pesticides

The Shocking Truth About The Pesticides in Your Food

It’s not just farm workers who are exposed to these chemicals, nearly everyone is now exposed to pesticides on a daily basis. In fact, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has estimated that about 50 million Americans drink groundwater that is contaminated by pesticides. In addition to  contaminated drinking water, pesticides are in our food.

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The Fake Supplement Issue No One Is Talking About – Beware of Amazon

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.

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How to Choose a Good Integrative and Functional Medicine Doctor

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.

Seven Reasons a Brain Injury Can Destroy Your Gut

Seven Reasons A Brain Injury Can Destroy Your Gut

Seven Reasons a Brain Injury Can Destroy Your Gut According to the CDC, incidence of hospital visits for traumatic brain injury have increased over the past decade.  It is one of the leading causes of disability world-wide.  You may know that the gut and brain are intricately connected but did you know that many people who experience…

Seven Deadly Diseases Rooted In Your Gut Microbiome

Seven Deadly Diseases Rooted In Your Gut Microbiome

Seven Deadly Diseases Rooted In Your Gut Microbiome Did you know the bacteria in our gut comprise an internal organ all of their own? We are colonized by ten times more bacteria in our gut than there are cells in our body! They play a profoundly important role in human health and disease.  From helping us absorb nutrients,…

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…

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…

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…

6 Simple Steps to Treat Your Depression without Drugs

6 Simple Steps to Treat Your Depression without Drugs

6 Simple Steps to Treat Your Depression without Drugs. Depression is no laughing matter.  It is a very serious ailment affecting nearly 15 million Americans  often treated with potent prescription medications.  Furthermore, side effects of antidepressants run the gamut from decreased libido, to flat emotions, restlessness, sleep disturbances, even thoughts of suicide.   In cases of mild to moderate…