being preventative… Continue Reading


Latest research and benefits of turmeric

Great article outlining the latest research and benefits of turmeric. An important note! Adding black pepper to a meal prepared with turmeric enhances turmeric’s bioavailability by 1,000 times! So the effectiveness of turmeric is 1,000 higher when taken with pepper. I make sure to add 1/3 to 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric to my meal at least… Continue Reading