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

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Zonulin: A Discovery That Changed the Way We View Inflammation, Autoimmune Disease and Cancer

An amazing discovery a few years ago revolutionized our ability to understand the gut and permeability and how this impacts a wide range of health conditions from cancer to autoimmune disease to inflammation and food sensitivities. This little molecule, Zonulin, has quite a story…   Zonulin Is The “Doorway” To Leaky Gut Zonulin opens up…

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Is Your Sunscreen Safe? 12 Shocking Dangers of Sunscreen You Need to Know About (Plus, Natural Sunscreen Recipe!)

Summer is officially here! It’s time to enjoy some fun in the sun with your family and friends. Part of being out in the sun is deciding which sunscreen is best for you and your family. From aerosol sprays to lotions, there’s no shortage of options. But what if I told you there are actual dangers of using conventional sunscreens? It’s true. Not all sunscreens are created equal.

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7 Food Allergens That Could Be Causing Your Weight Gain

 Food Allergy “Fat” “Fat” that comes with food sensitivities is a characterized by bloating and fluid retention that many people experience when they ingest these top seven food allergens.  Eating foods that interfere with our body’s chemistry causes tissue swelling, abdominal bloating or even facial puffiness that may have the appearance of real fat. In…

Paleo Ginger Chicken Noodle Soup

Paleo Ginger Chicken Noodle Soup

Paleo Ginger Chicken Noodle Soup. Here’s a delicious way to beat the cold when you are in the mood for a great comfort food. This version is completely grain-free, healthy, paleo-safe, husband-approved and absolutely delicious! So, get happy and healthy and fill yourself with some wholesome goodness with our Paleo Ginger Chicken Noodle Soup. You will…

Healthy Gut = Healthy You!

Healthy Gut = Healthy You!

Healthy Gut = Healthy You! There is a microbial zoo living inside you, literally trillions of microscopic organisms―more than 10,000 different kinds of them―all co-existing with each other and you. In fact they outnumber you ten to one and ninety percent of the genetic material, (DNA and RNA) in your body is not yours, it belongs…

Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance-What's up With Wheat?

Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance-What’s up With Wheat?

Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance-What’s up With Wheat? Have you been told you have “gluten-intolerance” or worse… that you have celiac disease?  Many people go for years without knowing the connection between gluten and their gastrointestinal symptoms, autoimmune disease (thyroiditis, arthritis, lupus etc), skin disorder (eczema, acne, psoriasis), and even neurological disorders (epilepsy, ADHD, autism,…

Drink Coffee and Thrive!!

Drink Coffee and Thrive!!

Drink Coffee and Thrive!! Many patients are surprised to hear that I drink coffee.  Not just an occasional cup, but every morning at 5:25am my Cuisinart automatic bean-grinding coffee maker whirs to a start, grinding the fresh roasted beans from Silver Canyon Coffee (*Organic Ethiopian Unwashed Sidamo is our favorite) *The unwashed or “dry” coffee…