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...]
Live Pain Free
Do you have a hard time getting out of your chair because of your right sided low back pain? Are you getting severe headaches and migraines that are causing you to miss work and enjoy your family? Can’t sleep because of your throbbing aching frozen shoulder? Has that sciatic nerve pain of yours put you down for the count for the second time this year? Have you lost hope that your chronic pain will ever go away? Or have you just chalked it up to “getting older”?
Masking your pain with medications isn’t going to solve the underlying cause of your pain. Although there is a place for pain medications, prolonged use of these drugs are dangerous. When you understand the underlying cause of your pain you can treat it more effectively and get your life back.
There are many natural ways to treat your pain that are safer and more effective than drugs. Treating the underlying cause of your pain naturally will help get you well and keep you well.
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...]
Another migraine headache. You’re tired of curling up in a ball in a dark room all day. Head pounding, sick to your stomach. Another missed day of work. You’re also tired of taking medications for your migraines and worried about the long term side effects. You have heard about the ketogenic diet from friends who are using it for weight loss. You’re wondering if the ketogenic diet could also help with your migraines. What is the ketogenic diet? The ketogenic diet, or keto diet, is a … [Read more...]