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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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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Dr. Nicola’s Approach to Weight Loss

There are many factors that go into the regulation of weight and body composition. Dr. Nicola works to find the underlying causes of weight gain, and rebalances the body so that it regulates its own healthy weight. Examples of underlying causes of weight gain include: Low thyroid function Imbalances in adrenal hormones (cortisol) Cellular toxicity and sluggish liver function Stress (through its impact on hormones and neurological circuitry) Imbalances in brain chemicals Candida/ yeast overgrowth Food sensitivities and gluten intolerance […]
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