Germ Theory & Terrain Theory

Germ Theory & Terrain Theory

When it comes to how we get sick, there are two theories: germ theory and terrain theory. (And when I say theory, I mean like how gravity is a theory; not how your aunt twice-removed has a “theory” about microchips in vaccines.) Germ Theory Germ theory is what most of...
Sugar Is Ruining Your Health

Sugar Is Ruining Your Health

We all know that sugar is “bad” for us – but do you know just HOW bad it is for you? Is sugar really ruining your health? Sugar does more than increase your pant size. Sugar can actually damage your entire body. Many of my patients have heard the “Wolverine story” I...
Sugar Detox Challenge: May 2021

Sugar Detox Challenge: May 2021

Welcome to our Sugar Detox Challenge for our annual clean eating contest! The goal: no sugar for one month That’s right! No sugar for one whole month! Not sure what to eat? If you choose foods from this list, you will be on track. Sugar can be very sneaky...
How To Boost Your Immune System

How To Boost Your Immune System

There is a lot you can do to boost your immune system. All of them are important, and missing just one part can decrease your immunity significantly. Sleep Sleep is critical! It is the time of the day when you heal and recover. 70% of adults do not get enough rest at...
Innate Versus Acquired/Adaptive Immunity

Innate Versus Acquired/Adaptive Immunity

Innate immunity is the immunity you are born with. It is nonspecific in its response to invaders. This consists of the first and second lines of defense, like the skin and antibacterial substances (enzymes). Acquired or adaptive immunity is the immune system you...