Prunes or dried plums are a good source of fiber, sorbitol (a sugar alcohol that can soften and loosen the stool) and contain high levels of phytonutrients called phenols.
Can we cure Alzheimer’s Disease? Understanding the link between toxic exposures, insulin resistance, and brain health.
The recent discoveries surrounding Alzheimer’s suggest that one day getting this disease could become optional. In understanding the progression of this disease better, researchers are finding ways to catch it earlier and identify contributing factors so that we can prevent, stop, and reverse this devastating condition.
The problem is so out of control it’s crushing small businesses and leaving customers with imitation products. I see this as a pervasive problem that is hurting numerous people. As a doctor, what comes to mind when I hear all of this is the growing issue of fake supplements.
If you want to be your healthiest self, reaping the benefits of insulin sensitivity should be a priority. When you’re insulin sensitive your don’t have sugar crashes, you can eat more deeply satisfying food without gaining weight, and your whole body functions better.
No tomatoes! No beans! Can I even call this chili?! Yep. Yep, I can. Why? Because it has all the flavors of chili and more.
Did you know, you probably have virus lurking in the shadows? It’s called the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and an estimated 90 percent of us have it. Fortunately, for most of us it lies dormant, like a sleeping giant. Only when something triggers a reactivation of EBV does this virus rear its ugly head.
During flu and cold time of year, it’s important to nourish your immune system. But, most folks don’t know that the lymphatic and immune systems are intricately entwined and cannot function without each other.
Most people can relate to the frustrating situation of making an appointment to see their doctor, only for the appointment to start an hour or more later. Then, after a very rushed visit, being sent home with a prescription and no new insight into what exactly is happening with their health.
Have you ever wondered if you have leaky gut? Maybe you struggle with digestive issues, symptoms of dysbiosis, or candida. Maybe you have one of the many conditions that are associated with leaky gut.
When you have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) it can feel like your life is on hold. Debilitating pain, frequent trips to the bathroom, and extreme weakness makes getting through the day next to impossible.
A delicious, warming recipe that is very easy-to-make. Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Beef Stew is about to become your favorite recipe this winter.
If you were to do a Google search “causes of Crohn’s disease,” you’ll find most articles saying there is no known cause. However, research has been pointing the finger at various microbes for over a decade.
This year, instead of getting your loved ones some trendy Christmas gift with short-lived excitement, why don’t you get them something that will continue to improve their health throughout the year.
Cauliflower makes an amazing substitute for regular bulgur wheat, allowing this recipe to stay gluten-free, and high in beneficial phytonutrients.
Happy balance of bright lemon and sweet honey. Use oven proof glass or ceramic ramekins for baking the custard. Use 1.5 cup capacity ramekins for four servings or 1 cup capacity for six servings. You can also use a single 7″ oven proof dish and fill to ~2″ depth. Grease these with butter, ghee or…
The air in our homes are often 2 to 5 times more toxic than outdoor air quality. And yet, we often overlook indoor air quality when we consider the factors that influence our health and our wellbeing.
When most people think of tryptophan, they think of the Thanksgiving myth we’ve been told about why we get sleepy after eating turkey.
This turkey cauliflower bake is a great recipe to make when you have leftover turkey or even chicken.
Eat this as a warm or cool soup if you’re game, with chopped fresh mint sprinkled on top, or just drizzle it on your favorite accompaniments.
We need to reduce our toxic burden wherever possible, support our body’s natural detox pathways, and incorporate detox binders into our health routine.