Sugar and Inflammation: What's the Connection

Monday, June 11, 2018

Though overindulging in sugar may not lead to death, there’s more and more evidence that overconsumption of sugar is behind the inflammation that is at the root of so many serious diseases. The association between sugar and inflammation doesn’t hold true with naturally occurring sugar, like the kind found in fruit. It’s the added kind — designed to boost taste or prolong shelf life – that should be avoided.

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Lectins - The Basics

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

What are lectins? ‘Sticky’ proteins found in plants that protect plants from predation but can damage human tissue Why are they problematic? They can damage the gut lining and cause ‘leaky gut’ We have evolved to deal with some high lectin foods better than others Grasses, grain, and bean lectins we are less evolved to deal with

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7 Signs of Inflammation

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Inflammation is one of the biggest, yet most preventable health threats of our time. I call it the “silent inferno.” It slowly simmers, destroying cells and, eventually, your health.

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Histamine Intolerance

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Histamine is a chemical involved in your immune system, proper digestion, and your central nervous system. As a neurotransmitter, it communicates important messages from your body to your brain. It is also a component of stomach acid, which is what helps you break down food in your stomach.

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Causes of Hair Loss in Women

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Seeing your hair fall, even after you have been using that promising new product that you bought can be devastating. I’ve met women with a hormone imbalance who tried every product out there to stop hair thinning and/or hair loss. But you really need to understand your hair in order to give it what it needs.

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What is Gluten?

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Gluten is a protein found in the endosperm of wheat. All grains are a relatively recent addition to the human diet, having become an integral part of our meals with the invention of agriculture. It is no surprise that this comparatively modern food may contribute to states of disease for some individuals. For many, adopting a gluten-free diet is a sacrifice for greater health and well-being.

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14 Day Jump Start Cleanse Program

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

New cleanse program available in the clinic! Did you have a little too much sugar/alcohol/baked goods over the holiday season? This program will give you just the Jumpstart you need to get back on track.

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Dairy and Period Pain

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Many years ago I discovered something: When I stopped having dairy, I stopped having period pain. Since then, I’ve worked with thousands of patients and I’ve seen the same thing over and over. Stopping dairy can dramatically improve period pain, heavy periods, endometriosis, acne, and PMS. Stopping dairy can improve period problems, but not every time. It depends on the person, and it depends on the type of dairy.

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