Top 10 REAL Reasons Why We Get Fat…And What To Do About It – Part I of 2

Why is America so fat? Everyone seems to have an opinion on this: “we don’t exercise enough”, “our portions are too large”, “it’s the fast food companies”, “we eat too much processed foods”, “everyone lacks self-control”. All these points have some validity. But the REAL reason so many Americans struggle with weight-gain and obesity isn’t […]

The MTHFR Folate Myth—What your doctor isn’t telling you

The effects (or perceived effects) of MTHFR genetic mutation are something we address in practice every day. I say “perceived effects” because in truth, it is one of THE most hyped up, over-complicated, and misunderstood conditions out there. Discovered during completion of the Human Genome Project, this genetic mutation is believed to be associated with […]

Is Coconut Oil Healthy After All?

The recent American Heart Association recommendations on saturated fats ripped through the news headlines like a hot knife through butter: “Coconut Oil Isn’t Healthy; It’s Never Been Healthy”. In the moments and days to follow, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media outlets were ablaze with heated debate over American favorite “alternative” oil. At the clinic, […]

Why Preventative Medicine Doesn’t Work…And What To Do Instead

To Learn More about Thermography Join Us on April 17, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Merritt Wellness Center 5750 Balcones Dr #106 Austin, TX 78731 Register Now at Eventbrite This isn’t the first time I’ve brought up the limitations of what we know as “preventative medicine”. From the overuse use of invasive diagnostic and imaging […]

Weighing in On Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis—Hype or Silent Epidemic?

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, an autoimmune condition in which your immune system attacks your thyroid, has become the “disease du jour” for good reason…thyroid conditions like Hashimoto’s and its close relatives: hypo and hyperthyroidism, are rampant in the United States population, particularly for women, and are highly under-diagnosed by conventional medicine. What’s worse, if you’re “lucky” enough […]