Female Hormonal Balance

Many people think that as they age their energy will decrease, their metabolism will slow down, they will lose their libido. These are all just signs that the hormones are out of balance. I ask patients about their periods. Are they a regular cycle, [...]

Female Hormonal Balance 2019-08-19T14:15:40+00:00

TWO Types of Cellular Metabolism

This is perhaps the most important aspect for understanding the mechanism of cancer in the body at a cellular level. There are 2 types of cellular metabolism – discovered by Warburg Respirate oxygen – in the mitochondria, aerobic (with oxygen), anabolic (building stage), healthy [...]

TWO Types of Cellular Metabolism 2019-08-11T17:59:09+00:00

Digestive Disorders and Fat Absorption

Digestive disorders and Fat Absorption To absorb fats requires bile In people with digestive disorders, they have inflamed mucous membranes and imbalances in their gut flora, which leads to the production of excessive mucus to protect itself. These large amounts of mucus interfere with [...]

Digestive Disorders and Fat Absorption 2019-08-06T02:21:25+00:00

FOUR Benefits of Fasting

FOUR Benefits of Fasting Helps with weight loss - Boost metabolism, Balances insulin levels, Lipolysis (fat-burning) Neurological benefits – promotes the growth of neurons, enhances memory performance, improves cognitive function Boost the immune system – regenerates the immune system, boosts production of white blood [...]

FOUR Benefits of Fasting 2019-07-29T03:05:39+00:00

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
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