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Leaky Brain

I want to talk about something called “leaky brain”. Many people have heard of “leaky gut”, but there is something called “leaky brain”. With “leaky brain”, we’ll see brain fog, changes in mood like anxiety and depression. I want to talk about how this [...]

Leaky Brain2022-05-09T02:40:11+00:00

Pairing Iodine and Selenium

Let’s talk about iodine and selenium. I often talk about the importance of iodine, but what you need to understand is that iodine should always be paired with selenium. We need adequate amounts of selenium in order for the oxidation of iodide to iodine [...]

Pairing Iodine and Selenium2022-04-25T00:52:38+00:00

Folic Acid VS Folate

What is the difference between folic acid and folate? I think it is very important to understand that these are very different compounds. Folate and folic acid are different forms of B9. Folate is naturally occurring in our food, whereas folic acid is a [...]

Folic Acid VS Folate2022-03-20T22:22:00+00:00

Am I Allergic to Iodine?

A concern that I will come up when I start patients on iodine is, I think I’m allergic to iodine. Patients will start taking iodine and they will have an allergic reaction like a rash. Iodine is a halogen. Now there are other chemicals [...]

Am I Allergic to Iodine?2022-01-24T04:00:22+00:00

Zinc and Copper

Right now a lot of people are taking a high amount of zinc, which helps to support our immune function. If we take high amounts of zinc over a long period of time what can happen is that zinc can start to deplete our [...]

Zinc and Copper2022-01-18T03:25:53+00:00

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
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