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…

Replace Your Toxic Skin Care

Many women poison themselves every day with toxic chemicals found in their skin and personal care products. Young Living products don’t contain any poisons like the ones listed below. If you have never tried them, and don’t currently have an account, let me know and I’ll send you a sample! Sulfate An Endocrine disrupting chemical…

Quote of the Day

“The difference between winning and losing is most often not quitting.” – Walt Disney

Body Fat and Migraines

Studies have shown that in increase in the Body Mass Index (BMI) can have an affect on increased incidence of migraines. Now there is evidence that a decrease in BMI could be a risk factor as well. Being over-fat or under-fat can cause an increase of the same inflammatory chemicals associated with migraine headaches. It…

“Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.” – Henry Ford

Helpful Ways to Diffuse Stress

Stress comes in many forms: physical, chemical, nutritional, emotional, mental, etc. Since chronic stress can contribute to many undesirable health conditions, it is important to keep it in check so that it doesn’t continue to be ongoing. Here are a few tips to help: 1) Exercise: burning up excess adrenaline from stress is important. Choose…

Keeping New Mommies Happy

An NIH study says that a supplement containing tyrosine, tryptophan, and blueberry extract showed promise in combating postpartum depression and sadness. Affecting about 13% of moms between 1-4 weeks after birth, it can take a hard toll on the whole family. Adding a supplement containing those three nutrients help to counter increases in monoamine oxidase…

Fatty Liver in Children

Fatty liver is a condition that used to show up in adults over 40 years of age. However, with our increasingly sedentary lifestyles as a society and our consumption of high-fructose corn syrup and other useless and damaging refined carbohydrates and non-foods, Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is now being diagnosed in children who are…

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…

If You Choose To Vaccinate

After doing your research, if you DO choose to vaccinate your children, there are some steps you can take to help your baby’s body better deal with the oncoming assault. First, some good resources for vaccination information are mothering.com, nvic.org, vaxtruth.org, circleofdocs.com, naturalnews.com, and thedoctorwithin.com. Delaying vaccinations is a good idea. Some countries don’t even…

I Feel So Bloated!

This is a common complaint in my practice. The first thing I need to find out (if it’s a female) is if it’s digestive system bloat, or menstrual-related bloat. Let’s explore both: Digestive bloat can happen if you are not digesting your food properly or completely. To start with, make sure to chew the food…