How A Leaky Gut Can Lead to Cancer

A leaky gut may be the root of some cancers forming in the rest of the body! This is according to research looking at a tumor-suppressor hormone receptor that lives in the lining of the intestines. When this hormone receptor is suppressed the lining weakens, allowing inflammation and cancer-causing agents to travel into the body, […]

Detoxification & Cancer Recovery

If we agree that toxic chemicals are a major driving factor for cancer, then we must also agree that detoxification is one of our best prevention & recovery strategies. When your body is burdened by high levels of toxins, the detoxification system becomes sluggish and waste starts to build up. The accumulation of both toxins […]

Food As Medicine: Turmeric

Let’s continue our new series with what many consider to be the most powerful spice available in both preventing and treating disease. It also happens to be one of the most studied spices with over 10,000 peer-reviewed articles published! Turmeric has long been used in both cooking and dying. It has also played an important […]

Food As Medicine: Coconut Oil

As an Integrative Dietitian Nutritionist, I believe whole-heartedly that food has an incredible power to heal and prevent disease. When you nourish your body with the right foods you will have everything you need to ignite the healing process, keep disease at bay, and (frankly) feel amazing! Although I discuss the healing power of food […]

Nourishing Your Immune System

As you move into the colder darker months of the year, what are you doing to keep your immune system strong? What if this year you don’t get every cold that comes your way? What if you don’t succumb to the flu this year? Food is one of the most powerful tools you have to […]