Gluten and Brain Function

GLUTEN AND “LEAKY BRAIN”: how gluten contributes to cognitive decline. It is no secret that diet and nutrition are key for good health, and for a healthy brain. There is a profound difference in outcomes and health levels for those who adhere to a strict diet, versus those who eat whatever they like. Those who are careful about what they put into their bodies experience lower levels of pain and inflammation, more energy, more even keeled emotions, and better brain […]
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Injectable Nutrients Now at RestorMedicine

We’re doing shots at RestorMedicine! It’s always five o’clock somewhere, so we’re doing shots all day long! Come in and experience a health and energy boost with injectable vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants. Injectables are a great way of taking in nutrients for a couple of reasons 1. You can get higher doses via injection than could be taken orally without experiencing side effects. For example, too much magnesium would cause diarrhea if taken in capsule or liquid form. […]
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Gluten Intolerance

Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, oats, and barley. There is more and more awareness now of gluten being a troublesome protein for humans to digest. Especially in the west, gluten is found in so many different foods and is hidden in different forms, so our bodies are constantly being bombarded with it. Further, wheat and other gluten-containing grains have become more genetically modified, which makes it a more dangerous grain to eat. Gluten intolerance mostly affects people […]
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Diets for Lyme Disease

Navigating the most appropriate diet for a Lyme disease patient can be difficult, but good nutrition is such a crucial part of any treatment regimen that it is well worth addressing. Lyme disease is an illness caused by bacteria that is typically transmitted via ticks, but may also be spread via lice, fleas, mosquitos and other insects. I believe that maintaining optimal nutrition is crucial for Lyme disease sufferers, but there is limited information on what people should eat, and […]
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Lyme Disease Diet and Lifestyle Factors

Tips for Nutrition and Lifestyle to Heal From Lyme Disease   Drink 2L daily of clean, filtered water – helps to flush out waste material Reduce foods that cause inflammation – gluten, dairy, any foods with IgG intolerance Diet should comprise mostly of lean, organic proteins, fruits and vegetables, healthy fats such as olives, avocado, coconut, flax oil Ensure adequate fiber to sweep/ detox bowels – flax seed, psyllium Minimize sugars, caffeine and saturated fats Sleep – maximize sleep before […]
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Naturopathic Medicine, Nutrition and Neurofeedback for Lyme Disease

Dr. Nicola’s 3N Program for Lyme Disease Lyme disease is a complex and multi-factorial illness, affecting all systems of the body.  It is so much more than a simple bacterial infection, as it impacts hormone balance, digestive function, cognitive function and many other systems within the body. Dr. Nicola recognizes the complexity of Lyme disease, and the tremendous impact it can have on a person’s life.  Many chronic Lyme patients have had careers impacted, family lives strained, personal goals put […]
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The Three Pillars of Health and Disease

The Three Pillars of Health and “Dis”ease:  in simple terms In today’s medical environment, it is increasingly difficult to wade through the myriad of information available and decipher exactly what is involved in achieving optimal health.  Most Americans have some health problems, many of which are medicated, but not actually treated at the root cause level.  In other words, the symptoms are being treated, but not the underlying cause of disease. In my experience working with a wide range of […]
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Role of Nutrition in Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

THE ROLE OF NUTRITION IN THE TREATMENT OF ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurological syndrome which is characterized by distractibility, impulsivity and restlessness. Theories vary as to whether it has a hereditary basis, if it is a psychological disorder caused by parenting styles or environmental factors, or whether it is caused by societal factors such as teaching styles in schools and the impact of television. The role of nutrition in ADHD has been […]
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