Are you using the Lysine Arginine ratio for Herpes support? Correctly? Lysine and Arginine are two of twenty amino acids (proteins). Proteins are building blocks for hundreds of things - muscles, neurotransmitters, blood cells, enzymes and more. Lysine is one of Eight Essential Amino Acids, meaning we do NOT make Lysine so MUST get it in our diet. The Standard American Diet can be deficient in Lysine because it is grain-based. Is this why ... Keep Reading >
Gluten & Health
Humans + Grains…. Do They Add Up?
I am constantly amazed at what occurs in those brave enough to get off gluten and other grains (including rice, corn, wheat, rye, oats, quinoa, millet and more) to see if that improves their health and life in any way. The results I see in clients are wide-ranging and permanent, and can be neurological, emotional, bowel related, pain related, sleep, energy and more. Grains are inflammatory for several reasons. All living beings defend ... Keep Reading >
How to Survive Cheat Days and Food Mishaps
Wondering how to survive cheat days? Are you planning to break your diet or got "glutened" by accident? How can you feel better faster? Answer #1 is to hydrate with Spring water and a pinch of Sea Salt to help the Lymph and Liver. My clients know I never advocate "cheat days". To me, nothing's worth feeling badly on purpose or going on a swing - high carb, low carb, fast days, feast days... Balance works best for me. How to Survive Cheat ... Keep Reading >
Avoiding Hidden Gluten at Home and at Play
Avoiding hidden gluten? Avoiding gluten in bread is easy, but you need help to find the rest of it. Is it hiding in your pet's food for example? Whether you're Celiac, gluten-sensitive, or eating Ancestral or Paleo, finding hidden exposure to gluten can be life-changing. It was for me - breathing a tiny bit of oat dust in my pony's feed was enough to keep my Celiac antibodies elevated. Perhaps even more important? The impact your gluten can ... Keep Reading >
Is Your Hair Care Making You Sick?
Is your hair care making you sick? Skin and scalp absorb a lot, sending it straight into the bloodstream. The moisturizer you put on your skin disappears, right? Would you really eat that hair dye or shampoo? Or breathe ammonia, chlorine or formaldehyde? Here's 5 classes of ingredients you, your stylist and your family want to stay away from. Avoid rashes, toxic headaches, inflamed scalp, and chemical overload. Especially important if you are ... Keep Reading >
The Autoimmune Wellness Handbook Book Review
Here's "The Autoimmune Wellness Handbook" book review and my Primal Diet - Modern Health podcast with authors Mickey Trescott and Angie Alt. With 5 auto-immune disorders between them, Mickey and Angie share their successes and lifestyle tips for living well with chronic illness. Autoimmune disorders can be hard to diagnose and medical solutions are limited. For Mickey, Angie, myself and many others in the "real food" community, going ... Keep Reading >
5 Steps I Took To Heal Leaky Gut
If you want better health now and in the future, you have to heal leaky gut. It's the key to preventing and reversing autoimmune disorders which some say most ALL of us have. And to helping resolve pain, indigestion, allergies, headaches, rashes and more. Remind me! What is Leaky Gut Syndrome? Here's what I wrote in my "Leaky Gut Symptoms, Causes & Tests" in June 2016: "The small intestine digests and absorbs nutrients, makes much of our ... Keep Reading >
Leaky Gut Symptoms, Causes and Tests
What are Leaky Gut symptoms and is there a reliable Leaky Gut test? Why is leaky gut so important? Leaky Gut Syndrome may be the cause of most chronic health problems in the body and brain. Intestinal Permeability is linked to the extreme rise of autoimmune, inflammatory and intestinal disorders in the last 40 years. Heal the gut and help your immune system, digestion, hormones and neurotransmitters. If you want to hear my Primal Diet - ... Keep Reading >
How To Get Relief From Fibromyalgia Pain and Fatigue
You deserve relief from Fibromyalgia pain and fatigue. It's a "global disorder", impacting body functions from head to toe. Fibromyalgia can be described as heightened sensory overload, similar to PTSD. Symptoms can include musculoskeletal pains, hormonal issues, headache, fatigue, sleep problems, anxiety and much more. I have an excellent Primal Diet - Modern Health podcast on Fibromyalgia on iTunes or on my website with more info on ... Keep Reading >
Canker Sores and Mouth Ulcers
I struggled with canker sores and mouth ulcers most of my life. Until I went fully gluten free and committed to the Paleo Diet. Now they only come if I bite the inside of my lip while sleeping or eating. These are not viral or allergic in nature anymore... Working on my bite as I am now, expanding my palate and moving my jaw forward with special dental retainers has aggravated this a little temporarily as my bite is constantly ... Keep Reading >
How Roundup is Linked to Celiac Disease and Autism
How Roundup is linked to Celiac Disease and Autism is a much-debated issue. Dr. Seneff of MIT asserts a proven connection between Celiac, Autism and Roundup. Is Roundup (and our processed food diet) responsible for our escalating health problems? The most commonly used herbicide in America, many foods are now genetically engineered to better "tolerate" heavy doses of Roundup. I spoke at length with Dr. Stephanie Seneff, a Senior Research ... Keep Reading >
What are the Best Leaky Gut Supplements?
Leaky Gut Syndrome may be the common factor underlying modern health concerns, including autoimmune problems, Fibromyalgia, and intestinal issues such as colon cancer and IBS. Among the many leaky gut supplements on the market, LGUT from Systemic Formulas is one used in my clinic and my online store. I offer a state-of-art lab test for leaky gut from Cyrex Labs for clients doing Consults with me. It's helpful to know if it's your diet, Leaky ... Keep Reading >