Do OATS Contain Gluten?

Gluten is a large protein that is in a number of different grains. It can be challenging to break down and can lead to inflammation in the digestive tract. Oats are often associated with gluten and I want to explain the connection. Oats DO [...]

Do OATS Contain Gluten? 2019-04-15T15:25:30+00:00

Can I Take Probiotics When On Antibiotics?

If you need to take antibiotics, you need to realize that antibiotics kill off infectious agents but they also kill off good, healthy bacteria. Initially it was believed that you don’t take probiotics while on antibiotics because the antibiotics will kill off any of [...]

Can I Take Probiotics When On Antibiotics? 2019-04-08T02:32:20+00:00

Another Reason You May Be Anemic

Three reasons why people are anemic: Not consuming enough iron-rich foods Not able to absorb iron from the foods you are eating, hence heal the gut Internal bleeding such as heavy menses Here’s another reason that you may be anemic that is often overlooked: [...]

Another Reason You May Be Anemic 2019-04-02T02:11:53+00:00

Castor Oil Packs

Benefits of Castor oil Packs Castor oil packs are an easy and effective home therapy that you can do on a regular basis to improve your lymphatic drainage and detoxify the body. Castor seed plant is native to India.  Castor oil comes from the [...]

Castor Oil Packs 2019-03-25T04:34:28+00:00

Goitrogenic Foods and Thyroid Conditions

The goitrogenic foods include broccoli, cauliflower, kale, brussels sprouts, mustard greens, radishes, spinach, strawberries, peaches, soy-based foods, peanuts. These are foods that interfere with iodine uptake and suppress thyroid function. There were animal studies that found that the breakdown products of cruciferous vegetables called [...]

Goitrogenic Foods and Thyroid Conditions 2019-03-17T23:57:53+00:00

Will Iodine Worsen My Thyroid Condition?

We cannot effectively treat thyroid conditions, unless there is adequate levels of iodine, as iodine is needed in order for the thyroid to function.

Will Iodine Worsen My Thyroid Condition? 2019-03-11T03:39:02+00:00

Iodine and Autoimmune Thyroid Disease

Should iodine be avoided in autoimmune thyroid conditions? The controversy is around thyroperoxidase (TPO) which is an enzyme that is necessary for the production of both T3 and T4.  There is some evidence that consuming iodine will increase the TPO antibodies, which are the [...]

Iodine and Autoimmune Thyroid Disease 2019-03-04T03:56:25+00:00

Lipoprotein Particle Profile (LPP) Test

Conventional cholesterol testing has historically been used as the standard indicator for cardiovascular disease, often being classified as “good” HDL or “bad” LDL. Studies have indicated that it is actually the lipoprotein particles that are responsible for key steps in plaque formation and the [...]

Lipoprotein Particle Profile (LPP) Test 2019-02-25T03:03:41+00:00

Is Salt Healthy?

We need to decipher between table salt and natural forms of salt. Table salt is made up of mainly sodium chloride (NaCl), it is chemically produced, bleached, and does not contain nutrients or trace minerals. Table salt lacks nutritional value. Most of the studies [...]

Is Salt Healthy? 2019-02-18T04:34:08+00:00

IV Chelation and Cardiovascular Health

Research has documented numerous benefits from chelation, especially in the field of cardiovascular disease. Chelation helps to reduce the oxidative damage that initiates plaque build-up in the arteries that leads to hypertension and ischemic heart disease. Current research shows that chelation therapy increases the [...]

IV Chelation and Cardiovascular Health 2019-02-11T16:43:18+00:00
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