Nut Encrusted Salmon with Lemon Sauce

The protective qualities of omega 3 oils are well documented. Here is a recipe to reap the benefits from them from savory wild-caught salmon and crunchy walnuts or other nuts. Topped with a smooth and creamy lemon sauce, this dish is not just good for you but absolutely delicious. Salmon is the bomb! Walnuts too! The benefits of super-foods salmon and walnuts overlap. There are many benefits from eating salmon but make sure that you buy wild-caught and not farm-raised. … Continued

Natural Relief for Dry Eye

Dry eye is uncomfortable and can get in the way of many activities of daily living. I remember the suffering that my mother-in-law went through. It wasn’t until she found an eye doctor who was skilled in dry eye that she found relief. At that time I didn’t have the information that I am going to share with you here. Dry eye is a common eye condition which is often experienced by the elderly and even more often by computer … Continued

The Brain Belly Connection Part 2

When we think of hops we typically tend to think of beer. Hops have a lesser-known superpower than just giving beer it’s distinctive taste, it can be used to heal the gut and the brain. A Funny Word with Healing Properties Xanthohumol is derived from hops and can help heal the intestinal lining. It has polyphenols that are strongly anti-inflammatory for the gut. In the brain, it acts as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. When inflammation is decreased in the brain … Continued

The Brain Belly Connection Part 1

This connection is so strong it is similar to the stories that you hear about identical twins where if one is hurt the other also feels the pain. In treating both brain inflammation and leaky gut, each benefits the other. In this post let’s talk about this match-made-in-heaven and in the next post let’s talk about how to support both. The Brain is a Delicate Flower There is a reason that the brain and spinal cord of the central nervous … Continued

Ribs on the Barbie & 3 Tips for Healthier BBQ

This nice Jewish girl loves ribs…but before anyone gets all “judge-y” feel free to use beef instead of pork for this summertime barbecue flavor fest. Barbecue is not the healthiest way to cook so let’s cover how to make it as healthy as possible while still enjoying grilling in the summertime. Spice it Up The high heat of grilling causes an increase in toxic carcinogens. One way to mitigate damage is to use antioxidants on and in your grilled food. … Continued

Benefits of Hugging

I’m a hugger. I hug my family, my friends, my patients…hell, I’ll hug you if I’ve just met you and I think you need or deserve one. Polite hugs last around 3 seconds but research has shown that there is a body and soul benefit if a hug lasts 20 seconds or more. The Love Hormone Oxytocin is a hormone that has wonderful benefits on the body. So the next time you are giving or receiving a 20 second plus … Continued

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