Do you think that you are destined to be fluffy because you have family members with weight problems? Here’s the good news: genes predict only your predisposition to obesity. Whether or not you actually have weight problems depends on how these genes are expressed. Even more good news: with the genetic testing offered at The […]
You, Your allergies, a Chihuahua and a Bazooka Imagine a chihuahua – let’s call him “Rambo” – safe at home with his people, curled up safe and warm in his doggy bed. Sure, he’ll do his job and alert you to someone at the door, but otherwise he’s gonna be a loving companion. You have […]
Feels Like Crap Syndrome (FLC) is when you feel tired and achy, or have tummy trouble or trouble sleeping, or maybe you’re gaining weight for no reason. So you go to your doctor. Your doctor examines you, maybe runs some blood work, and basically tells you that your fine. But you feel like crap and […]
Endocrinology is the study of the endocrine system and its glands – the adrenals, pancreas, ovaries, gonads, thyroid, pituitary, and hypothalamus – often referred to under the blanket term of ‘hormones’. These glands secrete hormones and communicate and regulate through feedback systems. When one of these glands is overworked, it effects all the others. The […]
Blood tests have been used as a tool for measuring health for a long time. However, they have been used primarily as a means for diagnosing disease. The disease diagnosis method of analysis is referred to as Pathological Analysis. Functional Blood Chemistry Analysis, in contrast, analyzes the same blood tests for sub-clinical markers – numbers […]
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With so many new products on the market that claim to be ‘healthy’ and an improvement over the old standbys, how do you decide which foods will truly support optimal health? The simple answer is go for real food – food that is as close to how it grew on the farm as possible. Foods […]
excerpted from Chris Kresser’s webinar http://solvingleakygut.com/leaky-gut-videos-for-you/ The gut is the gateway to health. There is no part of the body, no disease, no organ system – that the gut doesn’t directly or indirectly affect. In health, the gut is naturally permeable to very small molecules in order to absorb vital nutrients. But infections, toxins, stress and […]