Detox

3 Natural Sweeteners to Use Instead of Sugar

Let’s talk about sugar for a moment. Most of us know it contributes to obesity, weakens immunity and creates poor dental health. Yet, the average American adult eats 22 teaspoons of sugar daily. That’s much more than double the recommended daily allowance according to the American Heart Association.

So what can you […]

2017-08-23T13:18:25+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Nutrition|

4 Ways to Reduce the Toxic Load in Your Home Environment

We’re exposed to toxic chemicals in our home environment every single day. Think about it. The ingredients you use in your personal hygiene routine, the products you clean with, pesticides on your food and chlorine in your drinking water; all of these exposures can disrupt the diversity and balance of the bacteria living your […]

2017-08-04T13:43:07+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Immune System|

A 3 Day Smoothie Cleanse That Works

There is sometimes a tendency for health bloggers to exaggerate the benefits of some foods. This happens often with smoothies as well.

There are reasons why smoothies could be a useful meal staple. They’re easy to make. And fast. If you have packed mornings, they’re a good way to feed your body what it needs. They […]

2017-06-21T12:24:37+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Nutrition, Recipes|

A 3-Day Detox to Keep You Healthy

Chances are what you’ve heard about detox could be wrong.

The detox methods most of the internet buzzes about are fads. Before the recent craze, medical professionals did detoxify the body. Here’s the difference: detox was only used for getting rid of immediate life-threatening drugs, alcohol, poison. Now there seems to be a new smoothie detox plan each week.

Your […]

2017-06-21T11:40:46+00:00 January 12th, 2016|Nutrition|

Signs You Need a Liver Detox and What To Do About It

Wondering what your liver does and how to have a liver detox? Below, I’ve put together some long-term strategies for liver health.

What Your Liver Does to Keep You Healthy

Your liver is located in the upper right portion of your abdomen. Blood enters your liver right after leaving your stomach and intestines.

The liver breaks down nutrients and […]

2017-06-20T16:32:30+00:00 November 25th, 2015|Nutrition|

How to Start Oil Pulling for Better Oral Health

Even my dentist was impressed.

Oil pulling is the practice of swishing oil around in your mouth to remove toxins. There are many reasons to try oil pulling: less cavities, healthier gums, and brighter teeth, for example.

It takes a while to get used to the idea of putting oil in your mouth, but oil pulling has […]

2017-06-20T15:40:21+00:00 April 28th, 2015|Nutrition|

5 Health Benefits of Sweating to Get You Moving

The benefits of sweating are like a magic pill to most chronic diseases.

Getting regular exercise is one of the best pieces of advice I can give to anyone, regardless of your state of health. It gives you a strong heart, reduces your risk of chronic pain and diseases, and even triggers your brain to feel happy. […]

2017-06-20T15:17:43+00:00 February 25th, 2015|Exercise|

5 Reasons You Should Drink More Water Every Day

I’m often asked by my patients for the ‘trick’ to losing weight, or the ‘secret’ to good health. Many of these tricks are simpler than we imagine. For example, drink more water. Here’s 5 huge reasons why we should all drink more water every day.

Why You Should Drink More Water – 5 Benefits

1. Flush out those toxins

Give […]

2017-06-20T15:10:10+00:00 February 10th, 2015|Nutrition|
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