Fructose

Fructose

While cruciferous vegetables and “greens” help to detox the body, fructose raises cholesterol levels. Fructose is a natural sugar when found in fruit and vegetables. In our world of processed food, it is found in nearly everything, specifically agave nectar, honey, fruit juice, candy, soda, yogurts, cereals, high fructose corn syrup, table sugar, and processed […]

Cooking Oils: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Cooking Oils: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Cooking oils including vegetable, corn, canola, safflower, and soybean and are actually contributors inflammation, heart disease, depression, arthritis, and other ailments. There are a couple of reasons why this is. First, these oils are high in omega-6 which we get too much of from our diet as it is. We need a very delicate balance […]

Liver: congested, achy, and fatigued

Liver: congested, achy, and fatigued

The liver plays an important part in detoxifying the body of harmful substances by using enzymes to react with toxins chemically. It makes blood clotting proteins, helps metabolize nutrients, and helps regulate cholesterol in the body by producing and transporting cholesterol to be used in the cells as well as removing excess cholesterol from the […]

Lyme Disease Indicators

Lyme Disease Indicators

This page is still under construction, but here are some common symptoms of Lyme Disease: anxiety fatigue diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, or TMJ headaches/migraines heart palpitations, irregular heartbeat, experience dizziness fuzzy thinking, foggy headed, lack of focus, difficult to concentrate, short term memory loss night sweats rashes frequent daytime naps, nap hangover, ability […]

Cortisol

Cortisol

This page is still under construction, but here are the major deficiencies and their commonly related symptoms of Cortisol Excess and Deficiency: Cortisol Deficiency worsening allergies aches/pains morning sluggishness increased infection feeling cold low blood pressure sugar/salt cravings sensitivity to light fibromyalgia feel stressed/less tolerant crying for no reason excess sweating hemorrhoids/ varicose veins skin […]

Hormones

Hormones

The correct levels of Estrogen, Progesterone, and Androgens (Testosterone, and DHEA) are essential for both women and men.      Progesterone is the precursor for estrogen, testosterone, and cortisol. Production: It is produced in the ovaries as well as the adrenal glands in women, and the adrenal glands in men. Functions:      • (Women) – One of progesterone’s […]

Thyroid: Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Thyroid: Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

The thyroid gland releases hormones that regulate the metabolism, or energy, of the body. Together with the adrenal glands they regulate the metabolism and use of hormones throughout the body.Hypothyroidism occurs when not enough thyroid hormone is made to meet the body’s needs. Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis is the most common reason for low thyroid and is […]

Fatty Acid

Fatty Acid

This page is still under construction, but here are the major deficiencies and their commonly related symptoms: Crave chips, cheese, and other rich foods more than, or in addition to, sweets and starches Have ancestry that includes Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Scandinavian, or coastal Native American Alcoholism and depression in the family history had your gallbladder […]

Food Allergies

Food Allergies

This page is still under construction, but here are the major deficiencies and their commonly related symptoms: Crave milk, ice cream, yogurt, cheese, or doughy foods (pasta, bread, cookies, among others) and eat them frequently bloating after meals gas, belching digestive discomfort of any kind chronic constipation and/or diarrhea respiratory problems (asthma, postnasal drip, congestion) […]

Dysbiosis

Dysbiosis

This page is still under construction, but here are the major deficiencies and their commonly related symptoms: Often bloated, abdominal distention foggy-headed yeast infections used antibiotics extensively (at any time in life) used cortisone or birth control pills for more than one year have chronic fungus on nails or skin or athlete’s foot recurring sinus […]