The Truth About Veganism

Why I don’t support long term veganism Oftentimes people come into my office and are very excited to tell me that they have become vegan. Veganism is very hip and trendy right now so they are excited about books and blogs they have read informing them that they made a great health decision, a humane … Continued

Goodbye Facebook…

While I have very little interaction with Facebook, I still maintained my account despite rarely using it. Well now, after watching this short clip I am officially leaving Facebook and never looking back. It is time to stand up to people and companies who are knowingly doing us harm. Will you join me?  

Top 10 Reasons to Filter Your Water

TOP 10 reasons you need a Big Berkey water filtration system in your home and why you should never drink water from the tap 1. Most U.S. tap water contains sodium fluoride that causes cancer and other autoimmune diseases, brittle bones and lowered IQ (not strong teeth that fight cavities, like dentists claim) hence making … Continued

Are you feeling more forgetful lately?

There are a lot of reasons why someone may feel like their memory is fading. It could be the cholesterol meds, it could be a thyroid condition or it could be too much sugar (diabetes type 3) and diet soda (a known neurotoxin). However, the most common reason I have come across in the last … Continued

Corn Chowder Soup

This recipe is a good adjunct to any dinner but is not gluten or dairy free so it should only be eaten once and a while for those who do not tolerate dairy or gluten well. It is HIGHLY recommend that the corn you use is non-GMO as corn is an almost 90% genetically modified … Continued

Quinoa Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

This is one of my favorite dishes in the fall when the cabbage is fresh out of the garden! It takes some prep time but is easy once the assembly is done! Enjoy! INGREDIENTS 12 cabbage leaves 1 lb ground beef 1 cup cooked quinoa 1(15 ounce) can tomato sauce, divided 1 teaspoon garlic salt … Continued

A Healthy Health Perspective

Today, it is very easy to become overwhelmed and fearful of all that is going on in the world–especially environmentally with concerns over our food, air and water quality. When the information becomes overwhelming or depressing that is when I turn inward and strengthen my “spiritual muscle”. I have read and continue to read a … Continued

Why Whole Food Supplements Matter

In the early twentieth century, investigators began discovering that certain noncaloric elements in food, or vitamins, are required for the proper functioning of the body. Chemists, following the reductionist thinking of the time, assumed that each vitamin was a single chemical compound, and soon the scientists were not just claiming to have identified these single … Continued

Oil Pulling

Oil pulling traces it roots to oil gargling practiced in Ayurvedic medicine. Oil pulling as we know it today, was introduced in 1992 by Dr. F. Karach, MD. He claimed that oil pulling could cure a variety of illnesses ranging from heart disease and digestive troubles to hormonal disorders. Dr. Karach’s method of oil pulling … Continued

What is MTHFR?

MTHFR is an enzyme that adds a methyl group to folic acid to make it usable by the body. The MTHFR gene produces this enzyme that is necessary for properly using vitamin B9. This enzyme is also important for converting homocysteine into methionine, which the body needs for proper metabolism and muscle growth and which is needed for … Continued