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 →

EWG’s Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives

The EWG (Environmental Worker's Group) is dedicated in providing consumers the most up to date information about foods, home products, beauty products and much much more. The EWG recently came out with a dirty dozen guide to food additives. With more than 10,000 food additivies currently allowed in foods according to the FDA standards, there... Continue Reading →

Is Organic Really Worth it? Show Me the Facts:

Patients often ask me if choosing organic foods is really worth the extra expense.  I often use the Environmental Workers Group's (EWG) comprehensive analysis on the top foods to buy organic when providing recommendations to my patients. The foods highlighted and recommended to avoid contain the highest level of calculated pesticides, when not bought organic.... Continue Reading →

Coconut Craze

From coconut oil, coconut milk, and even coconut flour, we can definitely say  we have become crazy for coconuts. Not only is it extremely tasty but it is rich in electrolytes, amino acids, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fatty acids.  But did you know this coconut craze has made a serious impact on the global coconut... Continue Reading →

Lowering Blood Pressure Naturally

Controlling your blood pressure is a very important aspect of your health. How important? Well, uncontrolled blood pressure (also known as Hypertension), is sometimes referred to as the "silent killer", this is because high blood pressure often does not have any symptoms but can become life-threatening if uncontrolled.  For women, blood pressure control is particularly... Continue Reading →

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