Probiotic foods: Why they’re better than supplements

Probiotic foods have a long history of improving health. Most of their effects are attributed to improving the digestive system. But there are other beneficial effects to eating probiotic foods. They can help correct things like: High blood pressureInsulin resistanceChronic inflammationHigh oxidative stressAutonomic imbalance Most of these problems will haunt you at some point in … Continue reading Probiotic foods: Why they’re better than supplements

Got chronic disease? The best $15 you’ll spend fighting it

When it comes to fighting chronic disease, there's a lot of stuff out there that drains the ole pocketbook.  Supplements, devices, medicine, and therapies can put a major dent in your finances. Which is probably why it isn't all that unusual to go broke fighting chronic disease. This isn't to say that spending money on … Continue reading Got chronic disease? The best $15 you’ll spend fighting it

Circadian optimization using a continuous glucose monitor

I often work with members in my Circadian Retraining Program to help optimize their circadian rhythms.  This is very common with people start tinkering with circadian rhythms, but also necessary when people's circumstances change.  This is particularly useful when a woman goes through menopause. Many things change on a physiological level from pre- to peri- … Continue reading Circadian optimization using a continuous glucose monitor

Leaky gut syndrome and the big factor that reinforces it

Leaky gut syndrome, or intestinal permeability, is a condition which has only gained mainstream acceptance over the last decade.  Once restricted to the realm of charlatans, it's become readily apparent that leaky gut syndrome exists And it may predispose us to a range of health issues such as: Cardiovascular diseaseType 2 diabetesFibromyalgiaFunctional gastrointestinal disorders (IBS, … Continue reading Leaky gut syndrome and the big factor that reinforces it