Want to build a strong lean body when you're tired and overweight? Need movement that's easy but effective? Are your hormones imbalanced? What's the right diet and supplements for energy and weight? Here are my Clinic/Consult steps for a stronger, healthier body. First: Check Those Carbs A high-carb diet is the most common cause of weight gain. Period. Pasta, bread, rice, beans, juice, potatoes, dessert, candy, sodas, chips and ... Keep Reading >
Is Alzheimer’s Diabetes of the Brain?
Is Alzheimer's Diabetes of the brain? Alzheimer's has been called Diabetes Type 3 for more than a decade. Numerous studies are ongoing worldwide. This is great news for those wanting to protect the brain, despite their gene status. There is much you can do, at home, every day, to protect yourself from dementia. Here's a quote from one Alzheimers' website: The latest study to look at the effects of blood sugar levels on the brain has ... Keep Reading >
9 Big Causes of Hypothyroidism You May Not Know
What are the causes of hypothyroidism? Is it the thyroid gland itself, another endocrine gland, estrogen dominance or illness? Is low thyroid the problem or the symptom? This is THE key question in a functional wellness practice. Is an issue a symptom of another problem? Or is it the actual key problem that needs to be addressed. Exploring this changes the supplements I would suggest or the type of tests I run. Pros and Cons of Thyroid ... Keep Reading >
When to Take Bioidentical Hormones and When to Avoid
When to take Bioidentical Hormones is a frequent question from my Clients. Does every post-menopausal woman need them? If so, which hormones are good and which to avoid? First let's differentiate between Bioidentical Hormones and Synthetic hormones. Synthetic hormones have been used since the 1960's. These are hormone "mimics" patented by big Pharma companies. Since they are protected by patents they cannot be naturally occurring ... Keep Reading >
Epstein Barr Virus and Adrenal Fatigue
I have personal history with Epstein Barr virus and Adrenal Fatigue. Full-blown Adrenal Failure actually. Most people's Adrenals aren't affected as badly as that but EBV does affect them. Is Epstein Barr Really your Top Issue? For most people, no. It's common to have EBV Antibodies. EBV is Mono, an infectious Virus many of us got when younger. For some people, it is now "Reactivated Epstein Barr" where the virus may have become a top priority, ... Keep Reading >
Can Eggs Cause Gallbladder Problems?
Can eggs cause Gallbladder Problems? Yes! I have seen many client's digestive and Gallbladder symptoms improve after eliminating eggs. If you've already lost your gall bladder, even more reason to study this connection now. What Does the Gallbladder Do? The liver makes bile and sends it to the Gallbladder under the liver. It concentrates and stores bile until needed to digest fats. The Gallbladder is connected to the top of the small ... Keep Reading >
How to Do a Paleo Elimination Diet
A Paleo Elimination Diet is useful to look for food intolerances and digestive issues. But foods can also cause a wide variety of symptoms: rashes, throat clearing, snoring, reflux, pain in various areas of the body and more. Steps For a Paleo Elimination Diet 1). First, let's assume you are eating what I call "true and correct Paleo". Misconceptions about Paleo occur when you use information from random sources rather than people who work with ... Keep Reading >
Heart Disease and Cholesterol | What Does the Science Say?
Heart disease and cholesterol science evidence says that heart disease is both more complex and more simple than eating (or not eating) bacon and eggs. Cholesterol does NOT cause heart disease. Many, many independent studies confirm this. This article explains how even the USDA agreed with this in 2015. Heart Disease and Cholesterol Science? What We Hear #1). Cholesterol causes fatty deposits that clog arteries and impair blood flow, leading ... Keep Reading >
Blueberry Pudding Cake with Coconut Cream
Blueberry Pudding Cake is a great recipe anytime you're in the mood for blueberries, fresh or frozen. Partner them with almond flour and the coconut cream concentrate known as coconut butter. Coconut butter is not the same thing as coconut oil or coconut milk. It's ground coconut meat, like almond butter, but smooth and creamy. It can be used as a spread or flavoring in many foods, and adds a nice sweetness to this cake. I use Honeyville ... Keep Reading >
Managing Herpes Without Prescription Medications
Managing Herpes without prescription medications is what I do for my own health and with Clients. The right combination of herbs, amino acids, diet and stress management can work in both acute and recurring infections. The Herpes family is a large one and includes HSV1, HSV2, Shingles, Epstein Barr and ChickenPox (among others). Having struggled with all of these except HSV1 I have learned how to manage them without medications. I have ... Keep Reading >