Heart Health

Heart Health

The month of February brings attention to the heart with both Valentine’s Day and Heart Health Month. But the reality is, we should be thinking about heart health all year long. And one could also argue that we should be letting loved ones know they too are...
The Many Benefits of K2

The Many Benefits of K2

When I think about vitamin K2, I think how it’s beneficial for both heart and bone health. K2 helps to get calcium to the places where we want it – bones and teeth, and away from places where we don’t want it – soft tissues and arteries. While...
Adaptogenic Herbs

Adaptogenic Herbs

Adaptogens Whether you are traveling or staying home, the holidays are a great time to connect with friends, share a meal with family and enjoy all the festivities of the season. This is also the time of year when we can experience an increase in stress, sugar and...
What are Functional Medicine Tests?

What are Functional Medicine Tests?

Functional Medicine refers to getting to the root cause of symptoms or challenges, as opposed to a band aid approach which often just masks symptoms. The Allopathic Medicine model is to diagnose and treat with prescription medicines, or surgeries. And sometimes it is...
What about Supplements?

What about Supplements?

In an ideal world we would get all of our nutrients from our diet. But because our soil is depleted and we each have unique biochemical needs, supplements can be beneficial. I always like to review with clients their current supplements – what are they taking,...