The Fabulous Five Foods That Prevent Heart Disease & Stroke

The Fabulous Five Foods That Prevent Heart Disease & Stroke Would you like to take control of your cholesterol levels and heart disease using food?     Heart disease and cholesterol issues make up the top 3 concerns that my patients have. This is because there are so many conflicting viewpoints. People don’t know what […]

Good Health Starts In the Gut

Good Health Starts In the Gut How many bowel movements do you have a day?     This, undoubtedly, will be one of the very first questions I ask you. While your western doctor may say, “it’s okay,” to go to the bathroom every 2-3 days, from the preventative medicine viewpoint, this is a big […]

Why Your Thyroid Lab Tests Fall Short

Why Your Thyroid Lab Tests Fall Short Addendum To: Is It Your Thyroid? Most of the time when a patient shows me their lab work the only thyroid tests that have been previously run are: TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone), and sometimes, T4 (one type of thyroid hormone).     This is a very limited snapshot of […]

What’s Weighing You Down?

What’s Weighing You Down? Fatigue is one of the most common reasons why patients seek my help. There are many causes for low energy from exhaustive lifestyles and poor sleep to more complex issues such as thyroid disease, chronic infections such as Epstein Barre (the virus that causes mono), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and auto-immune disease […]

Valentine’s Day Heart Healthy Low-Carb Chocolate Mousse

Valentine’s Day Heart Healthy Low-Carb Chocolate Mousse Won’t Spike Your Blood Sugar!     INGREDIENTS   1 14 ounce can Full Fat Coconut Milk Buy From: Publix, Fresh Market, Trader Joe’s, Native Sun, Whole Foods 3 1/2 ounces Dark Chocolate Source: A great option is the Hu chocolate bar. It contains no dairy, no gluten, no […]

What’s For Breakfast?

What’s For Breakfast? Want to eat healthily but just don’t know what to do? There is great evidence that going Paleo may be your solution! But, wait! There is also great evidence that going Vegan may be for you. No? If that’s not it, just go gluten-free that might work too…     As a Clinical […]

Is Detox Necessary?

Is Your Food Making Sick? It is true that detoxification is a modern-day phenomenon. Our body is innately equipped to detox both internally generated as well as environmental toxins. Our liver neutralizes or transforms toxins through its own chemical process and the rest is sent to one of two toxic waste dump sites– to be […]

Concerned About Your Thyroid?

Concerned About Your Thyroid? On a daily basis, patients come to me and say, “I was worried about my thyroid, but my doctor tested me and everything is fine.”     Thyroid Disease is currently at epidemic levels in the United States, impacting over 20 million Americans. The American Thyroid Association estimates that 1 in 8 […]

Does Your Blood Sugar Fluctuate?

Does Your Blood Sugar Fluctuate? I Get Shaky, Light-headed OR Irritable If I Miss A Meal I Feel Tired After Eating I Crave Carbs I Crave Sugars I Crave Salt After Eating I Crave Something Sweet I Can’t Concentrate When I Haven’t Eaten Or Missed A Meal I Get HeadachesI Wake Up At Night/Have Trouble Sleeping […]

Is Your Food Making Sick?

Is Your Food Making Sick? Bloating, gas, constipation, diarrhea, heartburn. Fatigue. Aches and pains. Could any of these symptoms be from something you’re eating? Identifying food allergens and sensitivities can be tricky. Many times, these symptoms lead people to their medical doctor or to a specialist such as an Allergist or Immunologist who run the […]