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Total Gut Restoration

Recondition – Reinforce – Rebuild A New Protocol From Researchers of MegaSporeBiotic An exciting tool for restoring gut health is the Total Gut Restoration program from Microbiome Labs. Read on to learn about these supplements that work to support a healthy gut, including microbial ecology, gut barrier and regulatory immune function. (A healthy gut is the necessary foundation for a healthy immune system.)...

Microbiome + Metabolic Reprogramming

Why do some of your friends or family members seem to eat virtually anything and not gain weight? Why do others eat more healthfully and struggle with unwanted weight gain? This paper from Microbiome Labs, reveals recent scientific discoveries to shed some new light on this matter!  First of all….the Myth.  We typically credit being lean to an individual just being lucky to be born with a high metabolism. But...

Functional Nutritionist Addresses The Body’s...

It’s often difficult for patients to fully grasp how my work as a Functional Registered Dietitian Nutritionist differs from more traditional Registered Dietitian Nutritionists! So I asked my daughter Jessica to design an original an image for me that I could use to communicate how I use functional nutrition to address each person’s underlying root causes (as opposed to masking or managing their symptoms). She...

Detoxification – Pathways and Key Nutrients

The body detoxifies in 2 phases and good nutrition is essential for ridding of these wastes. I work with clients to support these processes by making sure they are getting enough of these nutrients through diet and if needed, targeted supplements. This diagram (enlarged below) is a great summary of the detoxification process and where the various nutrients are needed. Detoxification of metabolic end products,...

Nutrigenomics – PureGenomics

I am very excited to be offering the PureGenomics™ nutrigenomics program! It’s a unique individualized nutritional solution developed by Pure Encapsulations, in collaboration with Nathan Morris, M.D. and Kelly Heim, Ph.D. PureGenomics addresses the most important research-based SNPs (Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms) related to: Methylation Pathway (including MTHFR) Vitamin A Status Vitamin D Status Detoxification and...

Optimizing Cancer Survivorship with Nutrition

Both western medicine and integrative medicine have come so far in fighting cancer, keeping it in remission and even eradicating it. Most cancer survivors also known as “Thrivers” have years and full lives ahead of them after conventional treatments like surgery, chemotherapy or radiation. Cancer Survivorship Nutrition Research clearly shows that Thrivers have unique nutritional needs. Meeting these needs is a...

Juicing – What a Difference a Generation Mak...

Not that long ago, juicers and professional blenders used to be for the “granola” crowd. With so many people juicing or making smoothies and protein shakes today, it’s hard to imagine that a generation ago it was somewhat stigmatized. In the mid-1980’s, I was a consultant to the Acme Juicer Manufacturing Company, a subsidiary of Waring. My job, as a nutritionist and Registered Dietitian, was to...

Flaxseeds – Excellent Source of Essential Fa...

BodyBio focuses on supporting the body with healthy essential lipids and fats, from the diet and from supplements. In this article they speak about how essential fatty acids are building blocks of hormone-like prostaglandins. In addition, essential fatty acids are needed to maintain the integrity of cell membranes. Healthy lipids in cell membranes are essential for cells to properly be able to signal one another. Problems...

How to Combat Mold in Your Food

From Body-Bio:”When mold and its mycotoxins make their way into our food, the best we can do is build up our immune system. One way to keep potential damage from mycotoxin exposure at bay is by incorporating a butyrate supplement, such as BodyBio Sodium Butyrate {or Cal-Mag Butyrate}, into your routine. This short-chain fatty acid is produced by the bacterial fermentation (Bacillus subtillus) of resistant starch,...

New: International Shipping of Umbrellux DAO!

I get emails from people in Canada, England, Australia, countries in Central and South America and even Singapore. The Internet has no boundaries, but there are limitations on being able to ship nutrition supplements to other countries. Each country has their own customs regulations. That’s why I’m so excited that I am now able to ship the histamine degrading enzyme supplement, Umbrellux DAO, internationally. DAO...