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August 10, 2020
iodine

The Iodine Controversy

Why in the world is iodine controversial? The funny thing is that it’s not. Except for within natural medicine. In today’s article, I wanted to explain why there are contrasting views. I’ll explain where these ideas came from, what their core claims are, and we’ll talk through the evidence on […]
August 3, 2020

Podcast – Using Carbs to Lose Weight with Dr. Sarah Ballantyne

Do you feel fearful of carbohydrates? Essential nutrients have been demonized by many popular diets which have only resulted in confusion and frustration for too many. Our conversation today centers around the role of insulin in both health and disease.
July 27, 2020
turmeric

The Truth About Turmeric: In Your Diet, As A Supplement, And For Your Best Health

Today, let’s talk all about turmeric. Did you know there has been a lot of new data coming out about it?
July 20, 2020

Podcast – The Dangers of Bathing With Salt with the Integrative Health Docs

Is it possible to avoid iodine entirely? The concerns about iodine, especially for those with thyroid disease, are not limited to what we put in our mouths. Many people try to avoid iodine by eliminating it from their diet, but there are other sources of iodine that may be negatively affecting your thyroid levels. Beauty and skincare products with high iodine levels, especially those containing seaweed, sea salts, and kelp, may also contribute to dangerously high TSH levels.
July 13, 2020
iodine

How Much Iodine Do Americans Consume?

Iodine is such a source of confusion. You used to hear about getting too little and now there is more talk about getting too much. So how much do we get in the modern world?
August 10, 2020
iodine

The Iodine Controversy

Why in the world is iodine controversial? The funny thing is that it’s not. Except for within natural medicine. In today’s article, I wanted to explain why there are contrasting views. I’ll explain where these ideas came from, what their core claims are, and we’ll talk through the evidence on […]
July 27, 2020
turmeric

The Truth About Turmeric: In Your Diet, As A Supplement, And For Your Best Health

Today, let’s talk all about turmeric. Did you know there has been a lot of new data coming out about it?
July 13, 2020
iodine

How Much Iodine Do Americans Consume?

Iodine is such a source of confusion. You used to hear about getting too little and now there is more talk about getting too much. So how much do we get in the modern world?
June 15, 2020
probiotics

Should You Be Taking A Probiotic Every Day?

If you were putting together a list of all the things you should take every day, the best suggestion is to make that list as short as possible. That’s because, if you make the criteria too lax about the things you take, you will soon be taking a whole lot […]
May 25, 2020
thyrogastric syndrome

Do You Have Thyrogastric Syndrome (And How Can You Reverse It)?

This is a really important topic that I am excited to share with you.  It concerns thyrogastric syndrome, and it is important because so many people with thyroid disease have got unresolved symptoms.
August 10, 2020
iodine

The Iodine Controversy

Why in the world is iodine controversial? The funny thing is that it’s not. Except for within natural medicine. In today’s article, I wanted to explain why there are contrasting views. I’ll explain where these ideas came from, what their core claims are, and we’ll talk through the evidence on […]
June 15, 2020
probiotics

Should You Be Taking A Probiotic Every Day?

If you were putting together a list of all the things you should take every day, the best suggestion is to make that list as short as possible. That’s because, if you make the criteria too lax about the things you take, you will soon be taking a whole lot […]
April 13, 2020
stress response

COVID-19 Stress Reduction

As things are changing, and changing rapidly, I wanted to make a point of checking in with you from time to time to help assess your health. One of these things worth assessing is the state of your adrenals, and how things might be changing during this pandemic.
April 12, 2020

Bonus 5 a Day Recipe

Special note: Tomorrow is the last day to join us for the metabolism challenge. We are not selling anything. I’m trying to get you to join because I believe the most important thing you can do right now is to get healthy and shed any extra inches. It seems that […]
April 10, 2020
diabetes, How to Improve Blood Sugar

How to Improve Blood Sugar

Hey there, Dr. C here. To follow in the last few posts, I’d like to mention high blood sugar as a risk factor for COVID-19 complications.
March 28, 2019

Update – Surprising Danger About Bentonite Clay

Is bentonite clay safe? Can bentonite clay cause cancer? I have heard many people share how bentonite clay has helped their digestion and skin symptoms. It seemed plausible to me at first, but I had never really thought about it.
September 24, 2018
eosinophilic esophagitis

Do You Have Eosinophilic Esophagitis?

Do you have eosinophilic esophagitis? Or, maybe you have suspected you have it? If you think you do, or need to be sure, let me give you a clearer understanding of what it is all about (and what you can do to be sure you have it).
August 27, 2018

Should You Be Afraid Of “Clean Meat”?

Have you heard the “second agricultural revolution”? This is an idea that is super important to me. It could even completely change the world. Let’s dive into an era of clean meat.
July 30, 2018

Lipoprotein A and Hidden Heart Disease (Updated Research)

You may have heard about cholesterol but what about lipoproteins? They are more tied to genes than lifestyle. In addition, they can completely change how much cholesterol is safe. Lipoproteins carry fat in the blood and are made up of triglycerides and cholesterol. If you do not have your lipoproteins […]
March 5, 2018
adrenal fatigue

Is SIBO a real condition?

Do you have SIBO? Have you heard about it? I set out to write a simple guide about which diet would help SIBO the most. Once I got started on the science, something entirely different emerged. Please take a deep breath and sit down. Trust me, you’re in for a […]
July 27, 2020
turmeric

The Truth About Turmeric: In Your Diet, As A Supplement, And For Your Best Health

Today, let’s talk all about turmeric. Did you know there has been a lot of new data coming out about it?
April 20, 2020

One Pot Roast & Vegetables

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 beef roast (2-3 lbs.) fat trimmed off 1 medium onion, cut into chunks 3 celery stalks, cut into 3-inch pieces 3-4 large carrots, peeled and cut into 3-inch pieces, or 1 can of canned carrots
April 19, 2020
Steel Cut Oat Risotto

Steel Cut Oat Risotto

Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 cup – steel-cut oats 1 Medium onion, diced 3 cups – chicken broth 1 Clove garlic – crushed
April 15, 2020
Pineapple Shrimp

Pineapple Shrimp

April 13, 2020

Chicken Apple Salad

This is a lower fat, and healthier version of chicken salad. You can use canned chicken, or leftover grilled chicken. You can use this chicken salad with carbs like: rice, quinoa, or even a homemade sourdough bread.
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