Are You Addicted To Sugar?

This is a question everyone needs to ask themselves…. why?  Well because I am of the conviction that the majority of us are held hostage by our taste buds! Many don’t take the time to realize that they rely on sugar for emotional comfort and  sugar in a variety of forms are used for celebrationsContinue reading “Are You Addicted To Sugar?”

PAIN & INFLAMMATION: What Can Nature Bring To The Table Of Relief?

One of the most purchased products are ones designed to relieve pain and inflammation.  We experience both for a variety of reasons, but our nation is stuck in the middle of a crisis of opiate abuse. Opiates cover a pretty big variety of drugs, that range from legal like fentanyl, codeine and morphine to theContinue reading “PAIN & INFLAMMATION: What Can Nature Bring To The Table Of Relief?”

KID HEALTHY!

  Probably the #1 complaint I hear on a regular basis from my patient’s who are parents:  I cannot get my children to want to eat healthy foods!  Here is typically how I respond:   Begin slowly, replacing all snacks with fruits.  Then replace one meal a day with salad and a baked potato.  ServeContinue reading “KID HEALTHY!”

ARE WE WIRED FOR “STRESS”?

Stress…talk to any given person and you will come to realize nobody is immune from some element in their lives that contributes to their stress level.  When we take the time to also understand what is affected in our body as a result of stress, we can open the door towards understanding and a startingContinue reading “ARE WE WIRED FOR “STRESS”?”

Why Is The Digestive System So Crucial?

I work with lots of clients who come to me with a variety of symptoms and  with almost all of them I recommend digestive system support and they are confused.. Getting folks to realize the road to good health is paved with good intestines… is tricky business.  There are more organs in your digestive systemContinue reading “Why Is The Digestive System So Crucial?”

The Most Abundant Mineral In the Body… CALCIUM

Calcium is another mineral that is included in the Basic Metabolic panel blood test.  It is the most abundant mineral in the body, An average healthy male has 2.5 – 3 pounds of calcium, while an average healthy female has about 2 pounds.  Yet 99 percent of the body’s calcium supple is in the bonesContinue reading “The Most Abundant Mineral In the Body… CALCIUM”

The Basic Metabolic Panel…Your Blood Lab Tests.

Most people typically go yearly to have a physical and also have routine blood labs drawn.  One of those routine test usually include “The basic metabolic panel (BMP), which tests for a variety of indicators of metabolic functioning, which includes glucose (blood sugar), electrolyte and fluid balance, and kidney function & operation.  Glucose, calcium, sodium,Continue reading “The Basic Metabolic Panel…Your Blood Lab Tests.”

Triglycerides…Do They Matter?

If you are like most folks, a blood test is an event that comes once a year along with your annual physical. Typically, within a week, your doctor calls with the results, assuring you they are normal. You may even receive a copy of the test, complete with columns of numbers supposedly confirming your health,Continue reading “Triglycerides…Do They Matter?”