Methylation Issues and You

Basically methylation occurs when the body converts one substance into another by donation a methyl group.  These methyl groups are the ‘on-off’ switches for cellular activities. This continuous process is […]

Melatonin – More than a Sleep Aid?

In June 2013, melatonin supplementation was found to reduce pain associated with endometriosis. Forty females with endometriosis between 18-45 years of age received 10 mg melatonin daily or a placebo […]

Iodine Part One: Iodine and Thyroid Health

Most of us think of iodine as a topical antiseptic agent used to prevent skin infections. Iodine also has many critical functions inside the body, one of which is to […]

Vitamin D and You

Almost 70% of North Americans are deficient in Vitamin D. As we visit the shortest, coldest days of the year, consider getting a Vitamin D blood test. The 25-hydroxy vitamin […]

Eat Nuts and Live Longer!

Tree nuts and peanuts are nutrient dense foods high in unsaturated fatty acids, high-quality vegetable protein, fiber, minerals, tocopherols, phytosterols, and phenols. Because they are so nutrient dense, nuts are […]

Breast Cancer Prevention and Treatment – A Natural Approach

Prevention Recent studies are investigating the role of Vitamin D in cancer prevention. Up to 98% of women diagnosed with breast cancer are also Vitamin D deficient, (while almost 70% […]