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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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 someone who has been...

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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...

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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 and grab one of...

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Why I’m a Facultative Carnivore

Wait, isn't a carnivore diet just that? Nope! You see - when I 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 current...

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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 neurotransmitters....

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Supplementing For Estrogen Dominance.

Are you doing it wrong? Many of you are likely using DIM (or I3C) for estrogen dominance as they are powerful tools for estrogen detoxification. When we take I3C it is broken down by our stomach acid and becomes DIM. However you need to be sure you have adequate...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Vit D

With all the information out there it seems one thing we can agree on is that we need to supplement with vitamin D right? Wrong. For some it could actually be the WORST idea. Yes even for those living in the colder climate with minimal sun to skin exposure cause it's...

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