When health and convention medicine reduces your diagnosis down to one cause and is largely managed with palliative treatment, focused on alleviating symptoms, medication is the logical treatment despite long term adverse effects often. Addressing health with an holistic approach such as nutrition, and beyond meeting nutritional needs, for its beneficial role in many diseases, is better positioned to provide long-term rather than short-term benefits. Disease and health issues rarely happen suddenly, but are a long term slow burning fire that finally over burdens the body until it becomes insufficiently supported and cannot look after itself if current lifestyle and nutrition continues. Continue reading
Changing Hormones and Fertility
Hormonal imbalances affect millions of people worldwide, in the forms of common disorders such as menstrual irregularities, infertility, low testosterone and estrogen dominance, diabetes, and thyroid disorders. Along with hormone levels dipping as age progresses, poor gut health, inflammation, high amounts of stress, genetic susceptibility, and toxicity intensify symptoms. Continue reading
Cleansing, excreting and burning fat, synthesizing protein, producing bile to aid in digestion, and emulsifying fats for general circulation. Your liver performs hundreds of functions. It is an integral organ for metabolism and hormone regulation, including thyroid and cortisol breakdown, and filters all blood. Continue reading
Kids’ meals are one of the greatest contradictions. We need to drop the notion created by the food industry that children should be eating foods especially designed for them. The foods served in many café’s, restaurants, supermarkets, food courts, and at sporting events are highly processed fare, packaged to entice children, and far from ideal.
Young brains and bodies are soaring toward their potential and need the very best fuel not just for energy but to keep their biochemistry and immunity on track. These foods are whole foods rich in nutrients. These are the foods that we recognize and can name, rather than look on labels or be drawn to purchasing them due to their fancy packaging.