1. SIBO – Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

    SIBO – Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth or what we might refer to as Self Induced Bacteria Overgrowth, refers to a condition in which abnormally large numbers of bacteria are present in the small intestine, while the types of bacteria found in the small intestines are more like the bacteria found in the colon. The small intestine is divided into 3... Read More

  2. Best Plantain Pancake Recipe

    Best Plantain Pancake Recipe Here’s the deal…when taking conscious steps to rebuild you health by making dietary changes it is imperative that you meet BOTH your emotional AND physical needs. Finding balance in everything you do is essential to creating any form of sustainable health in your life. One of the most common complaints we hear is how bored people... Read More

  3. Raw Carrots And Hormone Balancing

    Raw Carrots and Hormone Balancing The power-food effect of raw carrots on hormone balance and gut health never ceases to blow my mind! In fact, the ole saying, “an apple a day will keep the doctor away” has nothing on the raw carrot! Using food to heal is at the top of our list of priorities and in doing so,... Read More

  4. What Causes Constipation?

    What causes constipation? Many diseases can be traced to the breakdown in your GI system. Makes sense given this very system is our direct link to proper nourishment and energy metabolism through its many important functions: digestion, nutrient absorption, elimination, detoxification, hormone metabolism and energy production. And it doesn’t end there! Depending on what you read, up to 80% of... Read More

  5. Are You Eating “Healthy”

    One of the most common misperceptions in the nutrition and health industry is the whole concept of what health really is. How do you qualify health and are you eating “healthy”? Some may qualify health by eating organic foods, some by performing regular exercise, other may qualify health by their body fat or what the scale reads. What exactly is... Read More

  6. Sweat Smells Like Ammonia?

    Have you every wondered why your sweat smells like ammonia? Given some of the more common dietary practices (high protein, low carbohydrate) chances are most of you have had this experience and we would like to help shed some light on this stinky matter so you can avoid the risk of smelling like cat urine. One of the common concerns... Read More

  7. High Blood Pressure and Hypothyroidism

    It is no secret that high blood pressure and hypothyroidism or low thyroid function, diagnosed or not, go hand in hand, as does low blood pressure. How can they not? When the thyroid is functioning in a less then optimal way, the body has no choice but to compensate as a means to producing cellular energy (body’s communication mother board).... Read More

  8. What Causes Muscle Cramps?

    What causes muscle cramps? Well, there are a wide variety of factors responsible for these painful contractions, one of the most common being mineral deficiency. What we want to explore is what is causing the mineral depletion. Sure, supplementing with sea salt, mineral broths, bananas, coconut water and other electrolyte/mineral sources can help relieve muscle cramping but if we keep... Read More

  9. Thyroid Medication Not Working?

    Is your thyroid medication not working and your doctor just keeps on increasing the dosage with little to no change in effectiveness, or a reduction in your symptoms? There is probably a very good reason for this and its got stress written all over it! As Josh explains in this video, supplementation in any form (especially thyroid!) is useless and... Read More

  10. The Thyroid-Gut Connection

    In this short video Josh explains a lot of the interrelations of the different systems of the body (focusing on the thyroid-gut connection) offering new possibilities to how we are approaching health. Have a watch!   A couple of quick notes on the video: 1. Josh starts off really loud so turn your volume down to avoid being startled. There... Read More