Integrative Medicine

Prevent Disease with a Biomarker Health Screening Today

When it comes to getting a picture of your overall health, you want a detailed schematic, not a impressionist-era sketch. Want to know, at a molecular level, just how healthy you are? Biomarkers give you that precise data so you can know–not guess–at how healthy you are.   Understanding the Role of Biomarkers Advancement in… read more

The Effect of Popular Diet’s on Nutrient Status

Recent research into the Atkins, South Beach, Best Life and DASH diets showed that all 4 of these diets failed to meet the recommended daily intake (RDI) for 27 micronutrients analyzed. Specifically, vitamin B7, D, E, chromium, iodine and molybdenum were identified as consistently low across the board in all four diet groups. These findings… read more

The Effect of Pharmacological Drugs on Nutritional Status

There are many pharmacological medications that have been found to effect nutrient levels. Remember, nutrients play VITAL roles in the function of ALL body systems: the musculoskeletal system, circulatory system, nervous system, lymphatic system, respiratory system, endocrine system, digestive system, reproductive system and urinary system. ALL of these systems are run by NUTRIENTS!! Deficiencies can… read more

The Effect of Bowel Disease on Nutritional Status

Your intestines play a VERY important role in the digestion and absorption of nutrients. Disease, inflammation, or infection ANYWHERE in the digestive tract can set the stage for poor absorption of nutrients and therefore deficiency. Nutrient deficiency is a risk factor for chronic disease. Below are diseases of the intestines that can impact nutrient status.… read more

Digestive Dysfunction and The ‘Four R’ Gut Healing Program

Sadly, over 85 percent of all adult Americans suffer from some form of intestinal problem. Suffering from these conditions causes a myriad of bodily harms, encompassing every cell and organ in the human body as the gut is key to the immune system’s response. Nutrient deficiencies, pollution, poor diet, dehydration, stress, poor sleeping habits, inflammation,… read more

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

Sleep Hygiene and Disease Prevention

The Importance of Quality Sleep We all feel better after a good nights sleep, right? Your brain feels sharper, your energy is better and your mood is more stable. Unfortunately, 20% of adults and 50% of seniors have difficulty falling asleep. There are now over 100 sleep disorder diagnoses. The major causes include anxiety, menopause,… read more

Sausage and Kale Soup-Instant Pot

Everyone loves a quick and tasty soup recipe right?? I made this last night in less than 30 minutes from start to finish. I used a pre-made bagged organic salad kit to serve with it, but threw out the dressing and used my own clean version.  Tessemae and Primal Kitchen make great clean dressings if… read more

How to OPTIMIZE bone density!

More than 30 million American women and 10 million men currently have osteoporosis. The number of Americans with a low bone density, not yet severe enough to be labeled as osteoporosis, could be twice this number. A woman’s risk of fracture related to osteoporosis, is higher through her lifetime than her risk of getting breast… read more

A Cure for Snoring (Obstructive Sleep Apnea)

Beware, SNORING, may be a telltale sign that your sleep is not restorative and healthy!!!  Snoring is very often associated with a condition called  obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Did you know that sleep apnea may be associated with conditions such as hypertension or high blood pressure, heart disease, atrial fibrillation and hormonal imbalances?  It is… read more