How to Lose Weight and Have More Energy: At-Home Iodine Protocol

How to Lose Weight and Have More Energy: At-Home Iodine Protocol

Tired, sluggish, overweight, or irritable? You may have an iodine deficiency.

Iodine deficiency is a major cause of thyroid dysfunction and it’s estimated that 95% of people (based on test groups) are deficient in this important nutrient.

Do you use iodized salt? Read here to find out why that’s a bad idea.

Thyroid Functions
  • increases weight loss if hypothyroidism is present by increasing the basal metabolic rate (BMR); what we think of as metabolism
  • eliminates cold hands and feet and low body temps, temperatures below 98.6 are not normal and always feeling cold are common signs of hypothyroidism and are also important for hormone health and fertility
  • lowers blood cholesterol levels by increasing the breakdown of triglycerides
  • responsible for growth of the nervous and skeletal systems along with human growth hormone and insulin; very important for children
Dosage Guidelines


A Simple Way to Test for Adrenal Fatigue – At Home!

A Simple Way to Test for Adrenal Fatigue - At Home!

Did you know that there’s a quick and easy test you can do at home to determine adrenal fatigue?

As a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, this is one of the tools I use to test adrenal function.

A quick disclaimer before we start: In order to properly diagnose any condition, please see a qualified medical practitioner (preferably by a holistic practitioner familiar with adrenal fatigue).

This simple test can be done with a small flashlight that has a pinpoint focus or penlight, a mirror, darkened room, and your eyeballs.


Eat Local to Reduce Allergies and Asthma

A Simple Way to Reduce Allergies and Asthma Naturally


There’s good news for those looking to reduce allergies and asthma.   […]

How I Stopped a Gall Bladder Attack Naturally

How I Stopped a Gall Bladder Attack Naturally

This morning, I woke up anticipating a productive day of making applesauce, playing princess and racing imaginary horses, then finishing a post on Katie’s tooth healing diet.

Instead, I decided it would be much better to have a gall bladder attack. :insert heavy sarcasm here:

Feeling a bit inflamed and bruised for the past 3 days, it was now heartily twanging at me.

This isn’t my first gall bladder tantrum, but I was pretty clueless about what was happening in the past.

The one time I ventured to the E.R., they treated my middle-of-the-night gall bladder attack as a panic attack. Thanks doc.

Now What?!

The modern witch doctor that I am now, I shunned conventional medical care, grabbed my research books, and hopped on the Internet. There were no signs of acute distress or rupture so no need to rush off to the hospital.

That said, I would have probably headed straight there had I been in the dark about what was happening or how to treat it. It’s pretty scary when your insides are going haywire.   […]