Drink tea, not juice! While it may seem that orange juice would help, the spike in your blood sugar levels that it causes actually distracts your immune system. Better to drink tea, perhaps with raw honey, when you want to boost your immune system. Green tea, licorice tea, Throat Coat tea (by Traditional Medicinals […]
‘Tis the Season for Colds and Flu With all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, we become more susceptible to catching a cold or the flu. And yet being sick is the last thing we need with so much to do…or when we finally have time off from work. I’m going to share […]
Gluten sensitivity can lead to mysterious, frustrating, or even painful symptoms. A simple change to your diet can change the entire internal body environment, including immune function and hormone balance, and allow the body to heal itself.
In practice over the past 10 years, the most common question related to food intolerances is “what is the difference between food allergies and food intolerances?” For me the answer brings me back to a research project and presentation on food intolerances that I completed during my residency at Bastyr University. Food allergies (as classically […]