Persistent low back pain? Neck and shoulder pain that won’t go away? You have been to lots of specialists and you still get migraines? Hard time finding out why you have extreme fatigue despite getting a lot of sleep and blood tests coming back normal? Hard time with focus and concentration...brain fog? Or maybe you aren’t sleeping and you’re hanging on by a thread everyday. Is your gut uncomfortable? Bloated, diarrhea and/or constipation? Skin problems that won’t go away? Have you … [Read more...]
Gluten-free Diet: Truth Behind the Trend?
On September 20, 2018, Global News did a news story called ‘The gluten-free diet: the truth behind the trend’. The story was meant to debunk the myths of a gluten-free diet. The problem with this story is the journalist did not dig deep enough into the real science behind gluten intolerance or what a gluten-free diet really is. The readers and viewers were fed some inaccurate information. The truth is that gluten really isn’t healthy for anybody and can extend beyond gut … [Read more...]
Refined Sugar Can Cause Osteoarthritis
Do you get regular knee pain, hip pain, or low back pain? Your diet could be the culprit. A new study from the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) found that osteoarthritis (OA) could be caused by excess sugar and starch in your diet despite your weight. (1) "We know increased body fat elevates risk, but we haven't appreciated as much how diet itself affects the disease risk," said Tim Griffin, Ph.D. "These findings give us new clues that there can be significant dietary effects … [Read more...]