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Blood Sugar and Hormone Stress

More than 1/3rd of the country has a condition known as metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome has some important features that are seen in nearly all cases and that is blood sugar imbalances and or insulin resistance. When blood sugar or insulin becomes elevated it can create inflammatory cascades that can contribute to obesity, blood pressure, diabetes […]

How To Use Resistant Starch To Improve Your Gut Health

Intro to Resistant Starch With resistant starch, we have two main kinds regarding our application. Type II: Unripened banana flour. Type III: Cooled potato flour. The banana flour is great and is what I personally use because I have an autoimmune thyroid condition. Potato flour is technically a nightshade which can exacerbate some people’s autoimmune […]

Do You Have Symptoms of a Parasite Infection?

Many people have symptoms of a parasite infection and don’t even know it! Research shows that a significant proportion of the population has a parasite infection. Parasite infections can cause many symptoms, and the most difficult part about it is that most of the symptoms they cause are not even gastrointestinally related. This means you may not […]

What Causes H. pylori Infection?
The Most Insidious Infection Around

What causes H. pylori infection? Did you know that over 50% of the population has an H. pylori infection (1)? Dr. Marshall, the scientist who discovered H. pylori, won the Nobel Prize in medicine in 2005 for his discovery. His initial research was done on himself, as he infected himself to prove the bacteria’s causal connection with gastritis (inflammation of […]

Iodine and the Hashimoto’s Controversy

Most people who hear of someone suffering from thyroid symptoms will think of iodine as the first magical solution. Iodine is an essential nutrient needed for thyroid-hormone synthesis, so it’s understandable that these inferences would be drawn. There are people in the United States that suffer from iodine deficiency because of poor nutrition, and some might […]

Thyroid Imbalances and What You Need To Do About It

Did you know that there are almost 30 million people (mostly women) that have an diagnosed thyroid disorder? Synthroid or levothyroxine (synthetic thyroid medication) is the 4th best selling drug on the market, yet with more thyroid medication being prescribed the problem doesn’t seem to be getting better.  Here’s why! Many people have the following […]