Category: Diet and Nutrition (3)

Mission: Ice Cream

Last night, I drove to a local Supermarket. I never go to this particular Supermarket. Ever. I just got in the car and went, with the whole family piled into the car and their faces molded into a permanent look of “Huh?” Mission: Ice Cream. At that point, nothing was more on my mind, more on my[...]

Winter is Coming!

Block those colds and flus this year...Naturally!

Got Carbs? Got Cancer.

Recent preliminary research is confirming the association of increased carbohydrate intake and breast cancer recurrence. Cancer feeds off of sugar (glucose) and we have known this for a long time. But science is taking it a step further and measuring a biomarker called the IGF1 (Insulin like[...]

Fibrocystic Breast Disease & Iodine

Fibrocystic Breast Disease (FBD) is a condition where the breasts contain varying sized painful cysts.  The overall structure of the breast tissue changes include hyperplasia (increased cells) and mostly fibrosis or hardening.  The disease is widespread and increasing in prevalence, affecting[...]

Chia: The Rediscovered Aztec Superfood

The South American seed known as Chia seed gained some popularity when people started planting them on little clay animals.  Chuh Chuh Chuh Chia…remember?  This seed has far more potential as a “nutritional powerhouse” than a “vegetative animal for your house” and is one of the best things you can[...]

The Metabolic Boosting "Basic" Supplements

When I was in naturopathic medical school, one of my nutrition professors put it plainly when describing the need for basic nutritional supplements, “If you are alive and breathing, you should at least be on a multivitamin and fish oil!”

Vitamin "Hormone" D

Vitamin "Hormone" D is an amazing vitamin responsible for a multitude of physiological functions in your body.  And it seems that this potent energizing cancer-protecting "pro hormone" is epidemically low across the population.  Let's explore this underestimated vitamin that is making a epic return[...]

A Low Salt Diet is Deadly!

The incessant proclamation we have all heard from the medical community for years is that high sodium (salt) diets lead to hypertension (high blood pressure).  It is simply not true.  Our bodies crave salt for a multitude of natural functions, including the proper functioning of our heart and[...]

How the Summer Sun & Vitamin D Can Make You Skinny

Those summer solar rays are far more important for your health than a golden tan. Safe sun exposure, that avoids burning, is one of the best ways to increase your Vitamin D and decrease your waistline.


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