How Probiotics May Aid Your Weight Management

The use of probiotics has increased dramatically in recent years, and for good reason.  More and more research is indicating how important having beneficial bacteria in our system is to overall health.  A recent study indicates that it might just … Continue reading

How long did YOUR ancestors live while eating BACON, LARD, & WHOLE MILK? from Reademandweep.

I find it pretty interesting when people talk about how our life expectancy has risen so dramatically in the past 100 years, and how this is attributed to modern medicine and all of the technological advances we’ve made.  I came … Continue reading

Eggs Don’t Cause Heart Attacks — Sugar Does | Dr. Mark Hyman

The more I read and follow the experts in the field of Functional Medicine, the more I’m utterly amazed at the level of damage we are doing to ourselves through our diet and lifestyle. What adds to my amazement is  … Continue reading

Why Nutrition Is So Confusing – NYTimes.com

Here is a great article on why the world of nutrition is so confusing. I was struck by some of the incredibly alarming statistics that the author sites in the article.   Here are a few that stood out to me: … Continue reading

Do You Need Nutritional Supplements?

A common question we get asked is whether or not someone needs nutritional supplements if they are eating a nutritious, well balanced diet.  The follow-up question usually involves how to determine what to take and where to find the best … Continue reading