Bile Microbiome Connection

Bile-Microbiome Connection Bile increases survival rates of good bacteria in your colon while suppressing the bad bacteria Pathogenic bacteria convert bile acids into toxic compound lithocholate, which interferes with your liver’s ability to convert cholesterol into bile acids, driving up cholesterol Probiotics increases bile [...]

Bile Microbiome Connection 2019-07-23T01:09:50+00:00

Five Causes of Fatigue

Fatigue is a common symptom that we see in our clinic. Chronic stress leads to dysregulation of the body’s stress systems, specifically the sympathetic nervous system (SNS) and the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis and this is a common cause of fatigue. Poor Nutrition or Digestion. [...]

Five Causes of Fatigue 2019-07-15T01:50:08+00:00

FIVE Connections Between Bile Flow and Thyroid Function

FIVE Connections between Bile Flow and Thyroid Function If not absorbing fats, you can’t make thyroid hormones Finland study: hypothyroidism 7x more likely in people with decreased bile flow Bile triggers release of the enzyme that converts T4 to T3 Gut bacteria plays a [...]

FIVE Connections Between Bile Flow and Thyroid Function 2019-07-08T01:18:58+00:00

What are fat soluble toxins?

Liver and Gallbladder process the fat-soluble toxins. These toxins are lipophilic (they bind easily with fat), they bio-accumulate and move up the food chain. Examples of fat-soluble toxins: Organochlorine pesticides (food) Parabens (personal care products, cleaners) Phthalates such as Bisphenol A (BPA)(plastics) Perchloroethylene (dry [...]

What are fat soluble toxins? 2019-07-02T18:36:54+00:00

Are all Gluten-Free products healthy?

It is great that there are so many gluten-free products in the stores these days and so many gluten-free options that actually taste quite good BUT just because the label says “gluten-free” does not mean that it is healthy.  A lot of gluten-free products are still quite processed with low [...]

Are all Gluten-Free products healthy? 2019-06-24T03:08:49+00:00

Why are fat-soluble vitamins important?

Vitamin A has multiple functions: it is important for growth and development, for the maintenance of the immune system and good vision. Vitamin D – bone health, immune function, main building block of your hormones, increases the biodiversity of the microbiome Vitamin E – nerves, cell [...]

Why are fat-soluble vitamins important? 2019-06-17T03:35:57+00:00

FIVE Signs of Gallbladder Dysfunction

Trouble digesting fats Irregular bowel movements Yellow/pale stools Floating stools Emotional Issues: Resentment or mad This can also occur if you have your gallbladder removed.

FIVE Signs of Gallbladder Dysfunction 2019-06-10T03:57:36+00:00

Why is Fat Metabolism Important?

Why is fat metabolism important? Fats are part of every cell membrane Integral part of the nervous system and brain Fats are needed to proper hormonal balance Needed to inflammatory responses Cell to cell communication ALSO: fat is optimal fuel for humans [...]

Why is Fat Metabolism Important? 2019-05-27T03:41:57+00:00

FIVE Benefits of Eating Green Veggies

FIVE Benefits of eating your green vegetables Most bioavailable form on calcium Alkalinizes the body due to high mineral content Increases minerals needs for every biochemical reaction in the body Great form of fibre to feed healthy bacteria (prebiotics) and improve BMs High nutrient [...]

FIVE Benefits of Eating Green Veggies 2019-05-20T15:17:03+00:00

The Real Cause of Seasonal Allergies

Believe it or not, trees, grass, weeds, pollen are not the problem when it comes to seasonal allergies. Seasonal allergies are a sign that your immune system is overloaded and out of balance. This typically occurs because the lymphatic system is congested and cannot [...]

The Real Cause of Seasonal Allergies 2019-05-13T02:29:29+00:00
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