FOUR Benefits of Iodine

Improves thyroid and all endocrine gland function. Tissues that utilize iodine: thyroid, adrenal glands, breast, prostate gland, thymus, ovaries, hypothalamus, pituitary gland, GI tract, bones, connective tissue. Thyroid hormones are T3 and T4 which refers to the number of iodine atoms the hormone contains. [...]

FOUR Benefits of Iodine 2018-10-15T02:44:08+00:00

SIX Neurotoxins to Avoid

Neurotoxins are environmental toxins that breakdown neural cells, they are poisons to the nervous system, therefore we have to try to avoid them. Here are SIX Neurotoxins to Avoid: Aspartame in diet drinks and chewing gum Diacetyl in microwave popcorn, it is the butter [...]

SIX Neurotoxins to Avoid 2018-10-08T17:26:52+00:00

How to Test for Heavy Metals

The most accurate way to check for heavy metal toxicity is with a provoked urine analysis, whereby you are given a chelating agent either orally or intravenously. Chelating agents selectively bind with heavy metals in the tissues and brings these metals into circulation, then [...]

How to Test for Heavy Metals 2018-10-01T03:10:50+00:00

FIVE Hormone Disruptors to Avoid

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 [...]

FIVE Hormone Disruptors to Avoid 2018-09-10T02:13:10+00:00

The Heavy Metal – Fungal Infection Connection

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. [...]

The Heavy Metal – Fungal Infection Connection 2018-08-27T02:42:20+00:00

FIVE Tactics to Drink More Water

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. [...]

FIVE Tactics to Drink More Water 2018-08-20T02:36:22+00:00

SEVEN Foods that Support Kidney Function

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 [...]

SEVEN Foods that Support Kidney Function 2018-08-13T02:56:37+00:00

FOUR Ways to Support Kidney Function

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

FOUR Ways to Support Kidney Function 2018-08-06T04:17:13+00:00

FIVE Signs of Kidney Imbalance

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 [...]

FIVE Signs of Kidney Imbalance 2018-07-31T02:26:31+00:00

Heavy Metal Toxicity as a Protective Mechanism

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 [...]

Heavy Metal Toxicity as a Protective Mechanism 2018-07-23T03:36:47+00:00
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