Boron, A Supplement For Carnivores Or Is It For Everyone?

Boron, A Supplement For Carnivores Or Is It For Everyone?

If you look at the RDA you will see there isn't really a recommended dosage when it comes to boron, there is a max point where it was believed to be "toxic" I strongly disagree with both that and the fact that we supposedly don't need to supplement with it. That is of...

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Stress, digestion and Cholesterol

Stress, digestion and Cholesterol

We have a major stress hormone - cortisol, when we are stressed we produce cortisol, it’s a hormone that comes from our adrenal glands. One small catch, we need cholesterol to MAKE that cortisol molecule. If we don’t have enough we are in trouble, this is a coping...

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Benefits of LDL Cholesterol

Benefits of LDL Cholesterol

Wait did I just say benefits? But I thought that LDL was the "bad" cholesterol? Time to myth bust! First trick is to ditch the carbs, you see it's not the fat that is raising your triglycerides, it's the carbs. When you cut carbs out (we really don't need them folks)...

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Peptide Therapy – BPC 157

So what's the scoop with peptides? Are they steroids? Are they growth hormone and are they harmful? Shoot are they even legal? Well I suppose this all boils down to context! When it comes to peptides we have to first dissect which ones we want to discuss, there are a...

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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 yolks so...

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Cravings and Carnivore

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 carnivore...

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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 loves them. When...

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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 thyroid...

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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 make...

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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...

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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 before...

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