Diabetes & Weight Loss

Some of you may see that title and think, UGH.. yeah impossible! There are several facets of weight loss related to Diabetes that we'll talk more about today. Some people have unexplained weight loss with diabetes and others have experienced stubborn pounds clinging on for dear life not wanting to budge as hard as you … Continue reading Diabetes & Weight Loss

Can You Cure Your Diabetes?

That is a question that a lot of people have when they are first getting diagnosed with Diabetes Mellitus Type 2. Now if you're someone with Type 1 Diabetes your pancreas isn't working hardly at all, so your body is dependent on insulin to counteract your rising blood sugars in your blood stream. For those … Continue reading Can You Cure Your Diabetes?

Bone Broth Benefits

The first time I heard about bone broth was when I was watching a video that Dr. Axe posted about dietary recommendations for people who suffer from ADD. He recommended taking bone broth protein powder with a breakfast smoothie every morning. Then I started digging into what other benefits bone broth had and how it … Continue reading Bone Broth Benefits

There has to be a better way…

After the ten years I've spent in corporate healthcare, within the modern medicine space, it left me thinking... "There has to be a better way!"  I've seen thousands of patients come in and out of the doctors office with an array of ailments, the never ending prescriptions, and follow up appointments that keep spinning around … Continue reading There has to be a better way…

All Things Coumadin: INR Monitoring, Side Effects, & Dietary Recommendations

Coumadin is probably the oldest blood thinner medication that is prescribed to date. Blood thinners or anticoagulants are given to patients that have had blood clots like a pulmonary embolism (PE, blood clot in the lung) or deep vein thrombosis (DVT, blood clot in the lung). Others take Coumadin for a history of stroke, heart … Continue reading All Things Coumadin: INR Monitoring, Side Effects, & Dietary Recommendations

It’s Just an Avocado, What’s the Big Deal?

Oh the famous Avocado fad! I'm going to be honest with you, I'm usually the kind of person who will purposely shy away from jumping on a band wagon because everyone else is doing it. For instance "never have I ever" watched Twilight, played Candy Crush, or drank a pumpkin spice latte from Starbucks. Weird, I … Continue reading It’s Just an Avocado, What’s the Big Deal?

What’s the Difference Between Prebiotics & Probiotics?

Thought there were only probiotics to balance your gut health? Well, there's also prebiotics which are also very important. If you have a supplement that you currently take you'll want to see if both prebiotics and probiotics are included on the ingredient label. Otherwise, you'll want to check out the foods listed below. Why is … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Prebiotics & Probiotics?

Diabetes Diet Recommendations: Foods to Eat & Shopping Tips

This is a follow up post to the last one where we talked about foods to avoid to lower your blood sugars and A1c number. When it comes to lowering your A1c number, it can be very difficult for many people. Don't get discouraged though, I got you covered! If you haven't downloaded the items … Continue reading Diabetes Diet Recommendations: Foods to Eat & Shopping Tips