A Healing Homemade Bone Broth Recipe

A Healing Homemade Bone Broth Recipe

Bone broth is a traditional food which in our modern age is not often made or consumed on a consistent basis, but we should return to this traditional food due to the amazing benefits of minerals and collagen and their actions at preserving a healthy GI system. 

Long and slow cooked broth made from organic bones (such as turkey, chicken and beef) will be rich in a vibrant array of minerals because the bones themselves are highly mineralized. A well-made bone broth will give your body bio-available forms of calcium, phosphorous, magnesium, sodium, potassium, sulfate, and fluoride. Minerals are an essential raw material component which supplies each cell with co-factors for them to carry out their unique function. Minerals must be consumed through the diet as although they are essential for cellular function, the body cannot make these minerals. Continue reading “A Healing Homemade Bone Broth Recipe”

The Role Of Bacteria In Your Gut

The Role Of Bacteria In Your Gut

One of the least discussed yet most important functions of the human body is maintaining balanced bacteria in your gut, also referred to as gut microbiome or probiotics. Your digestive tract has millions upon millions of bacteria that need to work together to help break down food, improve your immune system, and much more. In addition, research shows that the microflora in the body impacts a variety of other systems throughout the body.

Your gastrointestinal tract contains both beneficial bacteria and harmful bacteria. The beneficial bacteria in the gut help with digestion and seek to destroy the bad bacteria in the body. The bad bacteria in the gut come from environmental toxins, bacteria in the soil and bacteria in the foods you eat. Continue reading “The Role Of Bacteria In Your Gut”

The Importance of Nutrition for Athletes : Dr Kim's Blog

The Importance of Nutrition for Athletes

The Importance of Nutrition for Athletes

The number of athletes is growing daily. There are approximately 36 million people who run on a regular basis in the United States. Manhattan, NY boasts that in 2010 there are about 200,000 people who ride their bike every day! These numbers are truly amazing and will continue to grow with the popularity of triathlons, marathons and cycling events just to name a few. The participation in and the number of club sports teams for basketball, hockey, baseball, softball, tennis and volleyball continues to grow every year. With these growing numbers of participants comes a growing need for better nutrition and orthopedic care and even personal fitness programs. Continue reading “The Importance of Nutrition for Athletes”

Cold and Flu Season Tips to Support Your Immune System : Dr. Kim's Blog

Cold and Flu Season Tips to Support Your Immune System

Cold and Flu Season Tips to Support Your Immune System

The dreaded cold and flu season is upon us with a vicious flu strain sweeping the nation.  The number of children and adults who have been hospitalized is downright frightening.

Many people have been left wondering what they can do to keep themselves and their families healthy this year. We have heard the general recommendations and cold and flu season tips like; wash your hands, stay home if you are sick, cover your mouth when you cough, etc.  While these are all helpful, you should also take a proactive approach to support your immune system so it will be stronger when coming in contact with these very contagious germs. Continue reading “Cold and Flu Season Tips to Support Your Immune System”