Sugar and Inflammation

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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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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How to Optimize Your Omega-6 and Omega-3 Ratio

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Today, most people are eating way too many Omega-6 fatty acids. At the same time, consumption of animal foods high in Omega-3 is the lowest it has ever been. A distorted ratio of these polyunsaturated fatty acids may be one of the most damaging aspects of the Western diet.

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Gluten: How Does it Effect Your Body?

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

A protein that is found in wheat, barley, and rye, gluten is the substance that makes most breads stretchy and elastic. As the name indicates, this gluten protein acts as a kind of “glue” to hold the bread together. And while gluten is great for making baked goods taste yummy, it is the only protein that is completely unable to be digested by the human body.

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All-Natural & Organic - What The Labels Mean

Monday, April 10, 2017

Many “health foods” have caused the health of Americans and the American health care system to rank at the bottom of virtually every study and survey conducted in the last decade.

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