Probiotics. It’s a big buzzword in the natural health community. Why? We all know that probiotics are really great for us! They’re on commercials, they’re all over Whole Foods and Sprouts and all these healthy markets. I’ve even seen them in some pharmacies.
A patient recently asked What are the most important things you do every day to positively impact your health? It’s an excellent question, and my response may surprise you. As a constant self-experimenter, I’ve been known to use some unconventional methods in seeking my best possible health. I call these “counterintuitive strategies” because they take […]
The doctor runs some tests and tells you that you have diabetes or pre-diabetes. His solution to diabetes? He hands you a prescription with a smile on his face as if he just saved your life. At this point, there is a sense of relief because at least there is a reason for why you […]
Eating too much sugar can negatively affect your brain and body, including increased risk for cavities, weight gain, cognitive decline, and increased risk for disease. Mark Hyman, MD ~ Some Americans consume over three-quarters of a pound of sugar and flour (that converts to sugar) daily. This amounts to “a pharmacologic dose our bodies were […]
There are three main categories of immune system disorders and diseases: Allergies, asthma and atopic disorders Immune deficiency, also known as immunodeficiency Autoimmunity. Iwould like to help you understand these better and help you know what you can do to boost your immune system and get your body healthy again. Health Disorders due to an […]
One of the biggest struggles I see with many of our practice members coming in is that they’re having digestive problems. Whether it’s an inflammatory issue like ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, or acid reflux, digestive problems are rampant. The leading causes of digestive disorders are: Lack of nutrition in our food Overabundance of […]
1. GMOs Are Unhealthy The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) urges doctors to prescribe non-GMO diets for all patients. They cite animal studies showing organ damage, gastrointestinal and immune system disorders, accelerated aging, and infertility. Human studies show how genetically modified (GM) food can leave material behind inside us, possibly causing long-term problems. Genes […]
Can chiropractic adjustments promote weight loss? While chiropractic adjustments rarely receive recognition for their ability to assist in weight loss, a chiropractic adjustment directly changes body chemistry, a result proven to be a major factor in helping both men and women lose weight. Sound science behind the benefits of an adjustment clearly shows the connection between […]
Like you, I have some favorite family recipes that don’t exactly fit my definition of healthy food. Fortunately, there are some easy swaps you can make to healthify any of your favorite recipes!
Dietary choices contribute to a growing number of chronic and deadly diseases. A key factor in the development of most diseases is a lack of nutrients, vitamins and minerals along with an overpopulation of undesirable gut bacteria. So how can you avoid these poor choices and maximize your digestive health?