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.
Hypothyroidism is becoming an epidemic. Some studies indicate that as many as 40% of the population has some degree of hypothyroidism. Low thyroid functioning results in a metabolism that is inefficient. There are many factors which will impede upon the normal functioning of the thyroid: Toxicity: fluoride, mercury, chlorine, aluminum, Nutritional deficiencies like zinc, selenium,
I define stress as any external or internal factor that challenges the body or mind to maintain equilibrium. Stress is the burden of managing external pressures from things like finances, relationships and your job. These external sources of stress place a greater burden on your brain and nervous system, and your body is put in
When I review and interpret laboratory tests, my approach is not concerned with lowering or raising numbers. That method is called allopathy. My primary intention with lab tests is to assess biochemical individuality, and to devise a nutritional protocol that aims to support FUNCTION. By addressing function and biological individuality a person’s numbers will likely
All health begins in the gut. How is your digestive function? Yesterday my blog post centered on 3 key aspects of health that are essential to improve upon: Hydration, Digestion/Assimilation and Elimination. Digestion and assimilation is measured by how capable your body is able to properly digest and assimilate the foods and nutrients you put
Like the Yellow Brick Road in the Epic The Wizard of Oz, the road to good health is filled with all sorts of interesting lessons and insights. This article is going to look at many common health challenges that pop up for people, as well as difficulties along the path to good health and ways
Chronic infections are one of the most common sources of both clinical and sub-clinical stress. Infections can originate from multiple sources: bacterial, fungal, viral or parasitic. Infections can exist sub clinically for decades. The longer a person has chronic types of infections, the more likely they are to move through varying stages of stressors. Bacterial,
Elevated Cardio C-Reactive Protein is one of the primary markers for heart disease risk factor. In my opinion, Cardio CRP is a much greater risk factor indicator than cholesterol values. C-Reactive Protein will elevate following inflammatory responses. Elevated CRP just like elevated LDL, syndrome X, high homocysteine are thetip of the iceberg. I choose to
Selenium is an extraordinary trace mineral that has a tremendous amount of nutritive value inside of the body. Selenium deficiency has been identified in numerous diseases and serious health issues such as cancer, AIDS, heart disease and hypothyroidism. Selenium is also powerfully protective against toxic, heavy metals, especially mercury. Selenium is a powerful antioxidant and