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Health Tips & Recipes

Nov2017

Gluten Effects: My personal story

By |November, 2017|Health Tips|

Gluten Effects: My personal story I was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2013 after many many years of unexplained health issues. I was likely suffering from the disease for a long time before that. Celiac disease and gluten effects are different for everyone but I want to share my story for those of you who are curious. No, I never "cheat" I get asked all [...]

Nov2017

Never Forget To Take Your Herbal Formulas or Supplements Again

By |November, 2017|Health Tips|

Never Forget To Take Your Herbal Formulas or Supplements Again Herbal formulas (herein referred to as simply "herbs"), vitamins, and supplements can work incredibly well for treating a variety of health conditions when used properly. Keyword there is used properly. All herbs, vitamins, and supplements are designed to work at a therapeutic dosage. Too little, no effect or wrong effect. Too much, side effects or [...]

Nov2017

SIBO Treatment: 5 Tips for Beating SIBO

By |November, 2017|Health Tips|

SIBO Treatment: 5 tips for beating SIBO If you're going through small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) treatment for the first time or the fourth time, you are probably feeling frustrated and worried it may come back or not go away completely. I have dealt with SIBO a number of times and treated many patients with this condition. I know how tough it can be! Focusing on root [...]

Oct2017

Juice is not a health food

By |October, 2017|Health Tips|

Juice is not a health food I started noticing a trend in my practice--while patients often reported feeling great and initially losing weight during a juice fast or when introducing juices, after several weeks or months they were reporting weight gain and increase in fatigue and appetite. This led me to do a bit more digging into what's going on with juice. There are a [...]

Oct2017

Why Mayo is Healthier than Juicing

By |October, 2017|Health Tips|

Why Mayo is Healthier than Juicing Mayonnaise: Love it or hate it, you probably have an opinion Mayonnaise, if you were to make it at home, would consist of egg yolks, oil, vinegar, salt, lemon juice, and mustard. That's it. Let's break down those ingredients in terms of health. I don't think anyone is going to put up a fight about vinegar, lemon juice, mustard, [...]

Oct2017

Coconut Oil: Healthy or Harmful?

By |October, 2017|Health Tips|

Coconut Oil: Healthy or Harmful? Don't panic about the American Heart Association's (AHA) 2017 statement on coconut oil-- this is the same organization that put out the junk science of the nineties saying everyone should be eating margarine and bread and avoiding fat. It led to an obesity and diabetes epidemic, which, ironically, is the true culprit behind heart disease. We need to be very skeptical [...]