Iodine, Carnivore and Heavy Metals.

We often worry about our thyroid when we change up our dietary theory, especially on keto or carnivore. I mean where is our iodine coming from on a carnivore diet? I’m glad you asked! Beef, shrimp, cheese and fish all contain iodine, phew! Ok well so do egg... read more

Cravings and Carnivore

Something I commonly hear from patients on carnivore as how surprised they are that their cravings vanished. They don’t crave dirty carbs or sweets anymore. I think that is part of what makes this WOE so easy to maintain. Part of the reason we crave less on... read more

Back To The Bitter Basics

See what I did there…. with the title? It’s my wild and wacky sense of humour. But seriously though back to basics does mean back to adding BITTERS into your life. We have been using bitters since the days of dawn and for good reason – our digestion... read more

Your Kidneys and Your Thyroid

Did you know our thyroid has a direct affect on our kidneys? Our kidneys are important when it comes to converting the inactive form T4 into the usable and active form T3… So not having a properly functioning kidneys could mean thyroid disease – as much as... read more

Tyrosine and Your Thyroid

I actually wanted to start this with the title Carnivore and Your Thyroid… but I didn’t want to put anyone off by the title. Tyrosine is an amino acid that our body needs to make thyroid hormones. While it is considered a non essential amino acid used to... read more

How Chewing Food Helps Your Thyroid

Did you know that our digestive process is more than just about food? From the first sight and scent of food we start to release enzymes that help the digestive process. Our enzymes trigger bile, and our bile triggers the release of an enzyme that converts our... read more

Why I’m Not A Fan Of CBD Isolate (With ONE Exception)

I recently had a patient come to me and say she purchased some CBD isolate of the internet, actually it was off some person on instagram – oh the late night scrolling gets us everytime. She wanted to know why it wasn’t working like the stuff she was using... read more

Dopamine and Genetics

Lets chat SNP’s! Your genetics may be the cause of your low dopamine, which if you know this means you’re one step closer to getting back on track. Haven’t had a proper genetic panel yet? CLICK HERE and let us help you out with that! If you are... read more

Your Vagina is Freak’n Wonderland!

In all seriousness it really is this cave of wonders. Our vaginal microbiome is unlike any other in the body. The vaginal niche is isolated with a unique function, where the gut microbiome has multiple niches. Complete with biofilms and all! We have been taught that... read more

Mouth Taping 101

Say what? Yup you heard me, mouth taping… it’s a thing Why would yo want to do this? Well for starters it has a bunch of health benefits and doesn’t cost an arm and a leg to get you there. All you need is some medical tape. You could do what I did... read more

Why I’m a Facultative Carnivore

Wait, isn’t a carnivore diet just that? Nope! You see – whenI originally turned to the carnivore diet style of eating it was to improve upon health conditions I was suffering from. Namely autoimmune related. For me it was an obligate carnivore diet vs my... read more

Thyroid Health & L-Tyrosine

L-Tyrosine is an amino acid (a protein building block). It’s important to almost every protein in the body! It also happens to be a precursor for some pretty important stuff like dopamine, epinephrine and norepinephrine as well as a bunch of other... read more