What? You haven’t heard about vitamin N? Well then let me explain the importance of this nutrient that is vital for your mental, physical, and spiritual health. [continue reading…]
When neurotransmitters that regulate our mood become out of balance or disrupted, one of the consequences that may occur is depression. There are many factors that may contribute to this disruption of brain chemistry, but here are the top ten. If these issues are addressed then depression may be alleviated. [continue reading…]
I received the following question from a site visitor that makes a great topic for discussion on how many carbohydrates we should consume. This is an area that is quite confusing for many people, so let’s try and clear things up. [continue reading…]
Although mindfulness meditation can be beneficial at any time of day, you can get more out of your session when you choose the right moments for your practice.
A frequent concern that comes up for some people when I talk about following a very low-carb Paleo diet is whether ketosis, ketones or a ketogenic diet are dangerous. Unfortunately, there is a great deal of misinformation and confusion on this topic that gets passed around and results in an unsubstantiated negative perception and needless fear. [continue reading…]
Questions about following the Paleo diet when the individual has an ApoE gene mutation have begun to rise in my consultations with clients and creating a lot of confusion. Here’s what you need to know to alleviate your concerns if this is an issue for you. [continue reading…]
Caffeine and chocolate (including dark and raw cacao) are mind-altering addictive drugs that affect the brain in a similar manner as other psychotropic substances like cocaine, marijuana, heroin, and alcohol. Therefore, the process for overcoming addiction to them is the same as it would be for any other drug.
Although many nutritional supplements can be beneficial and support health, that is not always the case. In some circumstances, particular supplements can be highly counterproductive or even harmful. It is vital to be informed about potential complications to optimize your results and prevent a setback in your healing journey. [continue reading…]
The first issue to address on the topic of Paleo snacks is your beliefs or mindset about snacking. Munching on something in between meals is not a nutritional necessity. For the most part, you will enhance your health by eliminating this habit, which is easy to do when you are eating correctly. [continue reading…]
Balancing neurotransmitters (otherwise known as correcting disrupted brain chemistry) is one of the issues I work the most on with my clients. Simply because neurotransmitters are involved in pretty much every aspect of health, but especially when we are dealing with conditions like Candida, SIBO, IBS and other functional gut disorders, adrenal fatigue, depression, anxiety disorders, OCD or any other mental health issue, excess sympathetic nervous system activity (aka sympathetic dominance), sugar and carb addiction, compulsive overeating or binge eating, or drug and alcohol addiction. [continue reading…]