Flu season is just around the corner and there are many ways to enhance your immune system naturally! Don’t let the headlines scare you… your amazing body was built to fight off infections and if you treat it well, you may not be destined to get influenza! I believe for most health individuals, there […]
The list of foods to avoid with Herpes or Shingles can be daunting for those on a Paleo Diet. Having personally struggled with both of these viruses, I have learned my tolerance level of these foods, both when I am well and when I am stressed. Herpes viruses live in the nervous system, and when […]
The darker, shorter and colder days of winter are upon us and with it comes an increase in colds and flu. The first wave of patients with sore throats and congestion has already passed through my office, so now is a great time to think about how you can support your immune system. There are […]
It’s official — the studio I’ve been dreaming about opening for years is now open for business! What, you might be thinking, is a Paleo Lifestyle Studio? Imagine a place where you could stop in and hear me give a free lecture about how Paleo living can suit moms, kids, people with autoimmune condition or […]
BPA (bisphenol-A) is gaining recognition as an undesirable toxin that people now try to avoid in plastics, particularly water bottles. But it’s harder to avoid than you think — research shows that even handling those seemingly innocuous store receipts quickly raises blood levels of BPA. BPA on store receipts Store and fast food receipts, ATM receipts, airline […]
If you have been diagnosed with Hashimoto’s, thyroid replacement medication can make a big difference in your health and well-being. It’s important to find the right medication at the right dose. Even if you are the type of person that doesn’t like to take pills, this is about replacing critical hormones that your body needs. […]
The Ancestry Foundation has done a superb job of getting all the AHS14 presentations, held at UCLA – Berkeley, mixed and uploaded. There is a tonne of great material from this conference. I highly recommend taking some time to work through them all. Here is my talk.
SIBO, an acronym for Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, has been a term increasingly on people’s radar, especially in the health blogosphere. But like the terms “adrenal fatigue” or “leaky gut,” what is SIBO, and why should you care? What Is SIBO? With the exciting research coming out about gut health and the microbiome, SIBO has […]
Keeping up with research includes not only reading the research, but reading the response to the research. I particularly enjoy thoughtful responses to our shifting store of medical and health knowledge. And sometimes I get a kick out of particular institutions and individuals who will never change. For instance, most of the news about saturated […]
Alzheimer’s Dementia is a neurodegenerative condition that affects five million Americans in 2014. In fact, a third of seniors will die with the disease or another type of dementia (1). The cause is unknown, but over time the brain cells begin to fill up with waste products and die, leading to an inflammatory reaction in […]
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