Top Product Picks For 2017

Here are some of my absolute favorites that I have been using in practice this year, from products to supplements and a few reasons why my patients and I love them so much. Liposomal Glutathione: I’m a fan of the one by quicksilver as it seems to be the highest... read more

Why Functional Medicine Is The Future

It’s easy to get confused with all the fancy titles…integrative medicine, alternative medicine, functional medicine, natural medicine…. so which one is right for you and what the helll does it all mean? Functional medicine is the baby of... read more

Why Dark Roast Is Easier On The Gut…. In Most Cases.

When patients complain to me about not being able to handle coffee I generally tend to ask main questions: Does it give you the jitters and anxiety? Does it bother your gut and give you indigestion? Does it make you bloat? Does it keep you awake? That last one is... read more

Why Functional Genomics is The Future of Health

Let’s chat about DNA, functional genomics and why I decided to bring nutraceuticals into my practice. What is the good of decoding your genome if you don’t take action to correct missing genes and variations which can have profound effects on human health? Why... read more

Who Should Be Supplementing With DIM?

DIM (diindolylmethane) is a fantastic nutritional supplement I use in clinical practice due to its documented therapeutic results. Why do I love it so much? Prevention of certain cancers such as prostate, breast and endometrial – hormone balancing, estrogen... read more

Stress and Allergies

It’s high allergy season and almost every person who walks through my door seems to have an allergy related complaint. Here’s the fun part… almost all of those patients also suffer from chronic stress.  In studies it has been shown that within 4 days, or less of a... read more

Cheers To Wine and Kidney Health?

Kidney cleanse with wine? OK not quite, but some interesting studies are coming out that may suggest other benefits for your kidneys and having some of this fine fermented beverage… Whoa! hang on a second here, I thought wine was bad for me? You must be thinking... read more

Histamine, Headaches and A Glass of WIne.

Ever notice when you are exposed to certain fragrances or foods that you experience headaches and migraines, how about feeling nauseous and tired? What if I told you it can be caused by too much exposure to histamine, from those same fragrances from food or the... read more

Enzyme Therapy

Normally people refer to enzymes as digestive enzymes, but for those of us who know better we simply refer to them as enzymes.  You see, in the nutrition world we are taught to think in terms of MACROS ( fats, carbs, protein), especially for those of you who are in... read more

Vitamin D + K2 Dosage Chart

Types of K2 and dosage. MK4 (menaquinone), is short chain found in animal foods. Egg yolks, butter etc. The longer chain ones Mk4, MK5, MK6, MK7 etc come fro fermented foods like cheese and natto. But for supplements it would be MK4 and MK7. Some recommendations to... read more

K2 The Missing Link?

We hear talk of bone density loss as we age, we know we need more calcium to prevent that dreaded osteoporosis, but what if I told you we are doing it all wrong. What if I said rogue calcium was the issue in our bone loss. Pretty big statement but one that had been... read more