Natural Seasonal Allergy Relief

Allergies prove to be a problem for millions of people every year. Unfortunately, little relief is found through over-the-counter and prescription drugs. And often, people find themselves taking several at a time for the multiple symptoms they are experiencing. The symptoms you experience during allergy season or with common every day allergens, such as mold, dander and dust mites, are the result …

Are You Considering Probiotics for Your Baby?

While in your womb your baby’s gut is sterile, meaning there is no bacteria populating their gut. It is during vaginal birth that your baby is exposed to the first forms of bacteria that will take up residence in their gut. Since lactobacillus acidophilus is what primarily inhabits the vagina, this will most likely be the first gut bug that …

5 Seasonal Vegetables You Should Be Eating This Winter

As we move into the colder months the number of fresh seasonal vegetables begin to dwindle on the shelf. Although the variety may be less, there is a lot of nutritional value found in these 5 Seasonal Vegetables You Should Be Eating This Winter. 5 Seasonal Vegetables You Should Be Eating This Winter Every vegetable o this list but carrots …

Simple and Effective Natural Heartburn (GERD) Relief

Heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common complaint among patients I see. While you may consider it nothing more than an inconvenience after meals or before bed, it may actually be doing some serious damage to your esophagus. In this article I share natural heartburn (GERD) relief strategies that have helped many of my patients. Chronic GERD can …

Healthy Coffee? 5 Tips to Improve That Cup of Joe

When working with patients on improving their health the issue of coffee consumption often comes up. After all, I practice in The San Francisco Bay area, home to some of the most delicious coffee roasters. Coffee can tax the adrenals, disrupt blood sugar, deplete nutrients and stress your digestive and cardiovascular system. Coffee or rather, caffeine, can prove to be …

Is Fat Slowing Your Brain Down?

Is Fat Slowing Your Brain Down? In this article we’ll explore how the wrong kind of fat can seriously affect your brain and how to biohack your brain health. New research is showing that the fat you eat may be affecting how well your brain is functioning. For a long time, the nutrition and medical community have been concerned with …

5 Simple Practices to Improve Your Digestion

Implementing simple practices to improve your digestion can go a long way in overall health. While you may have heard you are what you eat that isn’t the full story. You are what you can digest and absorb, making these practices crucial to your health. 5 Simple Practices to Improve Your Digestion Put a Little Time Into Food Prep. Digestion …

Gluten Sensitivity: More Common than Once Thought

Doctors have long suspected gluten to be a trigger, if not the cause of some of the symptoms their patients report. Many patients experiencing a range of symptoms from IBS to migraine headaches have experienced relief  from their issues by removing gluten from their diet. A recent article entitled, “Clues to Gluten Sensitivity“, provides information that explains why a gluten free …