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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What is SIBO?

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Even if you haven't experienced abdominal swelling to an extreme, any amount of bloating is not normal; it’s a sign of intestinal inflammation. If you're having gas and/or bloating regularly, you could have food sensitivities and/or a gut infection, such as small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, or SIBO.

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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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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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Cayenne Home Remedies

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Explore some of these favorite folk remedies to treat everything from colds to constipation using cayenne.

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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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The Dark Side Of Bone Broth

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Bone broth and collagen supplements are often recommended for healing purposes. While much nutritional benefit may be obtained through bone broth and collagen, there are increasing concerns regarding the toxicity of GMO feeds, the use of glyphosate-containing pesticides on crops, and the inadvertent ingestion of glyphosate through consuming bone broth and collagen supplements or foods.

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