How to Heal From a Leaky Gut

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What is Leaky Gut?  I am sure you have heard an overwhelming amount of information as it pertains to leaky gut and you have questioned yourself on how to heal?  Everyone should learn the positive ways in healing your leaky gut with natural remedies, for the most effective results. The lining of your gut begins to break down, allowing toxins … Read More

Balance your Hormones with Good Gut Health

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How do Hormones Work? If you thought reducing stress, taking supplements and sleeping more was the only way to restore hormones, you are greatly mistaken.  Your gut health greatly influences your hormone balance and I will explain why.  But, first, let’s start with what controls the hormones, the endocrine system. Your body ultimately does what the endocrine system tells it … Read More

Detoxification to Jumpstart and Get Lean

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No doubt you’ve heard all kinds of information about detoxification, and you may have wondered if it’s a good choice for you. If you’re a competitive athlete, there’s no doubt that a good detox can do wonders for your health and prepare you for a competition. What’s the right way to incorporate this strategy into your routine? What Is Detoxification? … Read More

How Gut Health Affects Hormones

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We’ve long heard of the hormonal issues that women face as they enter into midlife. But it’s only been recently that we’ve begun to hear more about how men are affected as well. We all have hormones, and as we age, their levels can change. This results in fluctuations in energy and libido, as well as affecting our ability to … Read More

5 Ways Poor Digestion Is Affecting Your Life

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There’s some misalignment in our lives. It’s 2017, and we know so much about our health and diets—more than ever before—yet we still have ready access to fast foods and processed meals. While we may know more, we don’t always act on that knowledge. And that’s unfortunate, because our lack of focus in doing what’s best for our bodies may … Read More

Gut Issues: What Your Gut Is Trying to Tell You

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We’ve all been there: We have a glorious gastronomic feast on our plates—that represents a huge indulgence—and we devour it. Even when our stomach is full, we continue to eat. After all, it’s just so delicious! But there’s a reason your stomach is grumbly afterward; it has to do with your gut issues and the signals you should be heeding. … Read More

Is a Gluten Free Diet Bad for You?

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Is a Gluten Free Diet bad for You? With the release of another research study done to denounce gluten and the gluten free dieters I felt I needed to chime in about this topic. I’m actually humored by the types of propaganda being promoted such as: “Dangers of a gluten free diet” “Most People Shouldn’t Eat Gluten Free” “The data … Read More

Heal Your Gut

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Having a healthy gut is a mainstream phenomenon. We hear the term “gut health” thrown around on social media, on cable TV, and of course from functional medicine practitioners. It has been linked to everything from weight loss to cancer prevention. But do you really know the true benefits of gut health? Before I delve into everything that can go … Read More

Naturally Improve Digestion

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How is your digestion? I ask this simple question multiple times each day, sometimes pausing for several minutes to give my patient the time to formulate a response. In a country plagued with obesity, food allergies, emotional eating, and ads selling us the biggest, best new fast food followed by skinny underwear models, it’s no wonder we have a skewed … Read More