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The “Biotic” Trio: Prebiotics, Probiotics & Postbiotics

The “Biotic” Trio: Prebiotics, Probiotics & Postbiotics

Research has consistently shown that a healthy and diverse microbiome is important for good health. Our gut microbiome consists of different microbial species—such as bacteria, yeast, fungi and archaea—that populate the lining of our intestinal tract. Some are...

Food Marble

Food Marble

The Food Marble breath tester and app will help you find the foods that work for your digestive system. It is a personal breath testing device that can measure levels of hydrogen and methane, much like a mail-in SIBO breath test kit. Food Marble can help us better...

Tips for Tummy Troubles & 5 Facts About IBS

Tips for Tummy Troubles & 5 Facts About IBS

We decided it was a good time to put together some resources for you on digestion! For starters, we have received several calls from friends and clients who currently have the stomach bug! Viral gastroenteritis, or the tummy bug, is one of the most highly contagious...

Do Your Eating Habits Swing Like a Pendulum?

Do Your Eating Habits Swing Like a Pendulum?

Some of my clients swing between two ways of eating, like a pendulum swinging from one side to the other. On one side of the pendulum is overindulgence—eating unconsciously, overeating and feeling a lack of control. At some point they get tired of eating this way...

Hygge: What It Is and How It’s Helping Me to Embrace Winter

Hygge: What It Is and How It’s Helping Me to Embrace Winter

For all of my life, my ideal weather has fallen into a very narrow range: I get too cold when it’s below 70 degrees and I don’t like it to be much hotter than 85. Of course, it also goes without saying that it should be clear blue skies and sunny 🙂 (This is when most...

Helping Our Patients & Clients Affected by the Fires

Helping Our Patients & Clients Affected by the Fires

It will take us all some time to process everything that happened on December 30th. Collectively, our community has endured so much in these last two years, and the last few weeks have been incredibly challenging. We can feel the collective grief in the air. However,...

When Your Battery Runs Low…

When Your Battery Runs Low…

Has the battery on your cell phone ever dipped below 20% and you didn’t have a charger and wouldn’t be home for quite some time? What did you do? Did you begin to conserve your power by not checking email or social media? Set your phone to airplane mode to preserve...

Our Favorite Things 2021

Our Favorite Things 2021

If you are new to our community, I started writing my "Favorite Things" back in December of 2007. And each year since then, I (and eventually we) have highlighted some of our favorite things from the past year. Some may be little, some may be lavish...but to make the...

Support Plan for Respiratory Viruses

Support Plan for Respiratory Viruses

Many of you have asked us about the supplements that we are personally taking these days. We wanted to share a list of some of the products and practices that we have researched and implemented.  If any of these interest you, please discuss them with your own health...

Change…and The Story of the Pot Roast!

Change…and The Story of the Pot Roast!

As each year begins to wind down, it’s natural for many of us to take inventory of the past year and start thinking about the changes we hope to make in the year to come. As I recently thought about what it takes to create change, I remembered a story I heard a long...

Does the Technology that Connects Us Also Control Us?

Does the Technology that Connects Us Also Control Us?

Over the last few years, whistleblowers and ex-employees of top social networking companies have begun to shed light on the dark sides of social networking sites. Profits Over Protection Just last week Frances Haugen, a former data scientist at Facebook, testified...

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