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Eating for Long-Term Health – Lowering Inflammation Is the Key!

Inflammation in the body causes or contributes to many debilitating, chronic illnesses.  These include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and cancer. Eating a diet focused on anti-inflammatory principles not only helps protect against certain diseases, but also slows the aging process by stabilizing blood sugar and increasing metabolism.  Many people find […]... Read More
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Optimal Fertility and the Gut Health and the Microbiome Connection

Digestion plays a role in the health of virtually every body system.  70% of your immune system cells reside in the gut wall.  Gut and digestive health are important for all couples trying to conceive.  Enhancing digestion can greatly aid men and women with fertility concerns.  An improvement in gut health may be the missing […]... Read More
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Low Down on Hormone Tests – Part 4!

MTHFR – What is it and why do you need to know about it? MTHFR: methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase – this is actually a genetic test for how well you absorb and process folate.  It possibly is an issue in early stage miscarriage. If you have this mutation, it could affect your ability to get and/or stay […]... Read More

Low Down on Hormone Tests – Part 2!

So, if you are like most couples that have been struggling to conceive or even if you are just starting this journey, you probably have a binder full of tests!  Test after test has probably been done trying to figure out why you are not getting pregnant.  Possibly you have the diagnosis of – “your […]... Read More
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So, Which Essential Oils are Helpful for Optimizing Fertility?

  What are essential oils? Derivatives of plants Concentrated form of phytonutrients Distillation allows to derivation of pure components Been used for thousands of years Very safe if used correctly Can be used on a regular basis Why are they so effective for women with hormone issues? They can be used every day They have […]... Read More
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Looking to Use More Gluten Free Foods?

Gluten Free Food List If you are trying a Gluten Free diet, here are some foods that can be consumed.  Wherever possible, go organic and local with your whole-food choices; flash frozen is good too! Healthy fat: Extra virgin olive oil, sesame oil, coconut oil, grass fed tallow and organic or pasture-fed butter, ghee, almond […]... Read More

Hello Monday!

Good Beautiful Monday! Well it’s been about 6 weeks of steady rain and although it may not be beautiful, bright and sunny, it is still a beautiful day! It’s been 2 weeks since my last post about my weight loss journey, and let me tell you it’s been a roller coaster.  The first few days […]... Read More

It’s Monday…again.

Welcome to a new section of our blog.  Here I will be documenting my weight loss journey, so every woman [or man] that has struggled with weight loss knows they are not alone and never will be.  As you can see by the title it is Monday yet again. I am 29 and am a Doctor of Chiropractic.  […]... Read More

The Importance of Gut Health

Most recently, gut health has been linked to many health problems that concern more than just symptoms within the gut.  As holistic health care providers, who believe maintaining a healthy gut is one of the first steps towards optimal health, we have specific goals and methods to help our patients/clients achieve such health. Please follow the link […]... Read More
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Fertility Related Gut Health Problems

I would estimate that of the women I work with, 30% have digestive issues (IBS, Crohns disease, Colitis), 15% have chronic yeast infections, 80% have high stress levels, 60% have chronic inflammatory related fertility issues such as endometriosis, uterine fibroids, PCOS, etc.)  Clearly, gut health needs to be addressed when anyone is looking to heal […]... Read More