Post Archive: September, 2016

Your brain on sugar – it’s not pretty!

By now you’ve seen how much damage can be incurred by your obsession with sugar and carbs like pasta, bread, and grains.   You’ve heard me explain how it depletes your good gut bacteria, fans the flames of inflammation, and sets the stage for illness and disease. Among the most startling things I’ve learned during my research on sugar, gut health,...

Is your water safe? [Chromium-6 toxin putting 218 million Americans at risk]

Due to the Flint Michigan water crisis, we’re all aware of the dangers of lead in our water.  But what about chromium-6? The hit-movie “Erin Brockovich” showed us exactly how the dangers of chromium-6 are harming everyday Americans and years later, millions are still at risk. The Environmental Working Group recently published an analysis of data released by the Federal government and the findings...

Weight and obesity are killing millions of us, are you at risk?

Yes, you read the title correctly. According to the Journal of American Medicine (JAMA), there are 78.6 million obese people in the United States, a full 34.9% of our population.  Sadly, the numbers are nearly just as bad for our children ages 2-19 years old – 12.7 million or 17% of all U.S. kids are classified as obese. Staggering…but that’s...

Diabetes is NOT easy to live with but it IS easy to die from

Today’s blog topic will be a little more familiar to you since most of us know someone living with diabetes; maybe it’s even you! I grew up around people that suffered with it – my grandmother, my Mom was diagnosed a few years ago, and my Dad too, a few years later. Honestly, I never thought much about it assuming...