FIVE Reasons for the Increase in Low Iodine Levels

Low iodine can lead to thyroid disorders, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, cancer (including breast and prostate). FIVE Reasons for the Increase in Low Iodine Levels Our soils are mineral deficient. Crops grown in iodine-deficient soil will be deficient in iodine. People on low-sodium diets. Even [...]

FIVE Reasons for the Increase in Low Iodine Levels 2018-12-10T04:10:07+00:00

SIX Foods to Support Liver Function

Brassica family (cabbage, broccoli, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, kale) – increase Phase I and II liver enzymes Lemons –  stimulates liver function Turmeric – increases liver detox, decrease inflammation Dandelion – enhances the flow of bile Artichoke – increases the excretion of bile from the [...]

SIX Foods to Support Liver Function 2018-12-03T03:23:31+00:00

Does Iodine Deficiency Only Happen in Third World Countries?

No, iodine deficiency does not only occur in third world countries. We are seeing an increase in iodine deficiency in developed countries. The largest sources of iodine is in sea vegetables and ocean fish, therefore diets lacking in seafood can lead to iodine deficiency. [...]

Does Iodine Deficiency Only Happen in Third World Countries? 2018-11-19T04:24:19+00:00

Is All Sugar Bad?

Many people say “sugar is sugar” in the body, it all acts the same way no matter what kind of sugar you consume. This is a myth that I’d like to dispute. There’s a scale called the Glycemic Index and this is a scale [...]

Is All Sugar Bad? 2018-10-29T15:10:34+00:00

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
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