How to Eat On Vacation

Changing your diet at home is hard enough. So how do you eat healthy or adhere to a special diet while you’re not at home? I’ve been asked this question frequently by patients who are trying to switch from a Standard American Diet to a healthier one, or especially by [...]

By |2017-10-23T16:48:39-07:00October 27th, 2017|Categories: Articles, Nutrition|0 Comments

Sulfur Intolerance

Biochemistry 101 Protein, one of the three types of macronutrients (the other two being carbohydrates and fat) is made up of twenty building blocks called amino acids. Two of those amino acids contain the atom sulfur in their structures: methionine and cysteine. A thiol is a compound containing a sulfur [...]

By |2017-05-30T07:32:22-07:00April 14th, 2017|Categories: Articles, Conditions & Treatments, Detox, Nutrition|Comments Off on Sulfur Intolerance

Nutrients to Help Hair Regrow

TYPES OF HAIR LOSS There are four main types of hair loss: Alopecia areata. Considered an autoimmune disease, though researchers have yet to discover the antibodies involved. Characterized by small hair follicles and slower hair growth. Telogen Effluvium. While some 80% of hair follicles are typically in the growth phase [...]

Is Stevia Bad For You?

For years I’ve recommended stevia as a no-calorie, non-artificial sweetener to my patients who are trying to abstain from sugar despite a sweet tooth. But lately it’s been getting a lot of flak on the internet. So is it as dangerous as “they” say? What Stevia Is Unlike artificial sweeteners, [...]

By |2017-05-30T07:33:32-07:00June 24th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Health, Nutrition|Tags: |0 Comments

The Best (and Worst) Sweeteners

I’m often asked, what kinds of sweeteners are best? Everyone knows the artificial ones are crap, but of the natural ones, there’s still some debate. Here’s my breakdown of each common type of sweetener. Artificial Sweeteners High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS): FAIL. While the body gets to choose whether it wants to [...]

By |2017-05-30T07:33:33-07:00April 1st, 2016|Categories: Articles, Health, Nutrition|Tags: |2 Comments

The Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) Diet

I’ve recently had a lot of patients tell me they’ve started the Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) Diet, and have experienced good results. So I decided to look into it a bit more. Here’s what I’ve found. Autoimmunity: What it Is As I discuss here, autoimmunity always goes back to the gut. [...]

By |2017-05-30T07:33:33-07:00March 18th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Health, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

What Makeup to Wear for Acne

Acne is really more about what’s going on internally than what’s happening on your skin. That said, what you put on your skin, for skin care and for makeup, can make a difference. First, a quick breakdown on what acne is, to better understand why this is the case. Acne [...]

By |2017-05-30T07:33:33-07:00February 26th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Beauty, Conditions & Treatments, Health, Nutrition, Supplements, Women's Health|Tags: , |0 Comments

Vitamin K2 and What It Does

You probably know it’s important to take a calcium supplement, especially if you have osteopenia or osteoporosis. But remember that study that said taking calcium supplementation could increase the risk of heart attacks? The concern here is that atherosclerotic plaques contain calcium deposits, and perhaps therefore taking calcium in supplement [...]

By |2017-05-30T07:33:33-07:00February 19th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Nutrition, Supplements, Women's Health|Tags: , |0 Comments


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