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The Real Cause Of Acid Reflux + What To Do About It

Millions of people suffer from acid reflux or heartburn for years without receiving an effective solution from mainstream medicine. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), the more serious form of acid reflux, is quite common in the United States, where 10% to 20% of the population have the condition. Conventional wisdom would say that acid reflux/heartburn is caused by […]

Why You Need to Fire Dr. Google

Managing a chronic illness and improving your health can require some drastic lifestyle changes. However, if you obsess over the minutiae, spend days on the internet hunting for answers that don’t seem to exist, and worry constantly about your health, it may just be causing unnecessary health-sabotaging stress. For those prone to anxiety, type A behavior, eating disorders  […]

Gum Disease and Nutrient-Dense Foods:
Results of my In-Office Study

I have been a periodontist (a dentist who specializes in gum disease) for 40 years. For the first 35 years, I treated advanced gum diseases like most periodontists by performing traditional gum surgery, which was somewhat successful but relatively uncomfortable for patients. Several years ago I learned a better way for my patients. In 2010, […]

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 […]