Secrets Of Blood Chemistry Analysis: Integrating Effective Nutrition By Becoming Your Own Health Detective (part 2 of 4)

Last week we covered glucose factors, as well as the importance of interpreting blood chemistry functionally, rather than pathologically. We also discussed the topic of laboratory reference ranges being statistical averages, rather than being reflective of normal or healthy values. To briefly review, the 3 quadrants of blood chemistry analysis includes:   Identifying Function/Self Assessment Subjective

Secrets Of Blood Chemistry Analysis: Integrating Effective Nutrition By Becoming Your Own Health Detective (part 1 of 4)

Pull out your magnifying lens and become your own health detective! Real health is about self empowerment, patient education and applying and understanding principles and strategies that work for you. Healthcare should be about “health” more than just managing disease. Understanding how to interpret your own blood chemistry test can provide you with a tremendous

Malic Acid’s Numerous Benefits: Digestion, Metabolism, Detoxification

Malic acid has numerous benefits fordigestion, detoxification and to support aerobic metabolic functions. Malic acid is an acid derived from plant foods, especially apples. Malic acid’s nutritional benefits are under-appreciated. The salt forms of malic acid known as malates are Kreb’s cycle intermediates: they assist in the intracellular process of energy production. In addition to this, malic

Elevated Insulin, NOT Cholesterol Is the Single Greatest Marker of CVD Risk

Elevated levels of fasting insulin is the single greatest marker to assess a person’s cardiovascular and diabetic risk factors. This has been consistently demonstrated in the medical literature going back more than 20 years. Elevated levels of insulin are found among those with heart disease, congestive heart failure, insulin resistance, diabetes, high blood pressure, and