I’ve never been one to get overly excited about the latest and greatest “superfood” being pushed. It seems that much of the hype around the nutritional benefits of particular foods is really just clever marketing techniques. So, when I first heard about Moringa oleifera I...

While recently treating a new chiropractic patient with a neck injury, the patient happened to mention a few other ailments that he’d been dealing with for some time. The first was an ongoing right knee problem from two prior ACL surgeries and the second was...

Diminish Dust!  Step 5 in reducing toxic exposure involves reducing your dust. Toxins are very easily transported into homes through windows, vents and on the bottoms of our shoes and pets feet.  According to the EWG “One recent study by the Silent Spring Institute identified...

Reducing Toxic Exposure Clean out your cleaners- Step 4 of reducing toxic exposure involves common household cleaners. Ironically, sometimes the products that we use to clean our homes are actually exposing us to more harmful chemicals than the spills and messes we were cleaning up! According...

Rethink those toiletries- Step 3 of reducing toxic exposure often goes unnoticed and resides in your bathrooms. Shampoos, hair dye/sprays/styling products, makeup, perfumes, skin creams, toothpaste, deodorant and other toiletries often contain ingredients such as phthalates, parabens, fluoride, propylene glycol, formaldehyde, lead, mercury, aluminum, sodium...

Filter your water- Step 2 of reducing toxic exposure involves one of our most basic elements for survival- water. Unfiltered water has been shown to contain traces of a number of unregulated chemicals including arsenic, fluoride, chlorine, lead, copper, mercury, trihalomethanes (chemicals created when chlorine...

Hippocrates once said "All disease begins in the gut." Much of that still holds true today in regards to gut health and the microbiota. I never imagined that I would be this fascinated with intestinal bacteria at this point in my professional life, however, I also...

Lately I’ve been having an increasing number of patients come to my office seeking guidance in the area of food sensitivities. Many have heard about the simple blood tests that help to uncover food allergies and sensitivities. I’ve devoted a great deal of time to...

In this column I plan to discuss the Paleo Diet from a physician's perspective. I first heard about the Paleo diet around 2009, and over the years my appreciation has grown from an interest in this ancestral way of eating to a newfound look on life....

In the Kremer household, I serve some form of bone broth at least once per week as part of a main meal and often consume leftovers in the meals following. While homemade bone broth is recommended for all individuals hoping to maintain a high level...