Being your own detective – How to identify food intolerances

Here are some more specific instructions for identifying food intolerances, understanding the types of reactions to look for and the role of food intolerance in leaky gut and disease. Please contact our office if you want to discuss this further.

SP Post-Purification Guide

Food Intolerances

Food Reactions

Leaky Gut Slides

Inadequate Sleep as a Risk Factor for Obesity

A 2005 study done at Columbia University showed that the less sleep the subjects got, the more likely they were to be obese. Those who got only four hours or less of sleep a night were 73% more likely to be obese than those getting seven-nine hours per night. Similarly, those sleeping five hours per . . . → Read More: Inadequate Sleep as a Risk Factor for Obesity

Beyond Calories and Exercise: The Influence of Gut Health and Environmental Chemicals on Obesity and Diabetes

The incidence of diabetes and obesity is a global health crisis. In the Unites States (U.S.) alone, 11.3% (25.6 million) of all people over the age of twenty have diagnosed or undiagnosed diabetes. Another 35% are estimated to have pre-diabetes and it is recognized that 11% of these will develop type 2 diabetes each year . . . → Read More: Beyond Calories and Exercise: The Influence of Gut Health and Environmental Chemicals on Obesity and Diabetes


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Goals & Strategies

When we use the terminology “goals” and “strategies” in our task oriented culture, we often collapse the meaning and use both words interchangeably, typically focusing on the “how-to’s” of strategies. In reality, the goal is where you are going and the road is the “how-to” of getting you there.

The Merriam-Webster dictionary . . . → Read More: Goals & Strategies

Baked Whitefish

From Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon


1 1/2 lbs filet of whitefish such as sole, whiting , cod, or turbot juice of 1 lemon 1/2 – 1 tsp sea salt pinch of cayenne pepper (optional) 1 TBSP snipped fresh herbs about TBSP butter


Place fish in a buttered baking dish. Sprinkle with lemon . . . → Read More: Baked Whitefish

Sweet Potato Cauliflower Soup

Ingredients 1 large head cauliflower (the one I used was at least 7″ in diameter) grape seed oil for drizzling Few dashes of garam masala which is a mixture of black & white peppercorns, cloves, cinnamon, black & white cumin seeds (optional) 3 medium to large sized peeled sweet potatoes, cut into 1″ pieces 1 . . . → Read More: Sweet Potato Cauliflower Soup

Lemon Iced Tea



8 cups water 3 caffeine free orange pekoe tea bags 1/2 cup agave (add more to taste as needed) 1/2 cup lemon juice


In a large sauce pan, heat water to rapid boil. Remove from heat and drop in the tea bags. Cover and let steep for 1 hour. In a . . . → Read More: Lemon Iced Tea

Jerk-Spiced Shrimp


1 TBSP agave/honey 1 TBSP paprika 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp ground red pepper 1/4 tsp ground thyme 1/8 tsp ground allspice 2 TBSP grape seed 1 1/2 lb peeled and deveined large shrimp Sprayable grape seed oil


Prepare grill to medium-high heat. Combine the first 7 ingredients. Combine . . . → Read More: Jerk-Spiced Shrimp

Winter Lentil Soup

From Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon


4 leeks, cut just below the “leafy” part 1 bunch kale 1 28-oz can whole tomatoes, drained OR 1-28 can crushed tomatoes 6 cups chicken broth 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into a 1/2 inch dice 1/2 cup lentils 1 TBSP fresh or dried thyme 2 tsp . . . → Read More: Winter Lentil Soup

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