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

Food-Mood Connection: How You Eat Can Effect How You Handle Stress

We’re increasingly seeing a clear connection between the foods we eat and how we respond to stress. The following article points out a number of ways food plays a role in how our bodies respond physiologically to the stresses of … 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