Uncovering Core Nutrient Deficiencies in Vascular Disease: Methylation, Homocysteine & Genetics

Elevated levels of homocysteine have been a known independent risk factor in cardiovascular disease, cancer and other degenerative diseases for several decades. Dr. Kilmer McCully’s groundbreaking research decades ago, has led to new understandings regarding the role genes play in homocysteine formation. Certain inherited genetic mutations such as MTHFR, MTR, MTRR, BHMT and CBS may

Herbal Medicine, Adrenals & Beyond: Powerful Effects For Healing

Traditional herbal medicines provide tremendous therapeutic benefits for issues related to adrenal stress, high and low cortisol, nervous system imbalances and depression. While there are a plethora of herbs used, some of the most common, therapeutic herbs in these regards are: ashwagandha, licorice, eleuthero and Korean ginseng. When it comes to herbal medicine, quality is

Athletic Performance, Nutrition & Health: How Athletes Can Become Depleted & Unhealthy

Experience has demonstrated to me that excessive-athletic training can be depleting to the body through a number of mechanisms. It is for this reason that in my nutritional consulting practice I recommend maximizing one’s nutrition practice before engaging in athletic programs. If you are someone who is physically active and engage in regular athletic performance,

Healing The Intestines: Returning to the Use of Traditional Food As Medicine

Healing gut and intestinal mucosal barrier function is about normalizing the intestinal flora. It is a fact that 80% of the immune defenses of the body is the intestinal bacteria. A healthy gut immune system contains approximately 100 trillion microorganisms.  These microorganisms are the body’s first line of defense against pathogens, and pathogenic infections. Additionally,