Dr. Jill is Your Functional Medicine Expert! She uses functional medicine to help you find answers to the cause of your illness and addresses the biochemical imbalances that may be making you feel ill. She'll help you search for underlying triggers contributing to your illness through cutting edge lab testing and tailor the intervention to your specific needs as an individual. She may use diet, supplements, lifestyle changes or medication to treat your illness but will seek the most gentle way to help your body restore balance along with the least invasive treatment possible. Dr. Jill is a functional medicine expert consultant and treats environmental and mold-related illness as well

low dose naltrexone (LDN)

Low Dose Naltrexone: The New Treatment You’ve Never Heard Of…

Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN):  The treatment you’ve never heard of… Why haven’t you heard about this amazing new breakthrough for conditions ranging from autoimmunity to cancer?  Perhaps because as of yet no company has stepped forward with the billions of dollars needed to do a large-scale study on low-dose naltrexone (LDN).  Unfortunately getting FDA-approval for use…

Paleo Pumpkin Pie

Paleo Pumpkin Pie

A Little Pumpkin History Before There Was Pumpkin Pie, There Was Just Pumpkin. The word pumpkin originated from the Greek word Pepõn which means large melon. The word gradually morphed by the French, English and then Americans into the word “pumpkin.” Pumpkins and squash are believed to have originated in the ancient Americas. These early…

glyphosate toxicity

Glyphosate Toxicity: What You Don’t Know Might Kill You!

Glyphosate is the active ingredient in the popular herbicide, Roundup. Glyphosate toxicity is a big deal and what you don’t know just might kill you! Many people routinely spray their lawns with this chemical totally  unaware of the toxicity. In the United States, farmers are applying ever increasing amounts to their crops before harvest. According the…

Pumpkin Spice Waffles

Pumpkin Spice Waffles

Pumpkin Spice has quickly become everyones’ favorite Fall flavor. As soon as the summer comes to an end, pumpkin spice-flavored treats make their appearance just about, well, everywhere. Those treats, however, are usually not the healthiest. So instead of indulging in the seasonal lattes and cookies, consider making your own pumpkin-spiced treats! Start your morning in…

Garlic Shrimp Zucchini Noodles

Garlic Shrimp Zucchini Noodles

Are you a big fan of zucchini noodles or “zoodles”? If you said yes, then I’m sure you’ll LOVE these Garlic Shrimp Zucchini Noodles! This gluten-free and paleo friendly dish is incredibly simple, yet SO delicious. Savor the summer with fresh ingredients including zucchini, tomatoes, and shrimp. Perfect for a flavorful low-carb lunch or dinner! This Garlic Shrimp Zucchini Noodles recipe was…

Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream

Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream

Simple, creamy and insanely delicious! I’m absolutely LOVING this paleo Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream recipe from Theresa Nicassio, Author of YUM! If you’ve never made homemade ice cream before, no worries! It’s a lot easier than you would think. With just a few simple ingredients including coconut cream, vanilla extract, and fresh dates, this yummy Vanilla Coconut Ice…

spinach berry smoothie

Spinach Berry Smoothie

Dr. Jill’s Spinach Berry Smoothie Recipe Don’t skip breakfast! Eating first thing in the morning has a powerful effect on jump starting your metabolism.  If you don’t eat within two hours of waking, your metabolism will slow down to conserve energy. Start the day right with this nutrient packed Spinach Berry Smoothie! This delicious smoothie is…

Chocolate Truffle Pudding

Chocolate Truffle Pudding

Unlike most desserts and chocolatey treats, this delicious Chocolate Truffle Pudding is made with wholesome ingredients that actually benefit your body instead of damaging it. The nutrient rich ingredients like coconut milk and CollaGelatin mean it’s packed with healthy protein that will curb cravings and help you lose weight! This Chocolate Truffle Pudding is a dessert you definitely…

Mexican Omelet

Mexican Omelet

Mexican Omelet. There’s nothing better than starting your day off healthy. Add some flavor to your morning routine by making a Mexican Omelet for breakfast! Using wholesome ingredients like avocados, eggs, and olive oil, this Mexican Omelet recipe is a great paleo and gluten-free breakfast option that will keep you full! This delicious recipe is by Conner Middelmann-Whitney, Nutrition Coach at Modern…

Breakfast Cookies

Breakfast Cookies

Eating a nutritious breakfast after you wake up is very important. A healthy meal in the morning re-fuels your body and provides the necessary energy for the day. But when we think of the usual healthy options, cookies are definitely not one of them. Except these. Adults and kids everywhere, rejoice! You can roll out of bed and start your…

Diet-induced Changes in our Gut Microbes

Diet-induced Changes in our Gut Microbes

Diet-Induced Dysbiosis of the Intestinal Microbiota and the Effects on Immunity and Disease Read full article HERE Kirsty Brown  †, Daniella DeCoffe  †, Erin Molcan and Deanna L. Gibson  * Department of Biology, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7, Canada; Abstract Diet-induced Changes in our Gut Microbes. The gastrointestinal (GI) microbiota is the collection of…

Dr. Jill's Summer Reading List

Dr. Jill’s Summer Reading List

Dr. Jill Carnahan’s Summer Reading List will inspire, motivate and get you on course for a healthy living lifestyle. So sit back, grab and apple, find a nice quiet place in your home (preferably outside) and enjoy Dr. Jill Carnahan’s Summer Reading List. Dr. Jill’s Summer Reading List Top 10 Inspirational/Motivational Love Does Better Than…