Are you taking care of your gut?

Are you taking care of your gut during the busy holiday season?  If not, you are not alone.  I don’t have to tell you that eating crappy food isn’t a reward it’s a punishment as Drew Carey stated so well. Consuming lots of sugary goodies and spirits can leave you feeling sluggish, bloated and miserable.  Not only that, all that holiday cheer can leave your gut leaky.  This will impact your health by not only making you feel crappy, but can make a current situation worse.  Are you suffering from brain fog, fatigue, joint pain, headaches, bloating, gas, unexplained skin rashes and more?  If so, what you are putting in your… Read More

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Is your diet causing you more suffering?

How much added stress and suffering is your diet costing you?  Are you feeling like the  woman in the photo here after a little too much celebrating?   Chronic stress is implicated as a possible cause of gut dysfunction. There are also outside pressures from jobs, school, relationships, finances, and it’s all feeding back into itself… Guess what.  You compound the effects of environmental stress when you have a diet loaded with processed foods, sugar, chemicals, and trans fats, and is low in fiber and actual nutrients. I know you may feel it’s impossible to get away from this type of diet, but it is possible and now you need to decide… Read More

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How Aloe Vera Juice Improves Gut Health

Aloe is a powerful plant. When I used to hear aloe I would automatically think of sunburn relief. In fact I keep two aloe vera plants in my home and have used them for just that.  However aloe vera has another important use.  It aloe helps to relieve intestinal damage. It’s got nourishing properties unparalleled by anything else in the plant world. It’s almost as if aloe vera was made for the human gut. I have seen this plant work well for some, but then others may not tolerate due to an underlying sensitivity to the plant.  All I can say is, try it.   Why Aloe Juice Works Aloe provides… Read More

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How Your Gut Health Impacts Your Hormones and Overall Health

Recently I was interviewed on Natural Health Radio by Dr. Theresa Dale., Ph.D, DNS, CCN, NP.  Dr. Dale is the founder of the California College of Natural Medicine, and The Wellness Center.  She has been practicing homeopathy, naturopathy, nutrition, magnetic field therapy, and emotional release technologies since 1980.  This is an important interview that you don’t want to miss.  Listen in as I talk with Dr. Dale about the importance of your gut health, the microbiome, along with key factors that can impact the health of your digestion.  There seems to be an epidemic of hormone related issues, and autoimmune disease, and chronic health issues.  Once you listen to our… Read More

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6 Super Foods to Keep Your Gut Healthy

A Healthy outside starts from the inside.  Your digestive system doesn’t run by itself. It needs proper nutrition with foods that help calm the stomach, increase motility, and decrease the gas in the gut. Here are 6 super foods to keep your gut healthy: Foods high in fiber. High fiber foods add bulk to the stool so as to prevent constipation. They also hold onto sugar so that sugar can’t flood the bloodstream, resulting in the release of excess amounts of insulin and reducing your changes of developing diabetes. There are two types of fiber, insoluble fiber and soluble fiber. Insoluble fiber is the type that is not digested and… Read More

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The Wrong Food Choices Can Starve the Body and Contribute to Digestive Problems

Did you know that what certain foods can be contributing to digestive problems?  Digestive issues seem to be an epidemic in the U.S.  Are you or someone you know on stomach medications, suffering from gas, bloating, fatigue, constipation or diarrhea? If so, your body is starving for nutrition. America stands out as the shining example of poor nutrition. There is a popular acronym used in the dietary health field and it is called SAD. This stands for Standard American Diet. Understand there is no implication that every other country has perfectly healthy diets. There are people in places all over the world suffering from the consequences of a poor diet. … Read More

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Food Sensitivities are Epidemic!

Food Sensitivity Testing is the number one test, patients ask me for.  I have done this one test on thousands of people.   This one test can get you on the right path to health and healing.   Reasons people do this test is because they are suffering from a wide variety of symptoms. Symptom complaints can include things such as: chronic fatigue, brain fog, unexplained rashes, irritable bowel (constipation, diarrhea or both), gas, bloating, acid reflux, headaches, migraines, joint pain, weight issues, hormone imbalances, depression, sleep issues and more. I have had many parents ask me to do this test on their children.  Why?  Because their young children are suffering from many of… Read More

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Has Your Gut Been An Issue For Years?

Many of the health issues that people are experiencing today begin with your gut health.  Has your gut been an issue for years and you don’t know it?  Maybe you have digestive issues and are still trying to figure out what is going on and how to heal your gut and eliminate the root causes of your digestive issues? Maybe you don’t have digestive issues, but are suffering from fatigue, weight gain, joint pain, headaches, unexplained rashes or hormonal balance.  Your gut health could be the source of these problems.  If any of this sounds familiar, you are not alone… Is this you? “My biggest challenge is to know WHAT… Read More

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Are you ready for fatigue to be a thing of the past?

Do you ever wonder why you are so tired all the time? So are you just tired or are you experiencing fatigue? Fatigue is what happens when you go beyond simply feeling tired. But fatigue never just happens out of the blue. There’s always a root cause as to why your energy is being drained. Do you know what that reason may be? One of the biggest reasons that people become fatigued is because their body becomes too filled with the things that bog it down, sap your energy and make it hard for it to function like it should. You don’t have to stay that way, though. Living day… Read More

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Discover the Eight Roots to Disease and the Steps you Can Take to Avoid Them

Every day in my practice, as a nurse practitioner, I see so many people that are suffering from fatigue, depression, joint pain, weight gain, digestive issues, hormonal imbalances, autoimmune disease, and various other maladies. Often times they have been to see multiple doctors with no answers. Sadly, I often hear patients say they feel like they are not being listened to or they get the following responses: you are depressed, exercise more and eat less.  They don’t feel their concerns are being heard and no one is looking for the root cause. Often times you are given less than 5 minutes to voice your concerns. Is this how you feel… Read More

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