How to take Lysine for Herpes is an essential question if you have HSV. Not too much, not too little. And at the right time. Lysine for Herpes - A Track Record of Success People have taken Lysine for Herpes and Shingles for decades. Being a sufferer myself, I depend on Lysine as ONE supplement to help manage the Herpes virus. Along with diet changes and other key supplements. Lysine and Arginine amino acids (proteins) counteract each ... Keep Reading >
Grains & Sugars
Are You Getting Enough Calories on Paleo?
Are you getting enough calories on Paleo? Is it time to add more carbohydrates, fat, or more Paleo calories in general? I ask my female Clients of average weight to eat around 1800 Calories/day. Men about 2300 Calories. Getting Enough Calories on Paleo Here are the keys to getting enough Paleo calories. If you're at a decent weight, or exercising hard, you'll want at least 100 grams of carbs. (Petite women can aim for 75/day). Many ... Keep Reading >
Choosing the Best Grain Free Cat Food
Need help choosing the best grain free cat food? I am a Functional Health coach and teach my (human) Clients to primarily eat foods we ate before Agriculture and factories. Our historical diet. The same is true for pets. What Do Cats Eat in Nature? Cats are "Obligate Carnivores". They eat meat and all of the animal that comes with the meat - organs, bones, (some of the) feathers, stomach contents, etc. Cats don't graze on grass like ... Keep Reading >
4 Good Foods for Constipation (and No Laxatives)
Need some good foods for constipation? Chronic constipation and occasional constipation have different causes and need different support. Either way, here are ideas to help know what to eat for constipation and reduce laxative use, toxic stool softeners and excess dosing of Magnesium. (All Vitamins and Minerals need to be in balance - taking too much of one can throw others into deficit. Here is a well-balanced multi). 4 Good Foods for ... Keep Reading >
How Many Vegetables And Fruits Do I Need?
How many vegetables and fruits do I need a day? I believe adults and teens need 6 to 9 servings daily of vegetables and fruits. Mostly vegetables... This will provide the majority of your carbohydrate intake, and avoids excess starchy, fattening carbs that are hard to digest and cause swings in your blood sugar. For now, let's take a closer look at carbohydrates.... In my DVD, The Diet For Human Beings, I suggest that humans are not ... Keep Reading >
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 >
Is a Low Arginine Diet for Herpes Permanent?
Is a low Arginine Herpes diet permanent? Do you need to stay 100% strict with it forever? The answers are: Yes, No and Maybe... What is a Low Arginine Diet for Herpes? You'll benefit from reading my other blog posts on this and/or listening to their Podcasts. I give detailed instructions on WHY you must reduce Arginine amino acid, the foods high in Arginine and what to eat and avoid. As well as proven Supplements to help control ... Keep Reading >
Are You Eating Dinner Too Early?
Are you eating dinner too early? The best time to eat dinner may change your sleep and energy. Waking at 3 AM is a common problem. It sometimes relates to "Nocturnal Hypoglycemia", low blood sugar during the night. Nocturnal Hypoglycemia has several main causes: Eating too many carbohydrates, sugars, starch, alcohol and juice during the day Not eating enough protein and fat during the day (always avoid Canola, Corn and Soy Oil ... Keep Reading >
How Does Candida Cause Weight Gain? Taming the Carb Beast
How does Candida cause weight gain? Calories from excess Carbohydrates is usually the reason for weight gain. Barring severely low Thyroid function or genetic disorders, it's the carbs that cause Candida, Metabolic Syndrome, pre-diabetes, Diabetes Type II, Obesity, and all their side effects. Pasta, bread, sodas, cereal, candy, fruit juice, corn chips, sugars and more are not good food for Humans. Small amounts of tubers - potato, yam, ... Keep Reading >
Managing Herpes Without Prescription Medications
Managing Herpes without prescription medications is a goal for my own health and for Clients. The right combination of supplements, diet and stress management can work in 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 never taken ... Keep Reading >
How Alkaline Diets and Alkaline Water Get It Wrong
Proponents of alkaline diets and alkaline water get it wrong. Why aren't pH altered waters and "alkaline" diets the cure-all we've been told? My view on pH is based on hard-earned personal knowledge, working to regain my health. Here's what I've learned.... pH is Affected by Stress and Infection Blood pH is tightly controlled. It does not change except in life-threatening situations. The pH of saliva or urine already varies widely with ... Keep Reading >
Best and Worst Foods for Herpes
I have decades of personal experience with the best and worst foods for Herpes. With my Primary Immunodeficiency, my immune system is genetically low. Even with weekly Gamma Globulin infusions I have to watch Herpes food triggers. As I write and speak about in this post and Podcast on Herpes or Shingles, the ratio of the amino acids Arginine to Lysine is the KEY. Arginine feeds all Herpes viruses (including Epstein Barr, Shingles and ... Keep Reading >