Microbiome

The microbiome are the total of all microbes living in and on your body that are essential for life, energy production, immune function, detoxification, and hormone balance.

gut health and blood sugar management

Gut Health and Blood Sugar Management are Key to Health

To watch this content click here. To listen to the podcast, click here. Gut health and blood sugar management are key to health In my practice, my top two priorities with my clients are gut health and blood sugar management. They may seem unrelated, but they truly do impact EVERY aspect of your health. This …

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gut health is not just about digestion

9 Non-Digestive Signs You Have an Imbalanced Gut

If you’d prefer – you can watch a video covering this same content here or listen to the audio-only here. Did you know that the health of your gut affects more than just your digestion? It turns out that the gut is intimately connected to almost every system in the body, from your brain to …

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alcohol affects gut health

5 ways alcohol affects gut health

Most of us are aware that alcohol might have negative health effects, but many aren’t aware of how harmful it can be to our entire gut system. Alcohol can wreak havoc on your gut by causing inflammation and upsetting the equilibrium of good and bad bacteria, as well as limiting nutrient absorption and even causing …

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autophagy

Autophagy

Our cellular recycling and repair mechanism Autophagy – “self-eating” – is one of the most important health mechanisms in the human body. Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Medicine for discovering the key mechanisms which make autophagy work. Here is a portion of what was said in the award announcement: Thanks …

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nutrition therapy for mental health

Holistic Approaches for Mental Health

The profound connection between digestion and depression, anxiety, and mood disorders which is why the gut is considered the second brain. Holistic approaches for mental health: There is a large relationship between mental health problems and digestive disorders – for example, anxiety is five times higher in individuals with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) than in …

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avoid serious COVID with diet

Avoid Serious COVID with Diet

Foods Impact Health Outcomes This may sound like a sensational headline, but a brand new study was just published in the journal Gut by Massachusetts General Hospital (affiliated with Harvard) that followed 592,571 people from the US and UK and showed the people can avoid serious COVID with diet. The study subjects were asked about …

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how food affects your mood

How Does Food Affect Your Mood

I hear complaints from clients about being “hangry” or feeling a sudden onset of sadness, weakness, lethargy, or apathy when they haven’t eaten in a while. Do you know what is going on in your body that causes these mood changes? You might be surprised to know that what you eat can alter your mood. …

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When You Should NOT take fiber, prebiotics and probiotics

When You Should Not Take Prebiotics and Probiotics

This video will address specific conditions such as IBS, IBD, weight loss resistance, SIBO, celiac disease, insulin resistance, autoimmune thyroiditis, depression and mood disorders and their relation to the microbiome. What does the research say about probiotics, prebiotics, and fiber intake for these conditions? When You Should Not Take Prebiotics and Probiotics In today’s video …

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