I’ve made the argument before that some supplements may be necessary even if you’re nourishing your body with a nutrient-dense, whole-foods diet. Some nutrients are challenging to get through food alone, especially if you’re not digesting food optimally or you’re struggling with a chronic disease that increases your need for particular nutrients. I recommend wise supplementation for many of my patients, and I have seen the benefits of supplementation in my own life as well.… Read More
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One of the most contentious issues in the Paleo nutrition community is whether dairy products are health-promoting or disease-causing. On one end of the spectrum you have Loren Cordain and his group, who claim that dairy is not fit for human consumption for two reasons: 1) because it’s a neolithic food and not part of our evolutionary heritage, and 2) because of proposed physiological mechanisms by which dairy causes harm when consumed. On the other… Read More
The role of vitamin D in promoting strong bones, a healthy immune system and cardiovascular health and protecting us from cancer is becoming increasingly clear.
Recent research has demonstrated the essential role of vitamin K2 in promoting optimal health. Unfortunately, K2 has been badly misunderstood for many years.