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

Why I Choose Non GMO, You Might Be Surprised.

The great debate, are GMO’s really harmful. In the short answer, yes they are. But likely not for the reasons you have been told or what you are thinking. Yes they are not ideal for our gut, they don’t agree with our system but is this enough to really... read more

Chlorella, Intense Training and Our Immune Response.

Today I received a phone call from a friend of mine. She’s a trainer, a hardcore athlete and a go go go kind of person. She said “Holly, I keep getting sick yet I’m usually so healthy, what gives?” Well it got me thinking about how hard intense training can be on our... read more

F- U Histamine, You’re An A-Hole!

Seriously, histamine is literally the bane of my existence…. it might also be yours. I’ve always been someone who had to be aware of histamine issues, I make sure to get enough DAO (a histamine degrading enzyme) through my high polyphenol count olive oil... read more

What Does Low Stomach Acid Have To Do With My Muscles?

You work out like a champ, you eat a diet that puts the guru’s to shame and your personal trainer is on point. You count your macros, get adequate protein, consume the highest quality supplements, you definitely get enough healthy fats (you are obviously smart... read more