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Soil Cross Section

We have fully launched into the 3rd Agriculture Revolution and it doesn’t involve the plow or chemicals, but our understanding of the…

healthy gut

Can you control obesity, wound healing, and depression by having a healthy gut?  Let’s explore ways you can hack your microbiota to help support…

Man meditating

Most meditation practices ask us to empty our minds.  God’s word asks us to focus on Him. 

Glasses of water

Fasting is an age-old practice that has significant health benefits for today. 

Chelation

Chelation (kee-lay-shun) is an IV method for removing heavy metals such as lead, arsenic, aluminum, mercury, and cadmium…

Detox

I’m sure you’ve heard the term detox before, and I’m also sure that many of you have tried some type of detox in the past.  There are all kinds of…

Heart

We have been told that things like high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and smoking are the cause of heart disease.  To be sure, this is true to…

Resveratrol

Have you heard that a glass of wine is actually healthy for you?  Every wonder why?

Brain Heart

Years of clinical experience corroborated by research date have shown that stress is the primary determinant of disease.  What is stress? How do…

Breathing

What’s your stress level right now?  On a scale from 1-10.  Are you resting at a comfortable 2, or are the kiddos running around and the dog just…

Weight Loss

What was your New Year’s resolution?  If I had to take a guess, I would say it had something to do with weight.  Many people aim to lose weight in…

Walking Stairs

We know that exercise is good for us, but for some, they’d rather die than exercise.  Let’s think about movement instead. 

Snoring

In our last post (Part 1) we explored how sleep problems can result in obesity.  In this post (Part 2) we are flipping the script and looking at…

Sleeping

Which came first?  Obesity, or sleep problems? The associations between the two are undeniable so no matter which you start with, you are likely…

Elderberry

Should you find yourself stricken with the cold or flu, here are some natural weapons for your antiviral arsenal.

Christmas cookie

You’ve heard the old wives tales about chicken soup curing everything and an apple a day keeping the doctor away, but does diet really play that…

Woman preparing for a run

In our last blog post, we saw that the influenza vaccination appears to be an immunological crapshoot, one with some potentially…

Influenza Vaccine

Every year as the cold and flu season approaches, panic is peddled, and angst arises - patients frequently ask me whether or not they should get…

Fermented Veggies

So many of us had parents and grandparents that had a “science experiment” bubbling away in the pantry of fermented goodness.  Our ancestors have…

Immune Health

With the kids back in school and the winter months fast approaching, it is time to take a look at ways to boost immune health and decrease the…

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is 90% saturated fat, 7% monounsaturated fat, and the rest from trace fats.  65% of the saturated fats are from medium-chain…

Eggs

Free-range, pastured, organic, or natural eggs? The choices are endless!   Have you ever stared at the egg section in the grocery store?  There…

Fruits and Veggies

You’ve heard the same broken record for years: eat your fruits and vegetables. We’ve even tried to make eating fruits and veggies a fun thing for…