Food Sensitivities: Could the Food You Eat Be Making You Sick?

You are probably aware of food allergies: queue dramatic scene of someone (we’ll call him Bob) accidentally eating something that contains peanuts, or shellfish. Bob sits chatting at a restaurant as his food arrives. He casually whisks a bite of food from his plate...

Detoxification: The Hidden Toxins You Encounter Every Day, and How to Detox

Misguided wisdom and signs of toxicity The conventional wisdom surrounding toxins (and the need to detox) has been misguided for decades. Instead of focusing on long-term effects, only short-term symptoms have been considered damaging. For example: with amalgam dental...
13 Signs of Adrenal Fatigue and Chronic Stress, and How to Reboot

13 Signs of Adrenal Fatigue and Chronic Stress, and How to Reboot

Chronic stress and adrenal fatigue I’m sure you’ve been there at one point: bills to pay, phone ringing, deadline due, kids to be picked up, cooking dinner, checking emails, taxes, holidays. This life can seem pretty stressful at times. All of us have a built- in...
Inflammation in the Body: What Causes it and How Does it Affect Me?

Inflammation in the Body: What Causes it and How Does it Affect Me?

Inflammation in the body I’m sure you’ve had a scrape or cut before. After you get past that initial stage of irritation, you may start to feel swelling or see redness around the area. This is inflammation. Inflammation is a natural process of the body to protect...

Could an Unhealthy Gut be the Root of all Disease?

Many years ago, in 460 BC, a man named Hippocrates came forward with a bold statement: “All disease begins in the gut.” Wow. Is that really true? Can the gut have that much of an impact on the body and health in general? Since the turn of the century, the floodgates...