Fungal infections are very common. It is important to understand that fungi is a natural, normal part of a healthy gut flora. The fungi naturally occurs in low levels in the body, but if the body becomes more acidic then this becomes a friendly [...]
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Hormone-disrupting chemicals or endocrine-disrupting chemicals are readily absorbable and mimic hormones. They overstimulate, block or disrupt hormones natural actions. Clinically this can show up as irregular periods, painful periods, endometrosis, PCOS, fertility issues; early menses in young girls; hot flashes, night sweats and insomnia [...]
Wheat has a large amount of a protein called “gluten”, but there are other grains that have gluten in smaller amounts such as barley, rye and spelt. Therefore a “wheat-free” diet excludes the foods with wheat but you can still have other grains that [...]
Heavy metals have a symbiotic relationship with candida. Heavy metals bind to candida as a protective mechanism to bring heavy metals out of circulation. Therefore if you are struggling with fungal overgrowths, the root cause may be heavy metal toxicity. [...]
I have had patients say that they really struggle to drink enough water even though they understand that it’s good for them. Here are some tactics to help you to drink more water: Always have a water bottle (glass or stainless steel) on you. [...]
Cherries (vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, vitamin B6, magnesium, antioxidant) Cranberries (high vitamin C) Onions and garlic (quercetin, antioxidant) Mushrooms (vitamin D) Nitrate-rich foods (green leafy vegetables, beet juice) – converts to nitric oxide, which dilates blood vessels Herbal: ginger, gotu kola, gingko biloba [...]
Drink 2-3L of filtered water per day (carbon block filter or reverse osmosis) Remove phosphates (carbonated beverages, bread, flavouring) – impairs microcirculation Decrease animal protein consumption Decrease refined salt consumption
FLUID CONTROL ISSUES: Fluid retention, Edema, Swollen feet or ankles or face, puffy eyes URINATION ISSUES: Change in urination – appearance or frequency – urination is difficult, blood in urine, urgent need to urinate, less or more frequent, lighter or darker in colour, foamy [...]
Heavy metals accumulate in the body over a lifetime. Believe it or not, heavy metal accumulating in our tissues is actually a protective mechanism. Heavy metals enter the body, if the amounts are too high then it is a poison within the body, so [...]
The weight loss concept of “calories in versus calories out” is a greatly oversimplified way of looking at weight loss. There are other factors that greatly affect effective weight loss including: The state of our digestive tract. The state that our digestive tract is [...]