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You wouldn’t pour gasoline on your skin from head to toe right? So why would you allow unsafe, potentially toxic, body care products from head to toe?  Think shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, nail polish, nail polish remover, makeup, etc. We know from hormone, nicotine, and pain patches that we DO absorb substances via our…(Read More)

My goal in life as an integrative & functional nutritionist is to identify and treat root causes. Although I’m mostly going to be talking about vertigo today, the same root causes and treatments apply to those suffering from tinnitus, hearing loss, numbness and tingling, POTS, restless leg syndrome, nerve/muscle spasms, tics, fluttering heart…(Read More)

Healing with Herbal Teas!  My recovery from chronic Lyme has involved a plethora of herbal teas and herbal supplements.  And green juices.  And smoothies.  And hydration in general.  That said, I’ve had to come up with some tricks so that I can maximize getting nutrients and phytochemicals into my…(Read More)

The Diabetes Prevention Program   was a major multi-center clinical research study aimed at discovering whether modest weight loss through dietary changes and increased physical activity or treatment with the oral diabetes drug metformin (Glucophage) could prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes in study participants. At the beginning of the DPP…(Read More)

A Must Watch! And if you’re wondering how people with diabetes can do this safely, you should know that there’s more to the story than conventional medicine will tell you.   Type 2 diabetes actually has a root cause in the liver being overburdened with fat.  You’ve probably heard of…(Read More)

Check out my 6 minute video with all you need to know about juicers! There are 4 kinds: – centrifuge -masticating -twin blade -Norwalk Also find out which juicer Johny and I have, and it does do fine greens like cilantro, parsley, and wheatgrass And, what I’d do different if I ever have to buy…(Read More)

Sprouts strengthen the kidneys and spleen.  They cleanse the liver and brain.  They help you digest your food better.  They are a helpful food if you have an auto-immune disease / tissue inflammation.  They are a recommended food if you are fighting Epstein Barr Virus (EBV). They are a mineral rich…(Read More)

I buy and use A LOT of parsley and cilantro. Parsley helps you detoxify aluminum & excess and “bad” forms of copper. Cilantro helps you detoxify mercury and lead. So when you buy a “bunch” of either or both herb, here are some steps to keep it fresh longer 1.  Remove the twist tie…(Read More)

I take fresh whole ginger and turmeric, cut them into thin slices, and then freeze them in a little glass container. When I reach into the freezer to grab my frozen berries, it’s now easy to grab my slices of anti-inflammatory ginger and turmeric. And they don’t rot away in the fridge…(Read More)

I was recently honored to be interviewed about SIBO  (Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth) by Mike Mutzel of High Intensity Health I also think it’s awesome that I was his 100th interview!  Whatever that means but it seems like a good thing right? Show notes below for reference. If you have SIBO diagnosed…(Read More)

As a natural, integrative, and function-medicine trained nutritionist, I’ve implemented a lot of changes over the years to reduce my exposure to toxins in my home and environment. I recently did a Detox Test on myself and must say, I was a bit surprised at the results. I tested positive for DDE – a…(Read More)

  Summer brings us unique opportunities that we don’t get year round.  Like the opportunity to go to the spa or salon and get a pedicure if you’re a female.  And the opportunity to wear sunscreen and be outside.  And the opportunity to really sweat while we’re out walking…(Read More)

Michael Pollan has been writing books and articles about the places where nature and culture intersect: on our plates, in our farms and gardens, and in the built environment. In this video, he argues that cooking your own food is one of the most important action steps you could take to protect you and your…(Read More)

Shawn is a 42-year old former serviceman and he’s had M.S. (Multiple Sclerosis) for 8 years already – so diagnosed at 34 years old!  Besides massive vaccinations as a soldier, Shawn worked on an oil rig and in the construction industry – all wrought with exposure to toxins. Even at a young age…(Read More)

In today’s video blog, I get passionate about our food supply and how it absolutely has affected our health.    I gave several action steps at the end of the video. One was to visit the recipe section of my website but I forgot to mention to specifically look for Tracy’s…(Read More)

After watching the video above, let me show you a BRIEF overview of how a few genetic pathways run, a few examples of what can go wrong, and how they have systemic downstream effects and can result in something like DNA damage (oxidative stress), or affect neurotransmitter production (so mood changes or mental health disorders…(Read More)

Let’s first establish that we are a bundle of energy.  Don’t believe me?  What does a pacemaker do?  What do the paddles do if they are trying to resuscitate you?   Energy. So moving on…our society for various reasons gets us off balance  in terms negative and…(Read More)

This video blog started with the recent buzz about ADA – Azodicarbonamide- in Subway sandwiches.  But it is SOOO much bigger than that. It isn’t just ADA.  It’s the 82,000 chemicals and food additives registered with the FDA.  I’m here to tell you that yes, small exposures, over time…(Read More)

    Perhaps you wonder how you can afford to eat healthy? Perhaps you wonder what a nutritionist eats. Does she shop at Costco? Watch my short video about what we buy at Costco…and what we DON’T buy at Costco…(Read More)

Dr. Terry Wahls got M.S. and although she got the “best” doctors and drugs, her illness progressed. That is, until she found the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM). I had the pleasure of meeting Terry at the 2013 Annual IFM Conference this year. Watch her amazing story of how she used food as medicine…(Read More)

Watch this video to see how Mediator Release Testing identifies food and chemical triggers for a lifelong migraine sufferer!   Before hiring me, Christen was getting 2 migraines a week – the the medication’s weren’t working anymore.   Using the Mediator Release Test, we identified her food triggers.  Many of them were…(Read More)