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Health Tips & Recipes

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 [...]

Oct2017

The Dirt on Oils, why olive oil is not the healthiest cooking oil

By |October, 2017|Health Tips|

The Dirt on Oils Why olive oil is not the healthiest cooking oil As a lifelong olive oil user (like many of you), I was shocked to learn that stir-frying my veggies, pan-frying my salmon, and flash-roasting my root veggies in olive oil was not healthy. It turns out that olive is not the healthiest cooking oil when it comes to many common types of [...]

Sep2017

The Hidden Benefits of Getting Sick

By |September, 2017|Health Tips|

The Hidden Benefits of Getting Sick We have become a society of people who want a pill to fix every ill. We can't afford to be getting sick. Literally. We don't have the time to miss work, we can't take the pay cut, we don't have enough sick days, we're saving our few sick days for our summer vacation, etc. We also fear getting sick [...]

Sep2017

The Missing Piece of Your Healing Journey

By |September, 2017|Health Tips|

The Missing Piece of Your Healing Journey Healing through joy instead of effort I've felt stuck, or even like I was backsliding at many points in my healing journey over the last 15 years. Oftentimes, I would throw more herbs, supplements, diet adjustments, or testing at the problem. And sometimes it would work, and sometimes it would not. When it didn't work, there was a [...]