1. What Makes You Live Longer? Fats or Carbohydrates?

    A recent article published in the Lancet in August of 2017 revealed an interesting conclusion about dietary fats, carbohydrates, and mortality rates. In the large Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study of people aged 35–70 years from five different continents, scientists studied what wa…Read More

  2. Dr. Price and The Vegetarian People

    To Meat or Not To Meat? That is the most poignant nutritional diet question ever asked and is still constantly posed to this day as “nutritional science” attempts to figure it out for us. And all the while we are running from one “diet” to the next “fad diet” trying to keep thin and heal…Read More

  3. The Ketogenic Diet for the Holiday Bulge

    Here it comes! The Holidays are here and that means fun, friends, family, and food! A lot of food. The Holidays are a time to celebrate for sure, but too much celebration leads us right into those extra pounds we really didn’t want, or need. The Ketogenic Diet just might be the way for you to not …Read More

  4. Getting Your Fix Fixed

    I was flipping through the channels over the weekend and I came across this horrific show called Toddlers and Tiaras. Because I am so generally curious and often an abject glutton for observing the sublime beauty and insanity of people, my flipping thumb froze and there I was watching this thing. Th…Read More

  5. Mission: Ice Cream

    Last night, I drove to a local Supermarket. I never go to this particular Supermarket. Ever. I just got in the car and went, with the whole family piled into the car and their faces molded into a permanent look of “Huh?” Mission: Ice Cream. At that point, nothing was more on my mind, more on my …Read More

  6. Fibrocystic Breast Disease & Iodine

    Fibrocystic Breast Disease (FBD) is a condition where the breasts contain varying sized painful cysts.  The overall structure of the breast tissue changes include hyperplasia (increased cells) and mostly fibrosis or hardening.  The disease is widespread and increasing in prevalence, affecting app…Read More

  7. Chia: The Rediscovered Aztec Superfood

    The South American seed known as Chia seed gained some popularity when people started planting them on little clay animals.  Chuh Chuh Chuh Chia…remember?  This seed has far more potential as a “nutritional powerhouse” than a “vegetative animal for your house” and is one of the best thin…Read More

  8. The Metabolic Boosting “Basic” Supplements

    When I was in naturopathic medical school, one of my nutrition professors put it plainly when describing the need for basic nutritional supplements, “If you are alive and breathing, you should at least be on a multivitamin and fish oil!” Due to depleted vitamin and mineral contents of our soil, …Read More

  9. Vitamin “Hormone” D

    Vitamin "Hormone" D is an amazing vitamin responsible for a multitude of physiological functions in your body.  And it seems that this potent energizing cancer-protecting "pro hormone" is epidemically low across the population.  Let's explore this underestimated vitamin that is making a epic retur…Read More

  10. A Low Salt Diet is Deadly!

    The incessant proclamation we have all heard from the medical community for years is that high sodium (salt) diets lead to hypertension (high blood pressure).  It is simply not true.  Our bodies crave salt for a multitude of natural functions, including the proper functioning of our heart and main…Read More