Patients will often ask me, how do I get back on track with a healthy diet. These are patients that typically followed the diet plan for a period of time then slowly fell back into old habits. They know they need to get back [...]
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What is the connection between thyroid function and synthetic estrogens? The thyroid plays an important role in terms of regulating the temperature of every cell in our body. Therefore it sets up the metabolism of every cell in the body. Every cell in our [...]
What is the connection between consuming dietary fats and bone health? There are a number of woman that are concerned about bone health and they often do not see the connection between needing to increase fat consumption to promote their bone health. Many women [...]
What is the connection between SIBO and Insulin Resistance? First of all, what is insulin resistance? Insulin resistance occurs when the pancreas releases a hormone called insulin, goes into the blood stream. On our cells we have insulin receptors, insulin will go into those [...]
Phyto-Hormones are from plants that exhibit hormone-like properties. They will have a weak effect on hormone receptors. Synthetic hormones are man-made chemicals that have hormone-like properties. They will have a strong effect on hormone receptors, even stronger than natural hormones. They will move into [...]
Our bodies are these electrical systems. In order for our bodies to function optimally, that electricity needs to flow freely throughout the body, in order to communicate to all the cells of our body. Here are THREE Ways to Improve our Electrical Conductivity: Stay [...]
What is Intestinal Hyperpermeability? What is Metabolic Endotoxemia? What is Bacterial Translocation? What is Leaky Gut Syndrome? Do all of these terms really just mean the same thing? What all these terms mean is that the one cell deep lining of our digestive tract [...]
There is a connection between the microbiome and owning pets. Research shows that people who live with dogs have more diverse microbiomes in comparison to non-pet owners. Children with pets have fewer allergies than non-pet owners. Why is this? Animals have biodiversity in their [...]
There is research that shows that fasting helps to increase the biodiversity of the microbiome and there is a dynamic repopulation of the gut flora. “Fasting affects the population dynamics and activities of the gut microbiota, an interplay that impacts the host's fasting biology.” (Secor and Carey, 2016) [...]
In a study with mice, mice that exercised had significantly higher amounts of a specific type of good gut bacteria than sedentary mice that were fed the same diet. Studies on humans show that exercise increases gut bacteria richness and diversity. Rats that exercised [...]