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Get your vitamin D tested quarterly—AT HOME!

For those of you who have been in the office recently, you have probably heard me suggest getting your vitamin D level tested. In today’s current climate, it is more important than ever to know your vitamin D level.  There is no way to predict where your vitamin D level is with muscle testing, so … Continued

Zinc: Are you deficient?

Zinc: Are you deficient? Zinc is best known for supporting the immune system. Additionally, this mineral is a necessary nutrient for proper digestive function, hormone production and cell division. Zinc is critical to mental and emotional health especially concerning ADHD and autism. Zinc is the number one deficiency among trace minerals and magnesium is the … Continued

Hair Loss from Covid?

More and more people have been sharing that hair loss can be a side effect of COVID. Regardless of the cause, if someone is losing their hair it’s a major concern.  Hair loss is considered a stress induced condition and can be caused by all kinds of stress like an autoimmune disease, poor diet, post-surgery, … Continued

HCL. Do you make enough? 

Hydrochloric acid (HCL) or stomach acid is an important component not only to digestion but to your overall health. HCL is one of the most important fluids in the human body.  When most people think of stomach acid they think of acid reflux and indigestion; however, someone can have low stomach acid and be asymptomatic.  … Continued

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