When I began my career in healthcare I studied Western medicine and deeply appreciate the technology, testing, and life-saving procedures they offer. However, I learned it simply doesn’t offer the right support for a long, vibrant and healthy life. That is why I would like to offer you a few reasons on why you deserve an alternative healthcare provider.
Food is foundational for your existence, and it's likely you've forgotten why you eat. Even Western trained medical doctors haven't been taught the basic essentials about nutrition, so don't feel bad. It's the basis for your health and life and I’ll make it easy for you – keep reading to get a few simple Food Fixes that can change your health forever!
Last week we discussed the need for Vitamin D and the three phase conversion of Vitamin D3 from the sun, to your skin and your entire body. This week we’ll go a little deeper on how to further support your body in this process.
As a holistic healthcare provider, I understand the medical and emotional sides of many symptoms and the dis-ease processes. What you may not know, is that I’ve been a patient as well. Twenty-one years ago, I had horrible symptoms of fibromyalgia. Then, years later I developed different symptoms and went misdiagnosed and undiagnosed for years - I had Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. Please read on for the story of my healing journey...
Some people are technology geeks – I am a health geek. And because I am so focused on everything health and wellness, you don't have to be. My mission is to empower you, my patients and readers, to make healthy choices for yourself and your family.
As I promised last week, there are several arguments that support my decision to not be a food extremist – this week I will detail the first four reasons supported by science on why humans should eat a balanced diet and why we need more than just plants as nutrition.
Going gluten-free isn’t always enough and taking the next step on your health journey to identify and eliminate cross-reactive foods may be necessary for you to maintain or regain vibrant health.
It’s your annual medical exam, and you know the routine - you spend 5-10 minutes with your doctor or the nurse practitioner/physician’s assistant, they weigh you, then measure your blood pressure and body temperature. If you’re lucky, they order a basic lab panel for 10-30 blood markers, which is fewer than half of what you really need for quality insight into your health.
About 75% of your immune system comes from your gut. So your gut health is essential in the functioning and balance of your immune system. An autoimmune issue may be lurking and you won't even know it until it's possibly too late.