Integrative Medicine Fort Collins

Metabolic Syndrome, a Recipe for Diabetes and Heart Disease

The incidences of type 2 diabetes (adult onset) and pre-diabetes have reached epidemic proportions in our country and worldwide. According to the 2010 United Health Report, over half of the American population will be afflicted by 2020. Currently it is estimated that 26 million Americans have type 2 diabetes, 67 million Americans have pre-diabetes, and… read more

Detox Soup

Full of cruciferous veggies to detox and satisfy any appetite!! Ingredients: One large yellow onion 5-6 carrots, peeled and chopped 5-6 celery stalks 6-8 garlic cloves One large red bell pepper 10 oz organic baby spinach, chopped 10 oz organic baby kale, chopped 10-15 oz shredded cabbage One 15oz can cannellini beans (omit if eating… read more

Lifestyle Modification is Always First Line Therapy

Did you know that the National Cholesterol Education Program, The American College of Cardiology, and the American Diabetes Association all recommend lifestyle changes as first line therapy for the treatment of hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes and  hypertriglyceridemia? Many patients are so influenced by media and advertising that most think that drugs like… read more

Metabolic Syndrome, Often EASILY Reversed With the Right Care!

I am so excited to finally be working in an arena where I can make a difference in people’s long-term health. Today, in America, we are doing little to nothing to prevent chronic disease.  We are surrounded by more and more people we know developing cancer, diabetes, obesity, hypertension, osteoporosis, arthritis,  thyroid disease, and the… read more

UPDATED FOOD SAFETY LIST from the Environmental Working Group

This is taken directly from the Environmental Working Group (EWG). I would encourage you to become a member today and get educated about the safety of the all the things in our environment! They are doing great work. Make a donation today to this wonderful organization. The DIRTY DOZEN PLUS: highest in pesticides—AVOID THESE UNLESS… read more

Constipation Puts You at Risk for Chronic Disease

Constipation is a health risk for chronic disease. One of the major functions of your GI tract is to eliminate toxins. Regular bowel movements are extremely important for your health because, without them, toxins accumulate and are recirculated in your bloodstream. Toxin accumulation can lead to much more serious health complications like autoimmune disease, high… read more