The Super Antioxidant Smoothie that Boosts Male Fertility

An antioxidant rich diet can go a long way when it comes to male fertility! Check out this delicious super antioxidant filled smoothie for future dads! Free Radicals & Fertility Free radicals, which are produced by the body and encountered in our environment, cause destruction to the cells they encounter and are responsible for premature aging.  Antioxidants are molecules that neutralize …

What You Need to Know About Heartburn & Hypothyroidism

Heartburn — that sensation of burning in your chest or throat that may accompany meals or haunt you throughout the day. Chances are you’ve experienced it at some point, which you means you know how uncomfortable it can be. However, you might be asking yourself right now, what could heartburn and Hypothyroidism or Hashimoto’s possibly have in common? Heartburn is a …

7 Reasons Why I Prescribe Bone Broth for Autoimmune Disease

You may have heard about the health benefits of a good bone broth, but what exactly is the magic behind the broth? And why do Dr. Brighten and I recommend bone broth to nearly all of our autoimmune patients? How two little amino acids help us heal Bone broth can be a therapeutic food for gut healing because of the …

Spinach Burgers with Olive Relish

Confession: I mix greens into ground beef pretty much all the time. My toddler will eat the burger. Everything else, well, there’s no guarantee. Now don’t get me wrong, my son is pretty much a dream eater by toddler standards (minus the food in the hair and on the floor and on the back of the chair… sigh). But he’s not always …

Eating, Drinking and Looking Pretty

You read correctly. What you eat and what you drink can enhance the way your skin appears. It can also impact the way others perceive your beauty. A recent study found that within 6 weeks of eating approximately 4 servings of vegetables a day participants were measurably more attractive. The carotenoids found in fruits and vegetables can be measured in caucasian skin …

Winter Warming Herbs

  Winter warming herbs can be just what you need to keep warm and well this winter! In addition to helping your body beat the chill, these herbs also have important immune stimulating properties. Could your cold intolerance be something more? Feeling the dread of cold weather? Or maybe you’re someone who always experiences cold hands and feet. Cold intolerance …