Digestive Dysfunction: A Hidden Cause of Many Diseases

Hippocrates once said, “All disease begins in the gut.” After spending decades of clinical practice and thousands of cases of chronic disease. I am confident there is some credence to that statement. It is not too often that I see a patient with a chronic disease who does not have some level of digestive dysfunction. If […]

How Breakfast Can Help You Reach Your Health Goals

healthy breakfast - poached egg and avocado on toast

I’m just too busy.” “Who has time to cook in the morning?” “I’ll eat lunch in a couple of hours anyway.” There is no shortage of excuses for missing breakfast. Breakfast is one of the most overlooked meals of the day, despite the constant reminders of its importance. No doubt you have heard that breakfast is the most […]

Stop Washing Your Hands With This Soap

man and daughter washing hands in bathroom

Being a germaphobe can increase your risk of infection   Are you a germaphobe that’s constantly using antibacterial soap or hand sanitizer to clean your hands? While you may think you’re preventing the spread of germs, you might be missing the mark on the best way to protect your body from germs… washing your hands […]

Four Facets of Fitness

Many times when we think about creating fitness in life we really only engage one facet of fitness, the most common being diet or exercise.  But the avenue to creating a truly “fit life” must be multi-faceted. Incorporating efforts in each of four areas of fitness will facilitate comprehensive fitness. Physical Fitness is the first component.  […]

Breathing and its Effect on Health

  I am often asked “What is the one thing I can do that will make me healthier?” It is a hard question to answer. Is it more water? Is it taking a multivitamin? Is it exercise? Is it getting a wellness adjustment? They are all positive and important steps in maintaining health but one […]

The Best Oil for Cooking

I was recently asked by a patient, “What is the best oil to cook with?” That is a great question amidst the significant amount of misinformation on cooking oils found on the internet. Although I was aware of the toxic effects of vegetable oils I was not aware of the extent of the toxic effect […]

The Ultimate Ice Cream Shake…Without Ice Cream

  This magical recipe will fool everyone who drinks it. I had numerous children in my neighborhood tell me that it was the best ice cream shake they ever had. If they knew how healthy it was or what was actually in it, they would have never tried it! This shake will provide the essential […]

Acid Reflux – More than Just a Burp

“Acid reflux occurs when the acidic contents of the stomach pass up into the esophagus, and the sphincter muscle –- the barrier between the two –- has a defect, so it cannot block the acid,” said Dr. Anish Sheth, a gastroenterologist and professor of medicine at Yale University. Dr. Anish was interviewed on this topic by […]

Fibromyalgia Can Be Managed Naturally

Fibromyalgia is classified by the presence of chronic widespread pain and a heightened and painful response to gentle touch. Other core features of the disorder include debilitating fatigue, sleep disturbance, and joint stiffness. There is also a significant correlation of fibromyalgia to irritable bowel syndrome, chronic fatigue syndrome and depression. The criteria for a diagnosis […]

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