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

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

Books We Recommend – THE BLOOD SUGAR SOLUTION

We absolutely love this book.  Dr. Hyman is one of the leading practitioners of Functional Medicine in the world, and his book is full of great information for anyone wanting to live a healthy lifestyle. In THE BLOOD SUGAR SOLUTION, … 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