Oxalates and UTI’s

For those of you who are aware of what oxalates are you can skip this next part. Oxalates or oxalic acid are potentially harmful compounds found in certain foods. Spinach, chocolate, nuts and seeds, certain fruits and veggies… basically all the things we thought...
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...
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...