Blog2018-02-24T19:47:58+00:00

What are Parabens?

Parabens are chemical preservatives typically found in personal care products such as shampoo, conditioners, body lotion, cosmetics. Anything we put onto our skin gets absorbed into our bodies. These parabens are lipophilic, which means that they are fat-loving and they will tend to accumulate [...]

Sluggish Bile and Weight Loss

Let’s talk about the connection between sluggish bile and difficulty with weight loss. Bile becomes sluggish and thickened when: Overloaded with fat-soluble toxins Insufficient intake of specific nutrients that keep it thin and flowing Increased blood sugar leads to thicker bile and gallstone formation [...]

What is Epigenetics?

Epigenetics is the study of biological mechanisms that can switch genes on and off. Many people blame their health problems on genetics. What we really need to understand is, yes genetics can play a role in our health but with epigenetics, we have biological [...]

Hormone Testing: Serum VS Salivary VS Urine

Hormone testing specifically the sex hormones including estrogen, progesterone, testosterone and distinguishing between serum (blood) vs. saliva vs urine tests. Serum (blood): for sex hormones there is no distinction in serum between bound and unbound (free) hormones. It can be misleading in which hormone [...]

Sluggish Bile and Neurological Dysfunction

Let’s talk about the connection between sluggish bile and neurological dysfunction. Sluggish bile can be a contributing factor to neurological dysfunction. Bile is stored in the gallbladder and is released into the small intestines in response to consuming dietary fat. Bile becomes thickened and [...]

Hormone Cell Membrane Connection

I want to talk about a concept regarding hormonal balancing that is typically forgotten or ignored. Many people experience hormonal imbalances from female hormones being out of balance such as irregular menses, hot flashes, night sweats; to their thyroid being out of balance; to [...]