The Link Between Brain Fog and Toxic Metals

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Michelle Tuffs Being exposed to Toxic Metals is inevitable. They are outside, inside and basically affecting our environment every day in ways we don't realize. Toxic metals can be in our food, the water we drink, even the products we choose to buy for our home. They all

The Link Between Headaches and Toxic Metals

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Michelle Tuffs Headaches are such a conundrum! Where did it come from? Something I ate? The way I slept? Stress, anger, diet...these are all go-to's when we have an occasional headache but what if you are prone to headaches more often than most people? The link between headaches

IgG Reactions In Food

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Michelle Tuffs Our immune system is our personal army! Its job is to continually protect us against bacteria, viruses and any potentially harmful organisms. Our body produces cells called immunoglobulins, or antibodies. Five significant immunoglobulins are protecting us but let's discuss IgG in particular. IgG Reactions in food

September 25th, 2018|Categories: Food Allergies|Tags: , , , |

Do I Have A Bug In My Gut?

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Michelle Tuffs What could be more terrifying than learning you may Have A Bug In Your Gut? Could it be a nasty parasite? Pin-worms? Roundworms? And what is a parasite exactly? A parasite is an organism that lives and feeds off another organism. Therefore, all these types of

Vitamin Testing: Why Are Omega 3’s So Important?

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC Did you know that Omega-3 fatty acids are important l to your health and wellness? Do you know why are omega 3's are so essential? The answer is straightforward. It all has to do with your cell membrane. Think of a circle with a round wall around it (your

MTHFR Testing: Do I Need It and Do I Need Folate?

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC MTHFR is the abbreviation for methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase which has a lot to do with folate, folic acid, homocysteine and b vitamins. Several people are concerned and they should be, about whether or not they have a genetic mutation for this necessary nutrient. MTHFR has to do with whether your

What is IgG? – Definition, Deficiency & Blood Test

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Michelle Tuffs Exactly What Is IgG? IgG stands for Immunoglobulin G and is the most abundant type of antibody in all our bodies fluids. This is the first antibody produced to protect against bacterial and viral infections. These antibodies actually remember the germs you've been exposed to before

Can Blood and Saliva Tests For Hormones Show Different Results?

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Michelle Tuffs Ladies...and gentlemen (guys have hormones too!), let's discuss hormone imbalance! This is one area that I've had more experience in one lifetime than I'd ever want. Since I was eleven years old I am sure my hormones were all over the place, and so was I!

How Vitamin Test Kits Work

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Michelle Tuffs As a Western society, we rarely have the vitamin deficiencies that are significant factors in other countries as health concerns. However, particular vitamins are often needed in our diet but are overlooked just because we believe we gain everything we need from the foods we eat.

September 4th, 2018|Categories: Vitamins and Minerals|
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