Celiac Disease

Celiac Disease is a serious autoimmune disorder in which the gluten protein triggers damage to the lining of the small intestine.  Gluten is the generic name for proteins in some grains. The exact reactive proteins in each of the gluten-containing grains are slightly...

Collagen Supplementation

Collagen supplementation is something I recommend to every client.  Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body and is the substance that holds the whole body together.  It is found in the “bones, muscles, skin, and tendons, where it forms a scaffold...

Omega Fatty Acid Balance and Good Old Mayonnaise

We hear a lot about fats in the diet, but we don’t hear enough about the terrible imbalance in the omega 6:3 fat ratio and why it is driving disease. The ideal 6:3 ratio is somewhere in the range of 1:1 to 3:1.  Consumption of omega 6 fats has soared as the...

A Dietary Approach To Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis, affecting around 27 million in the United States.  It is an inflammatory and degenerative disorder.  Injury, mechanical, or biochemical stress on a joint sets a complex inflammatory process in motion that...