2 Tips to Decrease Your Risk of Stroke from Oral Bacteria

If you could decrease your risk of stroke with two simple steps, would you? The Study Shows… There is a study published this month in Scientific Reports, where researchers at the University of Louisville School of Medicine have discovered that there is an association between different types of stroke and the presence of the oral bacteria, Streptococcus mutans. This bacteria, also known as S. mutans, is a major cause of cavities and dental decay. It also causes bacterial infections of the … Continued

The Science and Wizardry of Muscle Testing

Muscle testing, or kinesiology, is a wonderful way to evaluate the body. I use it to determine imbalances in the structural, biochemical, and psyche systems of the body. It’s so extraordinary that it deserves some press. If you have ever been a patient of mine you will have had a first-hand experience in how remarkable it is, when a strong muscle suddenly goes weak with only very subtle influences. A Patient Case   I had a young man come into the … Continued

Creamy Coconut Summer Fruit Tart

If you like Piña Coladas and getting caught in the rain If you´re not into yoga, if you have half a brain If you like making love at midnight, in the dunes of the cape I´m the love that you´ve looked for, write to me, and escape Summer makes me think of the coconut-y, pineapple-y taste of piña coladas. Fruit gets a bad rap these days with trying to abide by a low carb way of eating. Choosing your fruit … Continued

Gut Issues: The 5R Protocol

“Hey Doc,” he says “I can’t believe how much better I’m feeling. I haven’t had any gas, bloating or stomach pain since I followed your directions. It’s awesome!” Balancing the gut I hear this all the time and let me tell you how blessed I feel to be a witness to health conditions and symptoms being resolved without medication. Let’s talk gut issues…again. The reason I talk about them so frequently is because almost everyone who walks into my clinic has … Continued

What do the numbers 3,4, 8 and 9 have to do with your health and wellness?

Do you know those little stickers on fruits and veggies? They’re called price look-up (PLU) codes and they contain numbers that cashiers use to ring you up. But you can also use them to make sure you’re getting what you paid for. If you are interested in staying healthy, here’s what to look for: • A five-digit number that starts with a 9  means the item is organic. Eating organically—or better yet, biodynamically—grown produce is paramount. This can be identified at the grocery … Continued

Spring Detox

It’s spring cleaning time! Your body is one of the most important things to keep clean. Today we will talk about the importance of keeping your liver and kidney healthy in addition to some detox suggestions. Keep your detox organs healthy Your liver and kidneys are the main organs that help remove toxins that enter your body or are created by your body. Step one is making sure your liver and kidneys are working well. We do that with blood … Continued

Roasted Veggies with Tzatziki Sauce and Almonds

I’m always looking for easy meals that contain a bunch of fiber-rich, nutrient-dense, low-carb vegetables. The dish I’m introducing to you today is a staple in our house. I love it so much I will have it for two to three meals a day. It’s really that good and that easy. My favorite buddy, Joe I am lucky enough to have a Trader Joe’s between work and home. I love the convenience of having pre-cut organic veggies. I will purchase … Continued

Spring Allergies: Supplements

If your allergy medication is making you so sleepy that you are falling in your soup at lunchtime, read on for some more natural solutions without the post med slump. There are many supplements that can help with allergy symptoms. You might even suggest some to me that have helped you so that I can expand on my list. The supplements that I’m sharing with you here have a great track record with my patients so they are my “go … Continued

Spring Allergies: NAET

It’s that time of year. The stuffy, sniff-ly, cough-y, drippy season of spring allergies. Don’t despair, I help these symptoms with safe techniques and supplements that I’ll share with you today and next week. NAET NAET is Nambudripad’s Allergy Elimination Technique. It’s an acupuncture and an energy medicine technique that helps reprogram the body to tolerate food and environmental sensitivities. Over 20 years ago, my friend, Dr. David Brownstein, introduced it to me and convinced me to travel to California … Continued

Meet A Fiber Superhero

It’s almost spring and with spring comes spring cleaning… of your liver and gut that is. There is a great source of fiber I want to introduce you to today to help with (spring) cleaning out your intestines. It’s called acacia powder and today’s post is about the benefits of adding this to your diet or using it as a gut detox. Sing with me…I bless the rains down in Africa Gonna take some time to do the things we … Continued