Category: Nutrients

Lectins: Friend or Foe?

The basis of a Paleo diet is to remove all grains and beans.  One reason is that they contain lectins.   Lectins have been a hot topic of debate lately. To avoid or not, that is the question many ask!  Dr. Gundry’s “The Plant Paradox” has brought to light a food component that previously hasn’t been… Read more »

Personalized Plans through Genetic Interpretation

To help shape and personalize a nutrition and lifestyle plan, we ask just about everyone to get some type of genetic testing done.  We use this information to help find possible answers in red flag situations, but more importantly to develop a lifelong preventive plan. Most of our patients use the simple 23andme home kit… Read more »

Medications and Micronutrient Depeltion

When taking any medication whether it is a prescription or over-the counter there are many opportunities for nutritional depletions. Medications are supposed to be digested in the stomach for best absorption via stomach acid. Any pH abnormalities (such as being too high or too low) could exacerbate the absorption of medications and possibly nutrient absorption…. Read more »