We Are Our Bacteria

We may think that we’re comprised mostly of human cells, but in reality we have over 100 TRILLION bacterial cells in our bodies.  These bacteria outnumber other cells 10 to one! It makes sense, then, that these bacteria play a … Continue reading

12 Potential Anti-Aging Nutrients

We get asked a lot about specific nutritional supplements for “anti-aging.”  While the fountain of youth has not yet been discovered, there are a number of nutrients that studies have shown may have a positive impact on telomere length. Telomeres … 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

Is Low-Fat Dairy making you FAT?

I came across an interesting post from Danelle Wolford about the confusion surrounding the milk we drink and pretty much take for granted on a daily basis.  The reality is that there is a big difference in the quality of … Continue reading