Anxiety & The Stress Effect Combo!

These two “sisters” as I like to refer to them can really be heavy hitters when it comes to the quality of our health factor. Anxiety is the most common psychiatric disorder in North America. 65% of North Americans take prescription medications daily, 43% take mood altering prescriptions on a regular basis. Paxil and ZoloftContinue reading “Anxiety & The Stress Effect Combo!”

WHY STATINS ARE NOT THE ONLY AVENUE!

Millions of folks in the United States take a statin medication to lower their cholesterol and prevent heart disease. Some believe that these statins are the new wonder drug, while others wonder whether if the benefits outweigh the risks. With research studies uncovering questionable gain and serious side effects, critical concerns are justified. A thoroughContinue reading “WHY STATINS ARE NOT THE ONLY AVENUE!”

FOOD ALLERGIES, WHAT YOU MAY NOT KNOW

How do you feel when you wake up in the morning? If you had a full eight hours of sleep, do you still feel groggy with zero energy? Do you get sleepy in the middle of the day? Do you feel you heal slowly? How about headaches, do you get those on a regular basis?Continue reading “FOOD ALLERGIES, WHAT YOU MAY NOT KNOW”

IMPORTANCE OF FOLATE VS. FOLIC ACID

Folic acid has always been the most convenient choice to add to supplements, including pre-natal supplements. Most of us get some folic acid in our diet everyday, but not everyone gets enough. It is recommended that women take a multivitamin pill with 400 mcg. of folic acid daily in addition to eating a healthy diet.Continue reading “IMPORTANCE OF FOLATE VS. FOLIC ACID”

ARTIFICAL SWEETENER DANGERS, BEWARE!

Aspartame, more commonly known as NutraSweet or Equal, is one of the most toxic substances being consumed today. The artificial sweetener, currently used in over 4,000 products worldwide, entertains a sordid past and has been one of the most tested and debated food additives in the history of the FDA. While the manufacturer maintains thatContinue reading “ARTIFICAL SWEETENER DANGERS, BEWARE!”

FRACTURED HEALTH ” LIFESTYLE INDUCED ENDOCRINE DISHARMONY

Dr. Jodi Barnett N.D. DISHARMONY” INTRODUCTION: There seems to be an increase in the percentages of hormonal imbalances in the American culture.  It appears that this is causing a shift in what our culture deems as “normal” towards disorders of the endocrine system.  There is almost a saturation effect of what our body is beingContinue reading “FRACTURED HEALTH ” LIFESTYLE INDUCED ENDOCRINE DISHARMONY”

Do Juices Qualify as “Concentrated” Foods?

Genesis 1:29 Then God said, “I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food.” It really is foolish to consider that if you have juiced some fruits or vegetables that they are now concentrated versionsContinue reading “Do Juices Qualify as “Concentrated” Foods?”

Why Not Eat the Vegetables?

This is a question I get from my patients all the time, especially since there is so much variance in information on line (which is usually connected with the sale of someone’s appliance or products).  Why not just eat the vegetables vs. juicing them?   The answer is really quite simple: “solid food requires manyContinue reading “Why Not Eat the Vegetables?”