Municipal tap water tends to be loaded with toxic particulate. This can range from heavy metals like lead and mercury to volatile chemicals such as sodium fluoride, bromine and chlorine. Recently I detected significant amounts of copper in my water. Copper being a nutritive mineral has no place in water, as industrial sources of copper
Have you noticed that I’ve been going bonkers with posts regarding digestive function over the past 2-3 weeks? Can you guess why? The reason is that all health begins in your gut, all disease involves gut function, and your health will make huge strides when you improve upon gut function. Some people have so many
H. Pylori, also known as helicobacter pylori is a bacteria that can burrow in the pylorus portion of the stomach as well as the duodenum. It can remain sub- clinical (produce no symptoms) for years, even decades. H. Pylori can cause an entire host of symptoms, including: Intestinal dysbiosis Chronic Acid indigestion Belching Chronic
The conventional HCL challenge test involves the ingestion of Betaine Hydrochloride in order to gauge if the parietal cells of your stomach are producing adequate amounts of stomach acid. The test typically involves taking one HCL pill with food and then increasing by one per day until a burning occurs. If burning takes place at
The dairy debate: To eat dairy or not that is the question. Many people make the argument against dairy, many make the argument for it. As a nutritional consultant I have seen raw dairy products serve as a powerful and healing food for some people, and cause problems for others. One thing of primary importance
The mucosal barrier is the body’s first line of defense and comprises approximately 80% of your immune system. If damaged, it can seriously compromise your health in a number of ways. The mucosal barrier contains the core elements of the digestive system, including the villi and micro villi, which are responsible for nutrient absorption as
Food allergies and sensitivities can create a torrential cascade of problems in your body and can wreak havoc inside of your GI tract. if not properly compartmentalized by your immune system, food allergies and sensitivities can create very high levels of inflammatory conditions in the body, devastating many biological processes. Over the past 15 years
Modern day, conventional dental practices can result in some of the most insidious sources of toxicity known to man. Mercury-containing dental amalgams, root canals, cavitations, non-compatible metals and fluoridation are some of the many toxic hazards of conventional dentistry. The type of bacteria generated by root canals and cavitations are some of the most insidious
Good health begins with the proper digestion and assimilation of food. Unfortunately, many people have impaired digestive function in one way or another. This could be due to numerous factors including poor diet, chronic infections, nutrient deficiencies or toxic overload. There are many wonderful things that can improve upon a person’s myriad of digestive functions.
Healthy gut function is a key to a healthy body. Did you know that gut malfunction is a primary cause of many health issues? Liver function is very important to maintain. A liver that is overburdened with toxins, struggles to perform its functions. Bacterial imbalance in the intestines can inhibit digestion and contribute to putrification.