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Scleroderma: Nutrition & Therapeutic Diets are Powerful Treatments

We are lucky to live in a time when the power and importance of nutrition is becoming widely known and accepted. I believe that virtually any condition can be improved by nurturing your body with the right foods, and scleroderma is no exception. I’m going to share a patient’s dramatic story to illustrate this. My … Continue reading

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7 Misconceptions about Healthy Eating

Every patient that steps into my office gets asked about what they eat. New patient paperwork includes a section asking what is typically eaten for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. I also ask whether or not she is satisfied with her current diet. It’s easy to make suggestions when someone’s eating a typical Standard American … Continue reading

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Leaky Gut: How to Fix It

First and foremost, start with my blogs on How to Prevent Leaky Gut, Leaky Gut Basics, and The 9 Causes of Leaky Gut.  You won’t be able to heal your gut until you find out and remove the cause.  In order for your gut to heal, you will most likely need to uncover any food … Continue reading

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Leaky Gut: How to Prevent It

From my previous two posts on Leaky Gut (The Basics and The 9 Causes), you should have a good idea about how and why intestinal permeability might be impacting your overall health.  Whether you are currently healing from leaky gut or looking to avoid it and the diseases associated with it, the following tips on … Continue reading

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Leaky Gut: The 9 Causes

As mentioned in the previous Leaky Gut: The Basics post, leaky gut is when intestinal permeability occurs for prolonged periods of time and is accompanied by inflammation. Leaky gut can cause havoc not only in the digestive tract, but can contribute to poor systemic health. Intestinal permeability happens when the gut cells no longer fit tightly … Continue reading

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Leaky Gut: The Basics

There is one piece of gut trivia I share with patients that consistently causes their jaws to drop: everything inside of your gut is actually outside of your body. Take a few seconds to let that sink in. It’s weird, right? Your digestive tract (a.k.a. the gut, gastrointestinal tract, GI, etc.) is actually one long … Continue reading

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Spring Detox: Dandelion Greens & Roots

As I wrap up this 2-week Spring Detox Series, I’d be remiss if I didn’t talk about this detox option. During the springtime, there’s a plant growing in almost every lawn across the US that is the nemesis to many homeowners and gardeners alike. The bright yellow flower and fluffy seed puffball of the dandelion … Continue reading

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Spring Detox: Clothing & Dry Cleaning

Take a quick stock of what you’ve worn over the last few days. Anything new that hasn’t been washed yet? A dry cleaned dress? What detergent did you use? Did you put on a shirt that felt extra soft, like dryer-sheet soft? Were most materials synthetic or natural? The answer to all of these questions … Continue reading

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Spring Detox: Lemon Juice

Throughout this Spring Detox series I’ve offered quite a few detox tips… admittedly some are easier to incorporate into your life than others. Today’s tip is incredibly simple- drink lemon juice added to water first thing in the morning! Using Lemon Juice The effects that may come about from drinking the juice from ½ of … Continue reading

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Spring Detox: Chlorella

Remember that crazy statistic I shared last week about umbilical cords of newborn babies containing more than 200 toxins (1)? Without a doubt, every mother to be would like to reduce this number. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), dioxins are highly toxic compounds and part of a larger group of chemicals called persistent … Continue reading

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