Bell Pepper to the Rescue!

Crisp, sweet red bell peppers are versatile and packed with nutrients. They're loaded with the antioxidants Vitamin C and A, which support immunity and help the body fight free radicals - molecules implicated in inflammation and many disease processes. That beautiful red color is attributed to the nutrient lycopene, another antioxidant. Vitamin B6 and folate... Continue Reading →

Healing Rheumatoid Arthritis with Natural Medicine

People living with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) compare the pain and inflammation to a fire raging out of control. RA is a chronic, systemic autoimmune disease causing swelling, stiffness, and pain in the joints. It can result in joint deformity and damage to other organs, including the nerves, heart, and lungs. Approximately 1.5 million Americans have... Continue Reading →

Key Nutrients to Improve Diabetes

When it comes to Type II Diabetes, there are many natural therapies that can be used to improve your HgA1C and blood sugars as well as reduce or even prevent certain long term side effects of diabetes. With the diabetic epidemic currently leading to a 70% increase in the rate of diabetes seen in adults... Continue Reading →

Natural Ways to Lower Cholesterol

When it comes to cholesterol, patients often tell me it runs in their family and there is nothing they can do about it. Although yes it is true that if high cholesterol runs in your family, it increases your risk of also developing high cholesterol, it doesn't however mean there is nothing you can do... Continue Reading →

Ways to Promote your Oral Health

When it comes to your health, I often tell my patients it is important to treat the whole person.  What I mean is that in order to reach optimal health, you need to address all aspect of your health, this includes your mouth. Oral health is a huge factor when it comes to optimizing your... Continue Reading →

Gut Protection using Marshmellow Root

There's much more to that sweet, fluffy treat we enjoy melted in a s'more or sprinkled atop hot cocoa. Marshmallow (Althaea officinalis) is an ancient herb whose Greek name, Althainean, means "to heal." Ancient Greek and Egyptian healers used Marshmallow flowers and leaves in salads to support healthy digestion. A secretion, known as mucilage, from... Continue Reading →

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