5 Ways to Boost Your Brain Through Your Gut

A healthy gut is needed for a a healthy brain. Your brain’s health is dictated by what goes on in your gut. What’s taking place in your intestines affects not only your brain’s daily functions, but also determines your risk for a number of neurological conditions in the future. The gut’s brain makes more serotonin […]

Dietary Recommendations for Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia that causes progressive deterioration of memory, thinking, language, and behavior. This gradual loss of brain function occurs over a period of time and has been associated with plaques and tangles in the brain as well as a variety of other causes including genetics, heavy metal toxicity, environmental pollutants […]

A Functional Medicine Approach to Autism

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD, previously called “autism”) is a poorly understood family of related conditions. It is linked to abnormal biology and chemistry in the brain for which the exact causes are unknown. However, it is now recognized that there is probably a combination of factors that lead to autism. Genetic factors seem to play […]

Two Weight Loss Secrets You Don’t Hear

With all the diets available, I have found that getting healthy is the key to losing weight and there are two key weight loss secrets. Your body has a natural ability to find balance and heal once you stop doing things that throw it off balance and provide things that put it back in balance. […]

Are You Pooping All Wrong?

Are you pooping all wrong? Squatting is apparently the most  healthy way to poop. The modern toilet seat creates  a style of pooping which puts upward pressure on the rectum and creates the need to STRAIN in order to eliminate. Compare sitting on the toilet to a kinked garden hose: It just doesn’t work properly. […]

What is Depression? – Rethinking What We think We Know

Recent years have seen a shocking increase in antidepressant use the world over, with 1 in 4 women starting their day with medication. These drugs have steadily become the panacea for everything from grief, irritability, panic attacks, to insomnia, PMS, and stress. But the truth is, what women really need can’t be found at a pharmacy.

What You Eat May Be Killing Your Brain – PART 2

The underlying causes of Alzheimer’s disease begin with too much sugar on the brain. The cycle starts when we over-consume sugar and don’t eat enough fat, which leads to diabesity.  Type 3 Diabetes The idea that Alzheimer’s might be Type 3 diabetes has been around since 2005, but the connection between poor diet and Alzheimer’s […]

What You Eat May Be Killing Your Brain – PART 1

Just in case you need another reason to cut back on sugar, it now turns out that Alzheimer’s could well be a form of diet-induced diabetes. What Is Alzheimer’s? A neuropathologist named Alois Alzheimer noticed, over a century ago, that a certain protein was taking the place of normal brain cells. How those proteins (beta […]