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Blackberries: a tale of two fruits

Pictured is one of the plants that provided our morning meal of common blackberry (Rubus allegheniensis) fruits. These fruits are delicious, sweet, crunchy (yes, crunchy, read on), and extremely nourishing. I don’t know many people who dislike blackberries. Though, we are finding it easier and easier to gather them in popular places—it seems people don’t […]

Kombucha Q & A Session

Okay, okay, I know many of you have been waiting for this post as long as you waited for my post on putting BUTTER in my COFFEE. Every time I put pictures up of this good stuff, you guys continue to ask what the HECK I’m drinking! So, this is a little Q&A session based […]

10 Steps to Optimize Your Cholesterol without Statins

Lowering Your Cholesterol Levels, Naturally One in four Americans over the age of 45 are now taking a statin drug, despite the fact that there are over 900 studies proving their adverse effects, which run the gamut from muscle problems to diabetes and increased cancer risk. Statins deplete your body of CoQ10, which can have devastating results. If you take […]

3 Strategies to Anti-Aging

As someone in the healthcare industry that sees a lot of people from all walks of life everyday I find it fascinating the people who come to the office looking aged and the people who come to the office looking healthy. With roughly 100 trillion cells in our body that are constantly regenerating and replacing […]

Evidence-Based Medicine or Skillful Marketing?

With 75% of research now funded by industry one does have to question whether the so-called “gold standard of evidence-based medicine” is really what should be guiding our healthcare/disease-management system. It is interesting to think about why experts charged with the responsibility of defining health conditions and treatments have financial ties to different companies that […]

Rebuild Your Digestive System with the GAPS Program

The Human Microbiome Project (HMP) is a research initiative launched in 2008 with the goal of identifying and characterizing the microorganisms found in healthy and diseased humans. The findings so far have been absolute breakthroughs in our understanding of the origins and solutions to the vast majority of human health problems. Many researchers have estimated […]