I get many questions from my patients that suffer from GI issues on what is healthy and what should they eat and why. I am a big fan of nutrition through whole foods rather than supplements and I spend a lot of time to educate my patients on the importance of the normal flora and… Continue reading The Importance of Prebiotics
Nutritional Recommendations for Asthma
What is Asthma? Asthma is a condition that affects millions of adults and children worldwide. It effects the way a person is able to breath. Asthma is a narrowing of the airways and causes difficulty with getting air into and out of the lungs. This decreases the body’s ability to get in oxygen (necessary for… Continue reading Nutritional Recommendations for Asthma
So here is the skinny on sugar. The average American eats over 20 teaspoons of sugar a day. This adds up to approximately 142 pounds a year. Too much processed sugar in the diet has been shown to be a big risk factor in many of the western diseases: obesity, cardiovascular disease, arthritis, and diabetes Type II, to name just a few.