Do you really need to filter your tap water, or is that just a marketing gimmick to sell water filters? Modern water treatment systems protect us from serious waterborne diseases such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia, parasites that cause illness. But while disinfecting municipal water supplies keeps us safe from parasites, we’re instead faced with the […]
Hello everyone, it’s Monday and that means another expanded video answer to one of your questions from our Worries Solved column in First For Women Magazine – This week we give advice on how to fix stalling weight loss on a gluten free diet!
Astaxanthin is a unique carotenoid anti-oxidant that gives seafood its pink color. This phytonutrient is produced naturally in specific algae that pass on its free radical scavenging effects to the sea animals that eat them. Astaxanthin is known to powerfully enhance brain function, eye health, immunity and joint function among other things. The greatest natural […]
Drug companies may not be publishing complete and comprehensive data that could affect a physician’s ability to practice safe and effective medicine. ‘Evidence based medicine’ is the trend in the medical community. But, what if the research was biased and based on selectively published clinical trials? It seems that this may be what is actually […]
Raise your hand if you are guilty of being a label scanner or a headline reader? I know I used to be, and still occasionally fall victim to the label tease. Just like headlines of a newspaper are meant to grab your attention and reel you in, labels and claims on our foods are put […]
A nice, relaxed meal; a slow walk on a sunny spring day; time alone with loved ones. It’s an accepted wisdom that the little things in life are often the most enjoyable. The more you allow yourself to stay in the moment and focus in on the simple pleasures, the better your overall quality of […]
Primal Docs member Dr. David Jockers will be hosting a “21st Century Weight Loss” webinar on Monday, September 16th at 7pm (EST). Dr. Jockers will be speaking about how to: Balance Your Hormones with SuperFood Nutrition Turn from a Sugar Burner to a Potent Fat Burner 10 Hidden Nutritional Secrets for Effective Weight Webinar is Free!
I frequently get asked if I recommend the flu vaccine. My answer is simple… a healthy immune system is the best defense against colds and flu. If you have an immune deficiency or other serious illness it may be appropriate. However, for the rest of us, strengthening your innate immunity is the key! Besides, who willingly has formaldehyde, […]
I was thinking about all of you today. It was a really rough, stressful day for me and who knew that eating healthy is WAY more difficult when you’re stressed out!? I thought it was important to let you know that even as a dietitian who follows a real food approach, I struggle with making […]
As a functional medicine physician, I believe that inflammation is the root cause of most illnesses. Whether you struggle with digestion, energy, depression, or weight, my approach to healing always aims to reduce inflammation. The majority of our inflammation comes from our diets and our guts. For this reason, my first step in helping to […]
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