Back To The Basics For Optimal Health

  Many of the patients we see in our Wellness Consultations know that they need help but are confused by all the information out there about health, and are looking for a plan of action. Part of the confusion stems … Continue reading

7 Reasons Why Chewing Your Food Is Important

We’re constantly telling our nine year old son to chew his food.  He has a habit of taking big bites of whatever he’s eating and finishing in a few big gulps.  More often than not, he has a tummy ache … Continue reading

The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

There is a lot of information out there about the benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar, some of which is substantiated and some of which is not.  So I decided to do a little research to clear up any confusion. Apple … Continue reading

Mark Hyman, MD: 5 Steps to Kill Hidden Bugs in Your Gut That Make You Sick

A friend sent me a great article from Dr. Mark Hyman on the steps you can take to lessen unwanted bacteria in your GI system.  I pulled a brief synopsis out of the article that outlines the 5 steps he … Continue reading

Probiotics are Essential to a Healthy Gut Flora

In a recent post I talked about the role digestive enzymes can play in GI distress and GERD.  I mentioned in that post that probiotics are also an important component of overall gastrointestinal health.  Today I’d like to discuss probiotics … Continue reading

Digestive Enzymes Can Help With Acid Reflux

We often have people stop in and ask us what we recommend for acid reflux and GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease.)  Many of these people are on some form of  prescription or over-the-counter medication to suppress the production of hydrochloric acid … Continue reading