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What is Histamine Intolerance?

Ever heard of histamine intolerance? This condition is relatively new and difficult to diagnose. In fact, some people only hear about it when the symptoms show up! Before that happens to you or anyone you love, I hope today’s newsletter will help you stay your healthiest. First on all, what is histamine? You are probably […]

Health Benefits of Phytoplankton

Phytoplankton are microscopic organisms that live in watery environments.  There are different types of phytoplankton, but the most common type is the single-celled plant. Just like land plants, phytoplankton contains chlorophyll that converts sunlight into chemical energy in the form of photosynthesis. It uses carbon dioxide in the process and gives out oxygen as a byproduct. […]

Blackberry Protein Pancakes

I’ve modified my traditional protein pancake to give it a better, less dense texture. Instead of using starchy flour which can raise blood sugar, contribute to weight imbalance, and cause energy to tank, I swap out a bit of the almond flour for coconut flour. Ingredients: 4 large organic chicken eggs (pasture-raised is best!) 1 cup […]

6 Natural Ways to Ease Menopausal Symptoms

Whether this newsletter topic applies to you directly or indirectly (as it could help someone you care about), my goal today is to provide you with a deeper understanding of menopause AND find natural ways to help you or someone you care about ease through this transition. There are actually three stages of menopause: Perimenopause – the […]

What’s the Difference Between Brown Fat and White Fat?

Did you know that there’s different types of fat in your body? And that they impact your health in totally different ways? Let’s explore! But first, I want to invite you to attend my free online class Natural Solutions to Calming Inflammation, Tues, Feb 1st at 12:30pm PST, co-hosted with Precision Physical TherapyGrab your free spot here now! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/natural-solutions-to-calming-inflammation-tickets-237691841697 […]

Are Air Fryers Actually Healthier?

Air fryers are a hot (pun intended) trend. They debuted in 2010 and are now continuously loved by Americans. Between May 2017 and mid-March 2019, about 10 million air fryers were sold. Last year, there was an increase in sales of 2 million MORE than in 2019 indicating that this appliance continues to gain in […]

Signs of Overmedication and How to Prevent It

Medicine is essential for disease management. It is created for the purpose of relieving us from symptoms: physical, mental, or psychological, and it has improved the quality of life for many even if just temporarily. However, if you are someone who relies on medicine for a quick fix but does not address your health and […]

BEC’S COCOA TONIC

I’m sharing with you my favorite morning beverage recipe. I love this soothing drink for several reasons: it is high in digestible protein, soothing to the mucosal barrier (and therefore awesome for the immune system and for reducing inflammation), a good source of minerals like calcium, magnesium and iron; rich in important fat-soluble vitamins & fatty acids […]

Environmental Toxicants & Neurodegenerative Diseases

Today we are going to explore the rising number of neurodegenerative diseases (diseases where there is a loss of function in the brain such as Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), Parkinson’s Disease (PD), dementia, Multiple Sclerosis, etc) and how environmental toxicants play a contributing role. This is a really important topic because it affects every single one […]

Understanding Blood Sugar Test Results

Today we are going to explore what certain test results really mean about your health and what you can do if you have levels of high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP), hemoglobin A1C (HbaA1c), fasting blood sugar, fasting insulin, post-meal glucose, and homeostatic model assessment for insulin resistance (HOMA-IR). It is just important that you are able to […]