Food For Thought - Dr. Beth's Blog

How well is your methylation (detoxification) cycle working?

How well is your methylation (detoxification) cycle working?

What is Methylation?  It is a vital process that takes place in every cell and in the vital organs of...
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Re-invent your lunchbox!

Re-invent your lunchbox!

Re-invent your lunchbox for back-to-school time! Wow, what a challenging time we are embarking upon….back-to-school……its definitely a season like no...
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Quercetin!

Quercetin!

Quercetin is a flavonoid found in fruits and vegetables.  It has anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-histaminic properties.  Choosing food from...
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The 411 on the CBC

The 411 on the CBC

Have you ever been told your bloodwork is 'normal', but you still don't feel good?  Or, you know something isn't...
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The benefits of Braggs Nutritional Yeast

The benefits of Braggs Nutritional Yeast

Bragg's Nutritional Yeast is packed with B vitamins, protein and is also a great source of fiber!  It can be...
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Toolkit for health this winter!

Toolkit for health this winter!

Have you started thinking about your arsenal for winter and the impending cold weather?  Sambucus Intrinsic contains elderberry and goldenseal,...
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What is the #1 support for your immune system?

What is the #1 support for your immune system?

Vitamin D is known to play a role in almost every major concern including: Osteoporosis/osteopenia Cardiovascular High Blood Pressure Immune/Autoimmune...
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Why The Face?

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MOOD ReClaimed

MOOD ReClaimed

Adaptogens are a unique class of herbal ingredients used to improve the health of the adrenal system, which manages the...
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Intestinal Permeability

Intestinal Permeability

What is IP?  IP is intestinal permeability....it is the term used to describe the control of material passing from inside...
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Berberine

Berberine

Berberine is a compound found in plants such as barberry, tree turmeric, Oregon grape, goldenseal, yellowroot and Chinese goldthread, among...
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Astragalus

Astragalus

Have you ever walked into your doctor's office to review blood results and you are greeted with the statement, 'everything's...
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Insulin Resistance

Insulin Resistance

Have you heard the term, 'insulin resistance' before?  It has to do with blood sugar control and how your body...
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Having trouble sleeping?

Having trouble sleeping?

You may want to consider having your cortisol levels tested if you are experiencing the following: Insomnia/sleep disturbances Memory loss/”brain...
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pH

The urinalysis is one of the simplest diagnostic tools we can use when assessing your progress on your SHAPE journey....
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Tight junctions

Tight junctions

Tight junctions are located in the intestines and serve as a barrier to allow certain molecules/proteins through; thereby making it...
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What is functional medicine and why is it important?

I am really excited to be integrating more of a functional medicine approach in my practice.  Most physicians use lab...
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Thyroid Function

Complete evaluation of thyroid hormones includes TSH, free & total T4, free & total T3, TPO Ab, TBG Ab, Reverse...
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The ins-and-outs of water

The ins-and-outs of water

Taken from the InBody Newsletter You buy a brand new car.  You’re excited.  You vow to take incredibly good care...
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Just How Important Is Checking The Urine? VERY!!!

Patients actively in phase I and taking the drops need to be monitored closely. It is truly for your benefit...
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Inflammation Is Part Of The Body’s Natural Defense System

Inflammation Is Part Of The Body’s Natural Defense System

Several of you have been asking about 'inflammation', and while we have talked about it privately, the following description of...
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