Lactic Acidosis

Metabolic acidosis is a condition that occurs when the body produces excessive quantities of acid or when the kidneys are not removing enough acid from the body. If unchecked, metabolic acidosis leads to acidemia, i.e., blood

Your Beautiful and Important Thyroid

T he thyroid is a vitally important hormonal gland that plays a major role in the metabolism, growth and maturation of the human body. Part of the endocrine system, it helps to regulate many

Are you eating too much fruit?

I realize it’s the middle of summer and just about every fruit worth eating is in season. Peaches are perfectly ripe and berries are bursting with flavor. When I hear what people eat, I often hear

7 Essentials Your Body Needs: Part II

Dietary Fiber Dietary fiber or roughage is derived from plants. There are two kinds of fiber known as “soluble and insoluble” (there are 5 distinct noted sources). Fiber = Balance Fiber is a true daily

7 Essentials Your Body Needs Part 1

  There are 7 essentials that you should consider replenishing each day: Vitamins and Minerals, EFAs (Essential Fatty Acids), Enzymes, Probiotics, Fiber, Protein/Amino Acids, Antioxidants. There are a variety of foods and supplements that provide you