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Why is your gut function important

Historically, our only gut issue was the extent that it might “stick out”.  Then we were taught that that a “gut” provoked diabetes. Today, we know that 80% of those with weight issues don’t have diabetes. Times are changing fast and the information that is being discovered by NON-Big Pharma research is moving even faster. [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why is your gut function important

Depression & Anxiety – is it your head or your gut?

We experience depression and anxiety as a "head" thing, but too many times the cause is in the body. In fact, there are a wide number of physical causes that range from the adrenals, to the liver, to the thyroid (typically not the thyroid, typically its the gut, liver, and/or adrenals), to metal toxicity, etc [...]

By | February 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Depression & Anxiety – is it your head or your gut?


  HAPPY NEW YEAR! Many people make New Year's Eve Resolutions / goals / intentions but have a difficult time following through with them & the old "Bad Habits" or routines take over. The gyms are crowded the first couple of weeks; by February, most of the "newbees" have disappeared. Here are a few tips [...]

By | January 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on TRICKS TO GIVING UP BAD HABITS and ACHIEVING YOUR GOALS

What is a great Christmas present?

"Your health is your wealth" is an old saying that has a lot of truth to it.  If you don't have your health how can you do whatever you do to create your wealth? Whether you be a blue collar worker; a white collar worker; tradesman; a professional; or an independent business person you need [...]

By | December 21st, 2016|Ayurvedic medicine, Detox, Mental Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is a great Christmas present?

Depression at Christmas

One in two people suffer from depression at some point in their life - could it be you or a loved one? Are you aware of all the physiological issues that can cause depression? I practiced as a Registered Psychologist for 20 some years. But I left the College of Psychologists because they didn't agree [...]

By | December 11th, 2016|Adrenals, Dental issues, Depression, Emotional, Herbal Medicine, Hypothyroid, Immune Issues, Research|Comments Off on Depression at Christmas

Your HEALTH is your WEALTH

It is an old saying but ever so true. The WHO (World Health Organization) defines health as: "Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." Health includes our psychological health (thoughts and emotions) and our physical health and our energetic health. If any of these [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Your HEALTH is your WEALTH

8 Glasses of Water a Day?

This is an urban myth that has no substance or science behind it!!!  Interestingly enough, I fought this myth when I was in Naturopathic College - and believe it or not, to no avail!!!  But that is all that it is - a myth!!! I am a scientist...so I always look for the evidence.  Now [...]

By | October 18th, 2016|Anti-oxidants, Nutrition, Nutritional Health, pH, Water|Comments Off on 8 Glasses of Water a Day?

Are Essential Oils of any Benefit?

What are essential oils? Are essential oils of any benefit? Are they just for topical use or can they be used internally? Are different types beneficial for different skins? Does it matter where they were grown or how they were processed? What benefits do the different oils have? Lots of questions, let’s go through them [...]

A favorite herb – Cinnamon aka Cinnamomum verum

Herbs have both familiar common names and formal names. Cinnamon is the kitchen pantry name for the spice Cinnamomum verum. Most of us love the cinnamon spice and we use it in familiar recipes for: cinnamon buns & breads cinnamon cookies pumpkin pie French toast chai tea But cinnamon is used for a lot more [...]

By | September 26th, 2016|Anti-oxidants, Herbal Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Health|Comments Off on A favorite herb – Cinnamon aka Cinnamomum verum

Do you love bread?

Most people love bread. But bread has got a pretty bad rap this past decade and for good reasons. But do you understand the problem? Do you know how to get around it? It is pretty easy... First off, let's understand the problems; then let's solve the problems! So we can enjoy our bread!! Most [...]

By | September 21st, 2016|Cancer, Depression, Diabetes, Diets, Hormone issues, Hypothyroid, Inflammatory disorders, Microbiota, Nutrition, Toxicity|Comments Off on Do you love bread?