Gut Health

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All disease begins in the gut. Hippocrates said this over 2000 years ago, but it’s only recently that we’re really coming to understand just how right he was. And it makes perfect sense. Not a single cell in the human body can be nourished and function properly if the digestive system is malfunctioning. We like [...]

Food vs. Supplements

At some point in your life, you may have questioned the need for supplements. You may have wondered…’do I need to take supplements if I’m eating a healthy, well balanced diet?’ In a perfect world, no one would need supplements.   “But given the stress of our modern life, the poor quality of our food [...]

Calcium and Bone Health

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Calcium is an alkaline mineral that is necessary for bone health, but it’s not the only important player in maintaining strong bones. Vitamin D3, Vitamin K2, and magnesium are at least as important as calcium for long-term bone health. We focus way too much on calcium alone for strong bones, when it is actually a [...]

Acid Reflux

Contrary to what most people have been lead to believe, acid reflux is a result of too little stomach acid, not too much. Let me explain…Your stomach produces a few different digestive juices, one of the main ones being hydrochloric acid (which I will refer to as stomach acid). This acid is required to break [...]