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Nutritional Yeast

Often in my practice, when I see amino acid and B vitamin deficiencies I recommend that people eat more nutritional yeast. Let’s break down why it is good and what some myths are surrounding nutritional yeast. When most people think of yeast, they are referring to the active form of yeast used to leaven bread. … Continued

How Do You Know When You’re Full?

Recent findings published in the journal Cell Metabolism show that bacteria in your gut control exactly when and how much you eat. Researchers have found that 20 minutes after a meal, bacteria produce proteins that influence activation of appetite-regulating neurons in the brain. “We now think bacteria physiologically participate in appetite regulation immediately after nutrient provision … Continued

Low Energy? Your Thyroid or Adrenals Could be the Reason

People commonly come in to see me for help with energy. Nine times out of ten the source of the problem is related to the thyroid or the adrenals and in today’s world that isn’t too surprising. Stress is a key component that overtaxes the adrenals. Similarly, when the adrenals are stressed, so is the … Continued

The Dangers of Air Fresheners

Air fresheners come in many different forms, from air and fabric sprays to plug in “burners” to solids. While they can perfume the air of your home, they aren’t good for you. Keep in mind there is no barrier between your nose and your brain. That means every inorganic smell you smell goes right to … Continued

Important information about vitamin D, it could save your life…

The Big Vitamin D Mistake Papadimitriou DT. J Prev Med Public Health. 2017. Author information 1 Third Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Attikon University Hospital, University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece. 2 Pediatric-Adolescent Endocrinology and Diabetes, Athens Medical Center, Athens, Greece. Citation J Prev Med Public Health. 2017 Jul;50(4):278-281. doi: 10.3961/jpmph.16.111. … 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?  

Meatloaf

Finding dinner ideas can be a challenge but this one is delicious and easy! In a mixer or large bowl, mix: 1 lb ground beef 1 egg 2 stalks celery, finely chopped 1 carrot, grated 1/2 yellow onion, finely chopped 1/4 cup einkorn flour or 1/2 cup of old fashioned oats 1/4 cup of ketchup … 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

Politics and Nutrition

Politics and Nutrition People often ask me why what I do (Naturopathy and supplementation) isn’t more mainstream? They ask about the science behind it and doubt where the evidence is to support what I do. My answer is always the proof is in the pudding. People who come and see me get better however, the … Continued