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

The FODMAPs Diet

What FODMAPs Are The FODMAPs acronym stands for Fermentable Oliogosaccharides Disaccharides Monosaccharides And Polyols—all of which are carbohydrates. Fermentable carbs are those that bacteria digest for you. The FODMAPs diet was developed to deal with functional gastrointestinal symptoms such as bloating, diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain or discomfort. Here's what those [...]

By |2017-05-30T07:34:02-07:00October 9th, 2015|Categories: Articles, Conditions & Treatments, Nutrition|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Probiotics: How Your Diet Affects Your Microbiome

Your Microbiome First, let’s define our terms: your microbiome is the collective term for all the bacteria that populate your gut—all 100 trillion of them. Even though your microbiome is not technically “you,” it’s so important to your body’s function that it’s been characterized as another organ. What it does: [...]

When Dieting Doesn’t Seem to Work: How to Lose Weight

Chances are, you probably already know what you need to do to lose weight: cut out the sugar, drop the processed foods, increase your veggies, and exercise more. But what happens when that’s not enough? Naturopathic Theory of Healing The naturopathic approach to healing is simple: give the body what [...]

By |2022-12-16T05:49:25-07:00April 18th, 2014|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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