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Why you may be ADDICTED to GLUTEN

I want to talk about the addictive component of gluten and why you may be addicted to gluten. When patients come into my clinic, one of my first recommendations is that they avoid gluten. There are a number of different problems with gluten, but [...]

Why you may be ADDICTED to GLUTEN2021-04-12T18:18:52+00:00

The Cause of Insulin Resistance

How does insulin resistance happen within the body? The common belief is that insulin resistance only occurs due to consuming high amounts of sugar. And that can definitely be a contributing factor, as we as a society have increased our consumption of sugar over [...]

The Cause of Insulin Resistance2021-04-05T21:01:08+00:00

Are GRAINS healthy?

Seven thousand years ago in ancient Egypt there were northern Egyptians and southern Egyptians who were essentially genetically similar. The northerners began farming and agriculture and lived off a diet mainly consisted of grain. The southerners were hunter-gatherers, having a traditional diet living off [...]

Are GRAINS healthy?2021-03-29T14:30:58+00:00

What is Insulin Resistance

Let’s start with what insulin is. Insulin is a hormone that is released from the pancreas due to the presence of glucose or sugar in the blood. On our cell membranes are insulin receptors. So insulin will go into these insulin receptors, like a [...]

What is Insulin Resistance2021-03-22T15:49:33+00:00

Metabolically Flexible

DEFINITION OF HEALTH is the ability of the body to be able to adapt to its our environment. Every system of the body should be able to express this healthy adaptation or self-healing mechanism to stressors in its environment either internally or externally in [...]

Metabolically Flexible2021-03-15T03:54:46+00:00

Reverse Toxicity of Glyphosate

I want to share with you a study that I came across that reverses the toxicity of glyphosate. Glyphosate is a herbicide that is sprayed on our crops and when we consume this herbicide it kills off some of our healthy microbes in our [...]

Reverse Toxicity of Glyphosate2021-03-04T02:57:19+00:00

Stress Response Programming and Developing Microbiome

What is the connection between stress response system and the early colonization of the microbiome? This is an interesting connection. As a clinician, I find it interesting to see how different people respond to stress in different ways and this can be explained by [...]

Stress Response Programming and Developing Microbiome2021-02-17T04:38:42+00:00

Gut-Brain Connection

Some of us know that gut-brain connection, when we are stressed and feel those butterflies in our stomach. There are physical and biochemical connections between the brain and the gut. Lymphatic system: There is a direct connection between the gut and brain through the [...]

Gut-Brain Connection2021-01-25T02:02:55+00:00

Thyroid Function and Synthetic Estrogens

What is the connection between thyroid function and synthetic estrogens? The thyroid plays an important role in terms of regulating the temperature of every cell in our body. Therefore it sets up the metabolism of every cell in the body. Every cell in our [...]

Thyroid Function and Synthetic Estrogens2020-12-16T18:22:24+00:00

Fats and Bones

What is the connection between consuming dietary fats and bone health? There are a number of woman that are concerned about bone health and they often do not see the connection between needing to increase fat consumption to promote their bone health. Many women [...]

Fats and Bones2020-12-07T03:46:12+00:00
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