Are you tired of feeling sick or depressed? Is your immune system compromised? Do you feel older than you are? Consider nutrition to help you get back on the right path. A Vitamin D deficiency may be contributing to poor health. Vitamin D: What is it? Vitamin D or the “Sunshine Vitamin” is an essential… Read more »
Category: Preventative Health Care
It’s Blueberry Time!
Summer is here, and there’s nothing quite like the refreshing taste of berries during this hot month of July. Luckily, blueberry season is at its peak this month. So much so, that July is nicknamed National Blueberry Month! But blueberries aren’t just praised for their refreshing summery flavor. They also have numerous amounts of health… Read more »
The Poisonous Apple
One of the primary ways that new plants spread and grow involves the dispersal of the seeds. Animals eat fruit, and the seeds of the ingested fruit get dispersed through the digestive system of the animals. We know that animals only eat ripe fruit, but how do they know not to eat the unripe fruit?… Read more »
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 »
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 »
Just Say “Yes” to NO
What would you say if someone told you that a simple gas can improve overall health? If we increase this gas in the body, then we will slow down the aging of our arteries, lower inflammation, improve our immune system and reduce oxidative stress. People who are deficient in this gas may suffer from hypertension,… Read more »
Gall Bladder Issues? Consider Bile!
Bile: The Underweighted Element One issue that we commonly see with the clients in our office is the inability to or difficulty in digesting fat. To us that suggest the possibility for a number of things, however one place we may start is in considering the quality and quantity of bile. What is bile? Bile… Read more »
Common Probiotic Misconceptions and Facts
We often recommend probiotics in our practice. Every day, we answer questions regarding the importance of probiotics, the best brands and how and where to purchase them. There are other considerations that we would like to share with you. Probiotics are microorganisms that have been shown to prevent and treat illnesses. They are often referred… Read more »
Broccoli Sprouts- A Superfood!
For full screen, click here If there is one food that is a standout as a super food I would say broccoli sprouts are in the top 10. Broccoli spouts are a cruciferous vegetable that contains 50 times more antioxidants than mature broccoli. The key is to make sure you buy organic broccoli seeds…. Read more »
Fall Back Into Good Health
Ready to turn your clocks back? With cooler weather and shorter days, we certainly feel the change in the air. There are more changes than the weather, especially this year. We anticipate change after the election, no matter what the outcome. We anticipate preparation for the holidays. With holiday catalogs already filling our mailbox, we… Read more »