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Worst “Healthy Foods” For Blood Sugar Balance

Happy 2022! I hope you had a wonderful holiday season! My ongoing endeavor is to support you and empower you to live healthily so that you experience more freedom in your body Before diving into blood sugar, I want to share an announcement with you that I will be giving a virtual talk this Saturday: […]

Understanding Cholesterol Markers

Getting blood tests is routine for many of us. Most of us do it at least twice a year during physical exams.  To empower you to understand what the results mean and what the values reflect in terms of what’s going on inside your body, it is crucial to look beyond the standard explanations. Here are a couple of things you […]

How to Restore Gut Health with Tributyrin

In last week’s newsletter, we explored  postbiotics and their role in restoring gut health.Continuing with that conversation, this week’s newsletter will tackle the incredibly important short-chain fatty acid (SCFA) butyrate (which is a postbiotic) and it’s critical role in a healthy gut. Being a postbiotic, butyrate is one of the end products when your gut microbes ferment […]

Postbiotics and Their Role in Restoring Health

Postbiotics and Their Role in Restoring Health While prebiotics and probiotics have gained a lot of attention in recent years, there’s another tool that you should know about and may need. There is no denying that prebiotics and probiotics are extremely valuable for your gut and overall health and well-being. But postbiotics may be an even more essential tool. […]

Iodine Support for Thyroid Health

The butterfly-shaped gland in front of your neck–aka the thyroid–is a vital gland. Your thyroid gland creates, stores, and releases hormones which control your metabolism.  Metabolism is like a generator: using material from the food you eat and converting it into energy to provide power for your body to keep all your organs working and your body running smoothly. The thyroid gland uses […]

How Exercise Changes Your Gut Microbiome

A whole world is residing inside your gut–the world made of a wide cluster of bacteria, fungi, and other microscopic organisms–working to support your digestion and overall health. The gut microbiome starts in early life. Inside the womb, the fetus’ gastrointestinal tract is sterile because the uterine environment is sterile. During birth, the newborn is exposed […]

An Ancient Oil that Can Help You Sleep

Sleep. When it’s going well, we don’t think much of it, but when it’s not…it impacts EVERYTHING else. Sleep is an important function to recharge your mind and body so that you are refreshed, alert, emotionally well-balanced, and have stable energy. When you sleep, your brain works to prepare you for the next day. While you are sleeping, […]

Top 3 Best Healthy Sweeteners

Sugar. We all know it’s not good for us and yet…many of us struggle to avoid it. Sugar negatively impacts every facet of good health including your teeth, joints, gut, thyroid, adrenals, skin, liver, weight, sleep, longevity…you get the picture! That’s why artificial sweeteners or sugar substitutes have attracted many health-conscious individuals, fitness enthusiasts, and diabetic […]

What Triggers IBS?

Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a functional disorder of the digestive system characterized by a collection of symptoms that negatively impact a person’s quality of life. The signs and symptoms of IBS in both adults and children include food intolerance, bloating, cramping, abdominal pain, and either diarrhea or constipation, or a combination of both. Quick reminder […]

Ease Anxiety With These 4 Basics

I want to talk with you today about how important your gut health is for having a healthy, balanced mood and easing anxiety. Quick reminder first that I’ll be co-hosting a free online class on Natural Solutions to Inflammation with Maverick Chiropractic & Wellness Sept 21st. You can find the details and sign up link here. […]