Gluten Free Delicious Cupcakes

Posted by on Jul 12, 2011 in Blog, Food, Recipes | 0 comments

3 eggs 1/4 cup coconut oil, liquified 1/2 cup coconut milk, room temperature 1/2 tsp vanilla 4 drops stevia extract 1 TBSP granulated Xylitol 1/4 cup coconut flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt Optional-Shredded, unsweetened coconut for garnishing For the cakes: Preheat oven to 350F and line 6 muffin tins with paper liners. In a medium bowl, beat eggs well. Stir in coconut oil, coconut milk, vanilla and stevia. In a smaller bowl, sift together coconut flour, baking powder, salt and xylitol. Stir dry ingredients into wet and mix well. If batter seems too thick, add a bit more coconut milk...

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The Difference between Food allergies, Food sensitivities and Food intolerances

Posted by on Jul 12, 2011 in Blog, Food, Food Allergies, Food Intolerance, Food Sensitivity | 1 comment

All too often, the connection between ingested foods and subsequent symptom-picture is overlooked. The most common of these symptoms include: * Fatigue * Headache * Bloating * Indigestion * Constipation * Nasal congestion * Eczema * Behavior problems * Poor memory And to dispel the common misconception that food has no bearing on disease development, there are a number of studies linking asthma, autoimmune conditions, cardiovascular disease, depression, hypertension, infertility, rheumatoid arthritis, and more to our diets. Currently, there is much debate regarding the subject of food and how...

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Thyroid Disorders

Posted by on Jul 12, 2011 in Blog, Tests, Thyroid | 0 comments

TSH: “the gold standard” for diagnosing thyroid disorders only detects 20% of thyroid imbalances. 1 in 8 women suffer from thyroid disorders. Dr.Holtorf, featured in this video is a pioneer in treating such disorders that other doctors simply dismiss as Menopause, being too fat, or simply being Female. Make sure you get a full thyroid panel and see a specialist like Dr. Eva Cwynar or Dr. Dominique Fradin-Read. I can help you navigate thyroid disease! Often, the adrenals or our “stress organs” are at the root of a thyroid disorder.  By performing a saliva test of...

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How Hormones can Impede Your Weight Loss Goals

Posted by on Jul 11, 2011 in Blog, Hormone Balancing, Tests | 0 comments

Maybe you have noticed that even with your increased exercise and regimented healthy diet, your weight loss and body shaping efforts seem to be slower—or not happening at all. What else can you do? Perhaps your diet is perfect and your workouts are burning fat and re-sculpting but you still have “bra fat” or “muffin tops”.  Sure, a muffin top sounds delicious, but we know it isn’t very pretty and could be a major health hazard as well. Women that have excess body fat stored in the belly or abdomen area (apple shape body type) could have low or high estrogen, high...

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Grain Free Strawberry Shortcakes

Posted by on Jul 11, 2011 in Blog, Food, Recipes | 1 comment

¼ cup sifted coconut flour 3 tablespoons butter, melted 3 eggs 3 teaspoons Xylitol ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon vanilla ¼ teaspoon baking powder 1/8 tsp fresh squeezed lemon Method Blend together butter, eggs, honey, salt and vanilla. Combine coconut flour with baking powder and whisk into batter until there are no lumps. Pour batter into greased muffin cups. Bake 400F for 15 minutes. Serve topped with fresh strawberries and whipped cream. Makes about 6 cakes. Topping 16oz Organic Fresh Strawberries 1 tsp Xylitol 1/8 tsp fresh squeezed lemon Method Prepare strawberries and mash all...

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8 Important Reasons To Have Your Adrenal Function Evaluated

Posted by on Jul 11, 2011 in Blog, Tests | 4 comments

1. Energy production Abnormal adrenal function can alter the ability of cells to produce energy for the activities of daily life. People who have a hard time rising in the morning, or who suffer from low energy throughout the day, often have abnormal adrenal rhythms and poor blood sugar regulation. The maintenance of a stable blood sugar level depends on food choice, lifestyle, adrenal function and insulin activity. The Adrenal Stress Index™ panel measures stress hormones and insulin, to help ferret out the causes of fatigue, cravings and obesity. 2. Muscle and joint function Abnormal...

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