In our busy lives, it is easy to take our metabolism for granted. Dr. Doni talks about how to tell if your metabolism is struggling and what to do about it.
Excess carbohydrates and sugar lead to cholesterol and weight gain, explains Dr. Doni Wilson, which is why balancing blood sugar levels every day is so important. When you go to the doctor and get a cholesterol reading, you may be cautioned against eating high-fat foods. But very little fat from foods becomes cholesterol in your […]
A patient asked a great question: “How can my digestion have anything to do with my metabolism? I don’t even have digestive symptoms!” A perfect example of how our bodies are intricately connected – is Leaky Gut. The walls of the intestines should only allow nutrients and water to cross – we definitely wouldn’t want […]
One part of the body that is most affected by stress is the brain. Research shows that nerve cells in the brain shrink (or grow) under stress, and then return to normal when the stress resolves. Under major stress (and potentially ongoing stress), however, sometimes the nerve cells don’t return to normal, which can lead […]
I think of snacks as mini-meals. Otherwise you risk having your snacks be a carbohydrate fix that sets you off on a blood sugar roller coaster. So instead, think protein, along with healthy fats and fiber! a couple slices of hormone-free turkey rolled around an 1/8th of an avocado a few bites of left over […]
Lately, when people ask what it is that I do, I describe myself as a medical detective. I look for the root cause; the common denominator amongst a conglomeration of symptoms. That is what we are seeking after all, isn’t it? An understanding of the original instigator or instigators, the removal of which can allow […]
Lately, when people ask what it is that I do, I describe myself as a medical detective. I look for the root cause; the common denominator amongst a bunch of confusing symptoms. That is what we are seeking after all, isn’t it? An answer and real understanding of what caused these mysterious symptoms and how […]