Polyphenols and herbs and YOU!

Last article we talked about the different types of polyphenols in foods...this time we are going to talk about them with regard to herbs. In general, phenolics have a benzene ring which makes them aromatic and contribute hugely to color, taste and flavor of foods and herbs. medicinally, they hare recognized as anti-oxidants, anti-inflammatories, and [...]

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 |2017-04-28T22:58:58+00:00September 21st, 2016|Cancer, Depression, Diabetes, Diets, Hormone issues, Hypothyroid, Inflammatory disorders, Microbiota, Nutrition, Toxicity|Comments Off on Do you love bread?

Asthma – Don’t suffer

Did you know that asthma has hit epidemic levels worldwide?  Shouldn’t be surprising when we stop and think a minute. With all the pollutants in the air (never mind the soil, food, hygiene products and cleaning products that we use)!! But did you also know that researchers claim that between 50-80% of asthma is due [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:58:58+00:00September 19th, 2016|Allergies, Antioxidants, Diets, Glutathione|Comments Off on Asthma – Don’t suffer

The latest cause/cure all for weight issues

I get both tired and frustrated whenever I read or hear an expert/professional claiming that the one issue they are touting is the be all and end all of weight issues. There are a huge number of issues that can contribute to weight imbalances. It used to be just excess calories and lack of exercise...but [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:00+00:00April 13th, 2016|Adrenals, Anti-inflammatories, Depression, Diabetes, Diets, Emotional, Exercise, Gut Health, Hormone issues, Mental Health, Nutrition, Toxicity, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The latest cause/cure all for weight issues

Do you have dysbiosis?

There is no one issue that is causing all of today's health issues. From excess sugar, lack of nutrient, toxicities, unhealthy electro-magnetic waves, to low levels of glutathione; to dysfunctional mitochondria; to methylation cycles not functioning; and the list goes on and on. This article is dedicated to an arena that has received a terrific [...]

What foods help with weight loss

There are a number of different reasons for weight gain. From mineral or vitamin deficiency to imbalances in your microbiota to adrenal fatigue to medications to belief systems and a huge number of other issues. AND 70% of obese people DO NOT have diabetes. Further, diabetes can be caused by a wide number of issues [...]

What too many health practitioners don’t understand

Your body is very dependent on every cell functioning optimally. Each cell has a number of "organelles" that need to function effectively for the cell to function. Many are familiar with the mitochondria that in addition to a variety of other functions, provides the fuel for each cell. Thankfully you don't need to understand the [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:01+00:00April 1st, 2016|Anti-oxidants, Antioxidants, Cholesterol, Depression, Diabetes, Diets, Emotional, Energy, Glutathione, Gut Health, Heart Health, Immune Health, Immune Issues, Inflammatory disorders, Microbiota, Nutritional Health|Comments Off on What too many health practitioners don’t understand

Too many degrees?

It is sad to think that one can be accused of having too many degrees. I am forever pushing health practitioners  to take training in an entirely different healing modality. If you are a psychologist - take training in nutrition. If you are a nutritionist take training in Ayurveda. If you are a TCM take [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:02+00:00March 31st, 2016|Ayurvedic medicine, Blood health, Cancer, Diabetes, Diets, Emotional|Comments Off on Too many degrees?

Yeah – its here…

You have CHOICES!!! There is this new site...www.ChoicesUnlimited.ca The "Health on a Budget" on www.ChoicesUnlimited.ca The Whole Health Initiative on www.WholeHealthInitiative.ca - click here And of course we have www.DrHollyBooks. com which has been updated - click here - videos, downloads, books Let's not forget...every Wednesday at Noon check out www.NewsForTheSoul.com  You or someone you know [...]

Are you aware that…

These foods are considered carcinogenic? Many foods that we assume would be healthy for you can actually be carcinogenic. Dr Holly - real whole organic food and medicine Canned tomatoes & other canned foods are typically lined with bisphenol-A aka BPA. When the FDA actually agrees that something may be a problem. It [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:07+00:00January 5th, 2016|Cancer, Diets, GMOs, Gut Health, Nutrition, Nutritional Health, Toxicity|Comments Off on Are you aware that…