Hashimoto’s Disease

Hashimoto’s disease is named after Hakuro Hashimoto, a Japanese surgeon working in Berlin, Germany who first described the disorder in 1912. It is an autoimmune disorder that destroys thyroid tissue, rather than a thyroid disorder. It is the most common cause of...

The Best Nutritional Approach for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is often called the invisible illness because of its difficulty to be diagnosed.  Fibromyalgia comes from the Latin for FIBRO meaning supportive tissue, MYO for muscle and ALGIA for pain. It is a complex syndrome with no known cure. The most common...

The Endocrine Loop

Endocrine System Information When I sit down with certain clients, I use this paper to help understand the endocrine system. First part of the loop is the hormone producing organs or cells- to name a few of them: ovaries, adrenals, thyroid. Second part of the loop are...

Tahini Dressing

This is very easy to make, and tastes great on salad, salmon or vegetables. 2 TB Sesame Tahini Juice of 1 lemon wedge 1 garlic clove minced Pinch of salt Water   Mix the ingredients, then add water to get the texture you...

Tomato Free Chili

Here is Cheri’s tomato free chili recipe. 2 cups pinto beans or eye of goat (www.ranchogordo.com) 5 cups water 1 cube savory beef broth 3 TB butter 1 onion sliced 3 garlic cloves 1 zucchini (shredded) 1 lb grass-fed ground beef 2 TB savory chili lime seasoning...

Macular Degeneration

The macula is in the center of the retina, (the layer of tissue on the inside back wall of your eyeball) and is the portion of the retina that is responsible for fine vision. In macular degeneration, a hardening of the arteries that nourish the retina occurs,...

Nutrition for Hyperthyroid/Graves’ Disease

Hyperthyroid / Graves’ Disease – The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland at the base of the throat. It regulates metabolism, body temperature, heart rate, muscle strength and mood. In the case of hyperthyroidism, also called thyrotoxicosis, the thyroid produces...

Alfalfa: The Most Alkaline Plant Food

Alfalfa: The Father of All Food Alfalfa has been called a Mineral Bouquet, Father of All Food, King of the Plant World, Nature’s Healing Miracle, and Poor Man’s Medicine by herbologists, biologists, chiropractors and biochemists. Alfalfa has been cultivated for 2,000...

Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids (leiomyomata) are non-cancerous growths that develop in or just outside a woman’s uterus. Uterine fibroids develop from normal uterus muscle cells that start growing abnormally. As the cells grow, they create a benign tumor. Uterine fibroids are...

How to Prepare and Recover From Surgery

                                        1 Week before Surgery (Recovering From Surgery) Eating a well-balanced organic diet without sugar, refined carbohydrates and alcohol will help prepare the body for a swift recovery. Drink purified water, and follow a strict...

Coffee: To Drink or Not to Drink?

Coffee Benefits – Coffee is a very confusing and controversial topic. There are many studies and reports that often contradict each other, however after analyzing all of the current research, it appears that whether coffee will be of benefit or detriment will...

Neuropathy

Neuropathy is formed from a disease, inflammation or damage to the peripheral nerves, more specifically to the axon or myelin sheath of the nerve, which connect the central nervous system to the sense organs, muscles, glands and internal organs. This effects...