Eliminate Dairy, Gluten and Processed Foods

By eliminating each of these from your diet one at a time, you will see how your body feels without them. For example, if you remove gluten from your diet for 3-4 weeks and then add it back, you will notice how it makes you feel. If you’ve ever given up caffeine for a while, … Continue reading “Eliminate Dairy, Gluten and Processed Foods”

Thyroid

The thyroid not only affects your weight management but also your cardiovascular system, your brain, your digestive system, your liver, your pancreas, your skin and so many other organs and systems. To support your thyroid function naturally increase your intake of vegetables, Brazil nuts (for selenium), sea vegetables (such as nori), and chlorophyll and decrease … Continue reading “Thyroid”

Vitamin D

Vitamin D deficiency is very common in the United States as well as other countries. Being vitamin D deficient can cause more problems than most people realize. It doesn’t seem like something we would have to worry about in the United States, but it’s one of the leading deficiencies in our country. It is now … Continue reading “Vitamin D”

5 Foundations of Health

– five minute read – The foundations of natural health can be broken down into five main components. The 5 foundations:  To maximize brain health  To increase mobility and strength of the spine  To give natural fuel and nutrients to the body  To increase muscle strength and blood flow through exercise  To minimize toxicity in the body This … Continue reading “5 Foundations of Health”

Hello from Friends and Family Health Centers!

Our main goal is to help our patients establish and maintain health throughout their life. This blog is a project we started to bring the knowledge of natural health care to the masses. We want to encourage everyone to be the healthiest they can be, and to be consistent with health goals each day. Our … Continue reading “Hello from Friends and Family Health Centers!”