When it comes to heartburn and acid reflux, we have commonly been told that our stomach has too much acid that is creating uncomfortable and painful symptoms. The truth is that it is often not an issue of too much stomach acid. So what’s really going on and how do we get to the root […]
Sugar is everywhere! It’s in our ‘healthy’ fruit juice, yogurt, salad dressings, and BBQ sauces. There are only 2 items on the MacDonald’s menu that do not contain sugar! Sugar now exists in 74% of packaged products. Most people don’t realize how common it is because there are 61 different names for sugar. Some of […]
Since February is heart month, I thought it would be very fitting to talk about optimizing heart health. Here are my top 10 natural ways to improve your heart health: Reduce your sugar intake. Believe it or not, sugar is a more significant contributor to increased risk of heart disease than dietary fat. Sugar causes […]
Improve your family’s health by following the guidelines below: Make sure you get the best nutrition available, i.e., organic, whole foods. Avoid processed foods. By doing this you will prevent an increase of further toxicity with heavy metals, pesticides, flavour enhancers like MSG, color additives, GMOs, preservatives and chemicals. If you are going to eat […]
For many people, part of their health journey requires healing the digestive tract, which can mean avoid gluten for periods of time. Going gluten-free can be a challenge at first…stick to simple choices at the beginning, until you start to navigate the ins & outs of gluten containing food. It is always best to focus […]
The longer I practice, the more I find that eating more traditional foods are really an integral part of keeping good health.Â Like many other traditional healers, I truly believe that the best health starts with optimal digestion and a healthy GI tract.
What is vitamin D? Originally credited with helping the body with calcium and bone metabolism, more recent studies show that vitamin D has many other influences on keeping the body healthy. It is thought of as a prohormone more than just a vitamin because it is only after D3 is metabolized in the liver and […]
I remember being excited as a kid, every September meant new clothes, school supplies, teachers and classesâ€¦a fresh start to a new year. The more I learn about health and wellness, the more I realize that one of the most important factors to success in school starts with the our humble microbe populations that live […]