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Gut-Immune Connection

Let’s talk about the gut-immune connection! I think it’s important to understand that what we are eating can largely affect our immune system. About 80% of our immune system is actually housed in our gut. So how we are feeding our body can greatly [...]

Gut-Immune Connection2021-12-06T03:55:22+00:00

What is the Problem with Pork

Pork or pig is biologically similar to human meat. This is why we can do a pig heart valve transplants in humans because the tissues are compatible with little risk of rejection by our immune systems. Now when we consume pork it elicits an immune [...]

What is the Problem with Pork2021-10-17T23:37:54+00:00

Can I Consume Lactose-Free Dairy?

Here is a question that I often get asked. It is based on one of the recommendations that I often make with patients and that is to avoid cow’s dairy because cow’s dairy is a major inflammatory food. Then they will ask, can I [...]

Can I Consume Lactose-Free Dairy?2021-10-12T02:14:50+00:00

Fasting and Chemotherapy

What is the connection between chemotherapy and fasting? A number of my patients receive both the convention approach to cancer and the naturopathic approach, so that we can support a person’s body as they go through chemotherapy.  One of the tactics that we can [...]

Fasting and Chemotherapy2021-09-21T03:37:43+00:00

ALCAT Test

The ALCAT Food Sensitivity test is different than any other food sensitivity test on the market, as it is measuring the leukocyte cellular reactivity in the whole blood. It’s looking at all of the white blood cell pathways and seeing how a person’s system [...]

ALCAT Test2021-09-03T03:04:46+00:00

Are Saturated Fats Bad For You?

This is a question I often get asked in my practice. Many people are still under the impression that saturated fats are bad for you, that they cause heart disease, that saturated fats will cause high cholesterol levels and high cholesterol causes heart disease. [...]

Are Saturated Fats Bad For You?2021-09-03T03:01:10+00:00

Resistant Starches

Resistant starches are starchy foods that are metabolized differently. Resistant starches are foods that do not get broken down and goes into the intestines, turned into short chain fatty acids by the intestinal bacteria, acts like fiber and feeds the healthy bacteria. Ie. Cooked [...]

Resistant Starches2021-09-03T02:32:12+00:00

Grains and Cancer

What is the connection between grains and cancer? What we know about cancer cells is that they love to feed on sugar and sugar can increase the growth of cancer cells. Grains turn to sugars rapidly in the body. All grains, even healthier grains, [...]

Grains and Cancer2021-09-03T02:34:36+00:00

Grains and Fungal Overgrowths

What is the connection between grains and fungal overgrowths? When we consume grains they down into sugars rapidly. As soon as we consume grains, we have an increase in blood sugars. Within our digestive tract we have an ecosystem of fungi and bacteria that [...]

Grains and Fungal Overgrowths2021-09-03T02:35:18+00:00

Hidden Places You May Find Industrial Oils

Hidden places for Industrial Oils….even when you think you are eating health!! Here are some hidden places that you can find industrial oils. Industrial oils are the oils that cause inflammation in the body and we shouldn’t be consuming. There are hidden places we [...]

Hidden Places You May Find Industrial Oils2021-09-03T02:36:58+00:00
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