• Blog,  candida,  Detox,  gut health,  Nutrition

    Candida : Are You Experiencing Yeast Overgrowth?

    White coating on your tongue, mysterious skin rashes, bloating, constipation and you’re always ready to eat something sweet? You could be suffering from Candida overgrowth. What is Candida Albicans? Candida albicans is the most common kind of yeast that co-exists with humans. Under optimal conditions, candida plays a valuable role in our digestive systems, since we need small amounts of candida in our mouths and throughout our digestive system in order to fully digest our food. However, as anyone who’s…

  • Blog,  Detox,  Nutrition,  Recipes

    Detox Aloe Smoothie

    This is a great smoothie recipe for calming an inflamed or irritated bowel after the holidays. Aloe is a herb that has both cooling and demulcent properties. It is able to soothe and protect irritated or inflamed tissues. It has been shown to be helpful in patients that suffer from IBS as well as leaky gut. I often use it in practice, and is a great post holiday gastrointestinal support. Aloe vera gel can be purchased in the health food…

  • Detox,  Nutrition

    HEALING 3-INGREDIENT TURMERIC TONIC

    A 5-minute, 3-ingredient, 1-pot healing tea tonic with ginger, lemon, turmeric, and cayenne. The perfect way to detox the body, recover from a cold, or relax before bed. Ingredients 1 Tbsp (packed // ~6 g) fresh grated turmeric (or ½ tsp ground, though fresh is best) 1 Tbsp (packed // ~6 g) fresh grated ginger (or ½ tsp ground, though fresh is best) 1 lemon, juiced (~3 Tbsp or 45 ml), plus leftover rind optional: 1-2 tsp maple syrup (can sub…

  • Blog,  Detox

    Intravenous Therapy with Dr. Laura Stix

    The problem with oral supplementation is how much is absorbed into the body and how much survives the journey to the liver (first pass metabolism). When a nutrient is taken by mouth, it passes into the intestines where the nutrients are absorbed into the blood stream. From there they soon pass into the liver which changes the nutrients. They are then circulated to the cells of the body and may or may not be taken into the cells themselves. Whatever…

  • Blog,  Detox,  Features,  Nutrition,  Weight Loss

    Intermittent Fasting – Good or Bad??

    Do you feel like the world of nutrition is constantly changing? Or sending conflicting information that leaves you feeling confused? Eat fish…wait, no don’t eat fish as it is too contaminated Don’t eat too much fat…wait, good fat is great and doesn’t contribute to cardiovascular conditions like once thought At times, it can be confusing…so it is my mission and privilege is to present you with the latest nutrition information to keep you and your family as vibrant and healthy…