Get Your Daily Vitamin C (Get Your Chocolate)

A May 23, 2017 study in HEART (British Cardiac Society) found that people with Atrial Fibrillation, especially men, had great benefit eating a moderate amount of dark chocolate daily. Atrial Fibrillation affects about 2.7 million Americans and causes symptoms such as heart palpitations, shortness, dizziness, fatigue, and sometimes chest pain or pressure. It is a…

Another Reason to Keep Your Gut Happy

Many people know that if the bacterial colonies in the gut are out of balance, it can lead to sickness. It has now been found that certain non-beneficial, pathogenic bacteria like Campylobacter, Shigella, Salmonella, Yersinia enterocolitica, and Candida may contribute to inflammation and faulty blood flow in patients with Congestive Heart Failure. A large percentage…

2017 Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen List

We all know that eating more veggies and fruits is so important for our good health. Finding clean versions of them can be a challenge depending on budget and availability. The Dirty Dozen list contains the 12 commercially grown fruits and veggies with the highest amount of pesticide and other chemical residues on them. Try…

The 4 R’s of a Good Body Detox Program

To effectively set up a good environment for your intestines and other body systems to cleanse, follow these 4 steps: Remove: Get rid of all junk, over-processed, and non-foods from your diet. Help your body remove toxins from its cells with cleansing foods and supplements. Young Living’s ComfortTone and ICP are great to start off…

Vinegar and Healthy Blood Sugar

Ingesting a good quality vinegar has many health benefits. One of them may be to help to support healthy blood sugar levels. Many articles have been written on the detriments of chronic high blood sugar levels and its affect on illness vs. wellness. In my research, all the experts agree that eating a lower glycemic…

Improve Your Body’s Inflammatory Response

More and more research points to chronic, systemic inflammation being the root of many illnesses and diseases. While acute inflammation has its benefits to help start the healing process from injury, when it becomes chronic is where the danger lies. Specialized Pro-Resolving Mediators (SPMs) are formed from certain Omega 3 fats like DHA and EPA,…

Healthier Coffee

I really enjoy coffee, but not the acidifying effects on the body. I have found a way to make a healthier version that is quite yummy!  I mix organic coffee 1:1 with Teeccino, an alkalizing grain beverage. Teeccino comes in many flavors and you can usually find it at the health food store, or even…

Common Digestive Woes

Most people are low in hydrochloric acid, the natural acid in our stomachs that aid in the breakdown of protein, absorption of minerals, and balance of microbes. If you have any of these symptoms, you might be one of those people: bloating, acid reflux, burping, feeling of fullness after eating just a little bit, constipation,…

Your Body Never Lies

Over my 28 years of chiropractic experience, I’ve found some common threads in people’s healing. One is a sense of purpose and belonging, and the other is the appropriate expression and processing of emotions.  Your body is a direct reflection of what’s going on inside you spiritually and emotionally. The more completely you handle emotional…

The Power of Your Words

There has been much written on the power of the thoughts we think and the words we speak. Now, through the work of Masaru Emoto, we can see visible evidence of the effects of speaking or writing positive and negative words. At his website http://www.myhado.com, Emoto explains and illustrates his work. Our words literally change the…

Wonder Drugs Today, Blunder Drugs Tomorrow?

If you look back through history, there are many “miracle” pharmaceutical drugs that were later pulled off of the market for causing serious effects in some people. Oral HRT, Phen Phen, Accutane, DES, and others all come to mind.  Other recent drugs that contain bisphosphonates that are said to help in the treatment of osteoporosis,…

Advanced Essential Oil Education

If you want to deepen your knowledge and understanding of how essential oils work, taking my 25 hour CARE intensive course is a great choice. You will also learn some amazing modalities to empower yourself along your path to health and wellness. Visit my website and What is the Center for Aromatheraphy Research and Education? for…