Don’t Lose Hope or Settle for Less when it Comes to Your Health. Episode 14 of Thank Gut It’s Fixed Show… (if you like this episode, like it on Facebook, share it, tag a friend, and/or write me a comment!) In this episode, I’m sharing some of the frustrations that some of my clients and […]
What is functional nutrition? What is integrative nutrition? What’s the difference between functional nutrition and functional medicine? I answer these questions, and share why functional nutrition should be the only way you approach your health to prevent chronic diseases, delay aging, have energy and vitality, and live a life that you absolutely love. What is
Magnesium deficiency is more common than most people and doctors think, and you have a 50% chance of being deficient. In this post, I talk about the importance of magnesium, symptoms of and causes of magnesium deficiency, magnesium rich foods, and magnesium supplements. You might wonder what a gut show has to do with magnesium.
In this post, I talk about the connection between thyroid and gut health. Bloating, indigestion, and constipation can be caused by a slow thyroid function (hypothyroid). Low stomach enzymes or acid, gut infections, leaky gut, and dysbiosis can lead to hypothyroid issues (both production and activation of thyroid hormones and autoimmune thyroid issue, Hashimoto’s). One
There will be times when you feel disappointed, frustrated, worried, afraid, concerned, or anxious. You lack clarity and certainty. You feel that you’re in the middle of a tornado with not just your head but all your body spinning. You don’t feel grounded anymore. You worry that life the way you know it will change.
Low carb diets are trendy but they are no FAD. More and more research is showing health benefits of low carbohydrate diets for weight loss, fat loss, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and brain and nerve function. What are the Health Benefits of Low Carb Diets? The USDA guidelines recommend that 45-65% of your calories come from
This is the 3rd article in the thyroid health series. In this post, I continue the with what to eat for optimal thyroid health, focusing on autoimmune hypothyroidism Hashimoto’s thyroditis. In the first article, I discussed thyroid labs, what they mean, and why ‘normal’ labs may not actually mean you have a healthy thyroid. In
In this post, I start discussing the key modifications to help improve your thyroid function through nutrition. Make sure you check the second part of this series next week. Keep in mind that these posts are purely educational and don’t replace medical advice from your doctor. In the previous post, I focused on thyroid labs,
I’ve been wanting to write about thyroid health for a while. In this post, I summarize symptoms of hypo and hyperthyroidism, common problems with diagnosis, and what you can do to find out what’s causing your symptoms so you can fix it and start feeling better. Often, my friends, family and patients say: ‘my doctor
What is Collagen? Collagen is the main protein in connective tissue found in bones, ligaments, tendons, cartilage, and the skin. It is the most abundant protein in your body, making up 25 to 35% of your body’s total protein. Collagen peptides or hydrolyzed collagen simply mean small protein segments. They are pre-digested forms of collagen.