This is about how to do a cleanse from a functional medicine perspective. Sane. Grounded. Safe. Read the sister post to this, Detox Phases 1, 2, and 3. Want to do a cleanse but not sure how? The ritual of a cleanse, purification, or fast, ... Read More
Paleo, Gut & Microbiome
Learn all about digestive (gut) health and whole foods ancestral nutrition here. Signs like bloating, gas, constipation, and diarrhea are a sign that something in your gut, or gut microbiota, is not right. Your gut health is deeply intertwined with your metabolic, hormonal, brain and immune health!
This is the second post in a series about migraines. Start with the first post, about hormonal triggers. Migraines from gut barrier dysfunction This and this review show the correlation between migraines and gut disease, such as irritable ... Read More
I received great feedback on my last post The Skinny on Carbohydrate Appropriate Eating. It made me realize there is a need for more detail, and charts to download and print. Here you go… Carbohydrate counting clarification In spite of this ... Read More
Have you been told to watch your carbs? Or have you picked up this idea from friends or the media? You may not know exactly what "carbs" encompass. Here I explain what carbs (carbohydrates) are, differentiate between the types, and help you figure ... Read More
This is inspired by my patients who identify as sugar addicts, are overweight, pre-diabetic, diabetic, or insulin resistant, have high fasting blood sugar, hemoglobin A1-C, or triglycerides, or are on the polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) ... Read More