Insulin Resistance

If we can find insulin resistance, we can prevent diabetes! Most physical exam “preventive lab profiles” check fasting glucose for diabetes screening. Did you know that the body has several mechanisms for maintaining blood sugar balance and that by the time the blood sugar is increased, insulin resistance is well under way? There are 13 markers that my lab utilizes to detect early and late insulin resistance but I will only look at a [...]

Does Cholesterol Really Mean Anything?

I've been working with an evolving lab that evaluates an extensive panel of cardiovascular and metabolic inflammation markers. Over the course of working with this lab, I've learned a very concerning fact: only around 30% of the basic cholesterol panels run show an accurate picture of related risk. My own results have illustrated this picture. Four years ago, I ran a complete panel including these specialized markers, and the picture was grim. Though I've [...]

Electromagnetic Frequencies

Have you ever been in a crowd of people and suddenly felt exhausted? Or after a particular concert felt elated? Sensitive people can perceive moods of other people or toxicity of an environment even upon entering a room. Energy is such a perplexing concept. It’s fascinating and frustrating because it’s hard to pin down. Energy is literally everywhere and makes up everything, including cells, tissues, organs, plants, electronic devices, and [...]

The vFit PLUS

Our Intimate Wellness Device & Its Benefits A guest blog by Coulette Courtion, Founder and CEO of Joylux. Our lady parts change a lot over the years. From puberty to motherhood. Onward into perimenopause and menopause. Vaginas change size and shape. Labias stretch, thin out and turn different hues. Even our moisture levels, odors, and sensations adjust down there. As women, we aren’t given much advice on managing these changes (other than a regular Kegel routine, [...]

Are you getting enough iodine?

Iodine is an essential mineral commonly found in a variety of foods, especially animal products such as shellfish and dairy. It is such an important mineral that in 1924, to prevent the prevalence of goiter in the population, the US recommended manufacturers add iodine to table salt to ensure Americans got enough of it in their diets. Fast forward one hundred years and healthy lifestyle now lean toward plant-based, dairy-free, low-salt diets and a preference [...]

Rocking a month-long cleanse

My friend Renee invited me to participate in her Arbonne “30 day to healthy “ cleanse so I decided to join in the fun. It was a great experience and it gave me new insight into what helps a cleanse be successful. I wanted to share what I learned with you. I realized why some attempts at reset diets or cleanses don’t work and I discovered some critical components to help them work better. Arbonne [...]

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