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 […]

6 Reasons You May Not Be Losing Weight

It really surprised me last year when the American Medical Association (AMA) reported that they were going to recognize obesity as a disease. Obesity is a significant public health issue, but, for the majority of the population who are obese, it does not fit my criteria of disease. Dictionary.com defines disease as, “a disordered or incorrectly functioning organ, part, structure, or […]

Why Lose Belly Fat? Central Obesity and Health

Obesity is a condition characterized by excessive accumulation of body fat and increased body weight. Scientific studies have revealed that obesity is associated with negative effects on health and reduced life expectancy. Obesity is most often defined as a body mass index (BMI) above 30. High BMI is associated with increased risk of high blood pressure, lipid disorders, […]

8 Tips for PFC Restaurant Eating

So many of you are doing a phenomenal job of following our PFC approach at home; you’re feeling better with balanced blood sugars, in control of your cravings and your kids are eating veggies! But in the work environment, there’s catered lunches, mandatory happy hours, and company dinners. And then weekends are filled with dinners with friends, […]