Articles about food, food politics, food supply issues, etc.

The Simplest and Cheapest Way to Heal Your Gut post image

Are you ready for the simplest and cheapest way to heal your gut and cure all kinds of conditions like allergies and asthma, and manage autoimmunity better? There is a common thread among the popular healing diets, such as, SCD, GAPS, Paleo and AIP. Actually… Click to Continue →

A Little Known Aspect of Human Anatomy that is Critical for Gut Health post image

Today's conventional medicine mechanistically looks at body parts. There are specialists for every body part you have. However there is one, little known, unifying aspect of anatomy that every doctor should consider. Fascia the Old Years ago when I studied anatomy, fascia was understood to… Click to Continue →

Surprising New 2017 Dirty Dozen from Environmental Working Group (EWG)! post image

Last year strawberries ousted apples as the dirtiest, most pesticide-ridden item on the list. This year strawberries are number 1 again, but, move over apples, now you're number 4! Can you guess which is now number 2? Each year the Environmental Working Group (EWG) analyzes… Click to Continue →

Vitamin D for Autoimmunity – But You Must Take it With This Super Nutrient! post image

Yet another study has shown that Vitamin D is protective of remission of an autoimmune disease. This study showed remission from ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Just a year ago a study published in the United European Gastroenterology Journal found that vitamin D… Click to Continue →

Ginger: The Best Natural Remedy for Menstrual Cramps post image

Ginger has been known to alleviate the nausea from pregnancy and motion sickness for ages. Studies show that it is also great for easing menstrual cramps or primary dysmenorrhea. I wish I had this information when I was menstruating (OK, OK I'm really dating myself… Click to Continue →

Is Amyloid Plaque Really the Culprit in Alzheimer’s and Dementia? post image

Amyloid Plaque has been blamed for causing Alzheimer's. However, all the medications geared towards reducing amyloid plaque are proving to be ineffective – so much so that researchers are beginning to question the relevance of amyloid plaque to dementia and Alzheimer's. Amyloid is the sticky… Click to Continue →

5 Ways to Hack Your Autoimmune Condition post image

Contrary to what medical doctors tell patients, there are plenty of ways to manage an autoimmune condition without dangerous medications. You just need to be proactive and you need to get informed! Our modern lifestyle has fostered a way of living that is damaging to… Click to Continue →

Destress With 5 Awesome Organizing Tools for Your Home post image

There is one thing that I am a stickler for and that is keeping my home organized. It helps keep my stress levels down when things are in their place. If you have a lot of stress, one thing that will help is to get… Click to Continue →

Elimination Diets Now an Accepted Part of IBD Treatment (Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis) post image

Back in the day, when I started helping patients with their Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), gastroenterologists categorically denied that food or diet had anything to do with the disease. They claimed there was no science that showed that what a person put into their mouth… Click to Continue →

Periodontitis Found to Trigger Rheumatoid Arthritis post image

Researchers recently discovered that a bacteria commonly found in those with periodontitis may trigger the autoantigens and the resulting inflammatory cascade in the joints of people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). In a study published online in December 2016, in Science Translational Medicine, researchers (Konig et… Click to Continue →

Get Motivated to Workout in 2017 and Get Healthier! post image

As a chiropractor and nutrition specialist I was asked to contribute my top tips for getting yourself motivated to exercise. While I have been exercising regularly for many years, I do have challenges in getting some of my patients motivated. Here are my top tips… Click to Continue →

10 Easy Steps to a New Year of Health

10 Easy Steps to a New Year of Health post image

It's time to take a break from the holiday hustles and stresses and think about the coming year. Make 2017 the year of taking your health into your own hands and making positive changes! When you look back and reflect on the past year what… Click to Continue →

How To Keep Your Gut Healthy Over the Holiday Season post image

It's the holiday season and you are confronted with lots of cheat foods. It's very easy to overdo it. If you have already existing digestive issues, this time of the year can be most challenging. If you are on a special diet and have to… Click to Continue →

Real Foodie Holiday Gift Guide for 2017

Real Foodie Holiday Gift Guide for 2017 post image

I try to give gifts that the person would love and appreciate. But the food activist in me also tries to give a gift that helps a person appreciate real food, home cooking and better health. I often think that if I give a person… Click to Continue →

The New Cholesterol Test That Shows Important Risk Information post image

Your doctor sends you for a lipid profile and when it comes back, your doctor tells you your cholesterol is high and you need to go on a statin or you will have a heart attack. Trick question – do you go on the statin… Click to Continue →