Collagen Boosting Nutrients That Aren’t Bone Broth

Collagen Boosting Nutrients That Aren’t Bone Broth

Collagen Boosting Nutrients That Aren’t Bone Broth

By now, we’ve all heard the buzz around bone broth – it has many health benefits, like delivering an array of essential minerals, but its most distinctive benefit is providing collagen. Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body and its uses are many.  As natural health expert, Dr. Axe explains in detail, collagen enhances health in numerous ways, from helping to heal leaky gut, to improving skin and nail health, to reducing joint pain. Continue reading “Collagen Boosting Nutrients That Aren’t Bone Broth”

The Importance of Self Care : Dr. Kim's Blog

The Importance of Self Care

The Importance of Self Care

The medical model of mainstream western medicine is a model based on sickness – and not health. Now don’t mistake, it’s incredible when you are acutely sick or injured, when the issues are infection and trauma. But today we are dying from cancer, heart disease, and the side effects of pharmaceutical drugs themselves. We are struggling with an epidemic of chronic disease, which we’re attempting to treat by suppressing the symptoms, rather than resolving the deeper, underlying causes. Continue reading “The Importance of Self Care”

Four Ways to Increase Your Fiber Intake : Dr Kim's Blog

Four Ways To Increase Your Fiber Intake

Four Ways to Increase Your Fiber Intake

Think adding fiber to your diet means you have to add kale to every meal?  Think again.  Here’s our favorite suggestions…

1.  Eat more fresh fruits and veggies

Fruits and vegetables contain both soluble and insoluble fiber, along with many nutrients.  Depending on your diet commitment level and the reason you’re increasing your fiber intake, this may be a good option.  Visit your local farmer’s market, start juicing, or just make some changes in your meal plans.  Add avocado or sweet potato.  Do some research into the fiber content of various foods and make some simple swaps. Continue reading “Four Ways To Increase Your Fiber Intake”

Say Cheese! And It Might Actually Be Good For You : Dr. Kim's Blog

Say Cheese! And It Might Actually Be Good For You

Say Cheese! And It Might Actually Be Good For You

Over the past decade, the amount of misinformation coming out of the FDA that has been debunked is alarming.  Whether it was that fat is bad.  Or that sugar was better than fat.  Or that artificial sweeteners were healthy.  So it should come as no surprise that a recent study is finding that cheese may actually be good for you.  

 Just an ounce (about a slice) of cheddar cheese will run you 9 grams of fat and 180 mg of sodium. It’s also high in saturated fat and cholesterol, and for a long time these stats put cheese automatically on the “bad” list.  But should it be?  Continue reading “Say Cheese! And It Might Actually Be Good For You”