Debunking Diabetes FDN
The diagnosis of diabetes can be devastating.  Type 2 Diabetes is a serious epidemic that afflicts more than 29 million people in the United States today.  It is the 7th most common cause of death.  Science has come a long way in helping us to understand the cause, treatment, and prevention of the disease, yet there is still a staggering amount of misleading, outdated, and incorrect information in circulation. It might sound horrible, but your
Osteoporosis Its NOT a Bone DiseasePart 1
Bone is one of the strongest materials found in nature. Ounce for ounce, bone is stronger than steel, since a bar of steel of comparable size would weigh four or five times as much. One cubic inch of bone can in principle bear a load of 19,000 lbs. or more — roughly the weight of five standard pickup trucks — making it about four times as strong as concrete. With a substance so strong making up
Why Be a Functional Health Coach FDN
Why Be a Functional Health Coach? We’ve grown accustomed to conventional medicine. Spending a few minutes with a doctor and leaving with a script for a prescription, hoping it will alleviate a symptom. Or, perhaps leaving the office having heard that everything looks normal and you’re healthy! Only to be driving home with the nagging question, “If I’m healthy, why do I feel so lousy?” We’ve become a little numb, a little misguided in what
Surprising stuff hiding in your food
Food It fuels our bodies and minds, stimulates our senses, and keeps hunger at bay. Food has become so much more than a source of nutrition. Food can be a source of pleasure, but can also be a source of pain. When used correctly, food can be the most powerful medicine. Unfortunately, some foods can also be poisons. Wait a minute…poison in our food? Don’t we have government agencies to ensure that our food is
Osteoporosis Its NOT a Bone DiseasePart 2

August 12, 2015

Osteoporosis – It’s NOT a Bone Disease, Part 2

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In Part 1 of this series, we discussed how humans are naturally built with bones that rival even the strongest man made materials like steel and concrete. Yet today, over 45 million Americans suffer from osteoporosis – and its getting worse. Today, we’re going to look beyond the bones themselves to find out the cause of these brittle bones. Identifying the Real Problem From the FDN perspective, osteoporosis is not THE problem – rather, it is a response