Immune Boosting Supplements

Our immune system protects us from harmful agents like bad bacteria, parasites and viruses. When functioning properly, the immune system identifies a variety of threats, distinguishes them from the body’s own healthy tissue and fights them! More complicated than that but you get it. However due to our lifestyles, environmental exposures, virus mutation etc sometimesContinue reading “Immune Boosting Supplements”

Breast Cancer and Obesity

My grandmother would have been 82 years old this week, but sadly in 1985 she passed away due to breast cancer and I honestly don’t remember her, I wish I did (everyone talks so nice about her) I was a toddler when she passed away, but for what I see in pictures she was aContinue reading “Breast Cancer and Obesity”

Inflammation and its impact on our health

At its most basic level, inflammation is an acute response triggered by tissue injury due to trauma, chemicals, stress, and infection among others. It is supposed to be a healthy way of your body to protect itself, which we called it Acute inflammation. Although there is also Chronic inflammation, which is a dangerous, out-of-control immunologicalContinue reading “Inflammation and its impact on our health”

Grocery shopping

Going shopping for healthy products can sometimes be overwhelming. There is so much behind what the label really says. We could spend hours in a place reading all the labels, ingredients etc trying to find the most appropriate for our needs. In another post I will go in more detail about the hidden names andContinue reading “Grocery shopping”

Healthy Tksgiving!

Besides been grateful for the past year, experiences, loved ones, we also associate Thanksgiving Day with FOOD! To the degree of getting the famous food coma. Pies, Turkey, casseroles, mashed potatoes, gravy, eggnog… Here I share some side dishes healthier options for Thanksgiving, less guilty food coma? MASHED PURPLE CAULIFLOWER 1 medium purple cauliflower, cutContinue reading “Healthy Tksgiving!”

Toxic Mold

Toxic Mold Syndrome (TMS) is associated with allergic reactions that mimic other diseases. Respiratory symptoms such as wheezing, coughing, watery eyes, and skin irritation are the predominant symptoms. You can also experience, extreme fatigue, joint pain, vertigo/dizziness, itchy eyes/skin, sore throat, weight changes, mood swings, depression, anxiety among others. Mold is also known to causeContinue reading “Toxic Mold”

Why Try Functional Medicine?

For some people this may be the 1st time reading about Functional Medicine, although it has existed for decades and have had great results. Lost of people have try it when is their last resource and often mentioned “I wish I knew about this before”The difference between conventional medicine and functional medicine is that inContinue reading “Why Try Functional Medicine?”

Functional Medicine

Functional Medicine model is an individualized, patient-centered, science-based approach that empowers patients and doctors to work together as a team to address the underlying causes of a disease and promote optimal wellness. It relies on a detailed understanding of each patient’s genetic, biochemical, and lifestyle factors and leverages that data to direct personalized treatment plansContinue reading “Functional Medicine”