Vitamins to Boost Immunity

The most important nutritional supplement we can all take is a good quality multivitamin and mineral supplement. I do not believe it is generally possible to obtain optimal intakes of the essential vitamins and minerals from dietary sources alone. Vitamins degrade during transport, while sitting on the shelves, and through the cooking process. Minerals come…

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Food Allergies and Poor Digestion

It’s not just “bad” food that causes problems with digestion and absorption. Any food, including “good” foods have the potential to be an allergen in the body. Food allergies are very common and very often overlooked. In fact, many medical professionals don’t look for food allergies because they fundamentally don’t believe in them.  However, the…

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The Purpose of Nutrition

I recently wrote and published my first book, “To Feel Well: Improve Your Digestive System”. In last week’s column we discussed the second chapter of the book entitled, “How the Digestive System Works”. In this week’s column I’d like to discuss the purpose of nutrition, which is the title of the third chapter in the…

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How The Digestive System Works

I recently wrote and published my first book, “To Feel Well: Improve Your Digestive System”. In last week’s column I described my motivation for writing this book and unveiled my desire to write several more books in the future. In this week’s column I’d like to discuss how the digestive system works, which is the…

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Introducing My First Book

I am very excited to announce the release of my first book, To Feel Well: Improve Your Digestive System. I decided while in naturopathic medical school that I wanted to not only practice naturopathic medicine but also become an author and spokesperson. After over 18 months of writing, editing, and re-editing, my first book has…

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Probiotics for Candida Overgrowth

In last week’s column we discussed the most important natural agents for killing Candida overgrowth in the body. We reviewed some of the recent studies highlighting undecylenic acid, oregano oil, clove oil, and berberine and found that these nutrients not only inhibit the growth of Candida but they also prevent Candida from converting into its…

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