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

THREE Benefits of Fibre

Benefits of Fibre: Feeds the healthy gut flora. Building a healthy microbiome. Prebiotics. Binds toxins in gut and helps carry them out of the body. Without enough fibre, toxins are reabsorbed. Sponges up toxins in the digestive tract. Helps to improve bowel movements. Roughage [...]

THREE Benefits of Fibre 2018-09-23T04:27:38+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

Wheat-free vs Gluten-free

Wheat has a large amount of a protein called “gluten”, but there are other grains that have gluten in smaller amounts such as barley, rye and spelt.  Therefore a “wheat-free” diet excludes the foods with wheat but you can still have other grains that [...]

Wheat-free vs Gluten-free 2018-09-04T03:34:03+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

FOUR Problems with the Weight Loss Concept of “Calories in vs. Calories out”

The weight loss concept of “calories in versus calories out” is a greatly oversimplified way of looking at weight loss. There are other factors that greatly affect effective weight loss including: The state of our digestive tract. The state that our digestive tract is [...]

FOUR Problems with the Weight Loss Concept of “Calories in vs. Calories out” 2018-07-18T03:42:27+00:00

SIX Disruptive Effects of Heavy Metals

One major stressor on the body can be heavy metals. In our modern world, our environment, food, and water regularly expose us to these toxic metals which, over time, accumulate in our bodies and negatively impact normal cellular function. Heavy metal toxicity is an [...]

SIX Disruptive Effects of Heavy Metals 2018-06-18T04:16:47+00:00
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