Do These Microbes Make Me Look Fat?

Do These Microbes Make Me Look Fat?

Recent studies have examined the differences in gut microbiota between individuals with healthy metabolic systems vs. dysregulated metabolic and endocrine systems, as well as comparing the gut microbes found in healthy weight individuals vs. overweight and obese individuals. The enlightening findings provide renewed hope for individuals who are seemingly “doing it all right”— following doctors’ and nutritionists’ recommendations to move more, eat more vegetables, eat less sugar, and drink more water, but not reaping the full benefits. (more…)

November 14, 2018 0

Adrenal Stress Response

Woman/Man exists by maintaining a complex and adaptive equilibrium (homeostasis) that is constantly
challenged by real or imagined, adverse forces: the stressors. Maintaining homeostasis and reestablishing
balance requires successful adaptation to stressors. All Stress, whether emotional or physical, activates a
wide array of behavioral and physiological responses that are collectively referred to as the Stress (more…)

November 2, 2018 0

Silymarin’s Many Benefits

Silymarin’s Many Benefits

Silymarin is the active component of the herbal plant known as milk Thistle.  It has been used for centuries for various diseases to include liver disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, digestion, and has also been indicated in various illnesses of different organs such as prostate, lungs, CNS, kidneys, pancreas, and skin1. Silymarin can suppress inflammation of cells in the body similar to ways that exercise can help coordinate the response of stressors.  The results of the anti-inflammatory pathways that silymarin can signal leads to cellular repair and maintenance2.  (more…)

July 11, 2018 0

Turmeric, Why It’s A Big Deal

Turmeric, Why It’s A Big Deal

If you enjoy South Asian and Middle Eastern cuisine, chances are you’ve come in contact with a spice called turmeric. It is one of the main ingredients in curry dishes and has a vibrant color and flavor1. One of the main reasons why turmeric has been linked to its main health and medical benefits is due to its active ingredient known as curcumin. (more…)

June 13, 2018 0

Migraine Headaches: Common Triggers, Responses

Migraine Headaches: Common Triggers, Responses

Migraine headaches are one of the most common health conditions in the world—more prevalent than diabetes, epilepsy and asthma combined.1 Migraine headaches are also one of the top 20 causes of disability among adults.  I wonder how we could change the world if all of these people received proper testing (blood analysis), food allergy testing (if needed), chiropractic care, acupuncture and massage.  How many of them would get great symptomatic relief and truly get their lives back? (more…)

March 15, 2018 0

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