One of the most typical things I see on the lab testing I do is mitochondrial dysfunction. Now if your last biology class was decades ago, this might seem a bit iffy to you. So here is the deal on our mitochondria in short: our mitochondria power the biochemical reactions in our cells.When our mitochondria are not functioning at their peak, we feel tired, lethargic and age quicker. Read More
When was the last time you looked at the ingredient label of your food, rather than the calorie count? Read More
I don't count calories, because, well, calories don't count. No one knows exactly what your body burns daily - and the brain actually burns the most energy, that is if you engage in creative thinking (which is rarely done looking at the calorie counter on the treadmill btw.). Calories are not created equal in how your body responds to them and burns them.
Autoimmune diseases are a pain in the neck to deal with for those who struggle with it - your own immune system attacking yourself, seems like nature is almost against you. We expect our immune system to PROTECT us, not attack us, right? Well, here's the deal. When we undergo stressors, changes take place on a cellular level - and if the health of the cell-membranes is compromised, hydrolase will begin to leak from the cells out into your body, where an autoimmune reaction will often happen. Read More
Every five years, the Department of Health and Human Services, along with the Department of Agriculture, issues "Dietary Guidelines for Americans". This Federal Publication Determines How We Will Be Nudged Into Eating From Marketing, Food Labeling And Most Doctor/Nutritionist's Office. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee issues 2015 scientific report is groundbreaking in one way - it is taking cholesterol off the bad guys food list. Kinda sad, though, that something we have known for decades to be a biochemical indisputable fact - humans NEED cholesterol to thrive - is now finally going mainstream. Read More