Aspartame is an artificial sweetener used in most diet drinks, chewing gum, tabletop sweeteners, juices, yogurts and numerous products that claim to be “sugar-free”.  It is one of the main sugar substitutes used by people with diabetes.  It is considered a safe food additive for human [...]

The liver is one of your body’s primary organs of detoxification. Anything that comes into the body is filtered by the liver. It is vitally important that the liver is functioning well to ensure that unwanted substances are effectively moving out of the body.   Here [...]

Cholesterol is not the cause of heart disease.  We need cholesterol. Cholesterol is essential in our body, not something to be feared or stopped. Cholesterol is the building block of all your hormones including cortisol (stress hormone), sex hormones (estrogen, progesterone, testosterone) and thyroid hormones. Cholesterol is [...]

I grew up thinking that milk was a healthy food. I believed that cow’s dairy was a healthy food, it did a body good and built strong bones. Cow’s dairy includes milk, yogurt, cheese, ice cream. FOUR problems I discovered about cow’s dairy. 1. Cow’s dairy [...]

THREE possible dysfunctions that can present as adrenal fatigue The adrenals release the body’s stress hormones. Any time the body is under any type of stress the adrenals release hormones to combat that stress. The three things that the body perceives as stress are: Mental/emotional [...]

The adrenal glands are your stress glands.  They are about the size of the walnut and are located just above your kidneys.  They release your stress hormones.  Any time you are under any type of stress, the adrenals release hormones to help you combat that stress.  [...]

If your hormones are balanced then menopause is a smooth transition, that means no hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia.   And in your reproductive years if your hormones are balanced your periods would be regular and you’d have no other symptoms other than monthly bleeding. Therefore if [...]