Costa Rica Palm Trees

Renew & relax in Costa Rica

Join me and Dr. Elson Haas in Costa Rica in 2019 to learn about Healing from the Inside Out! I’m excited to announce that I, along with Dr. Elson Haas, doctor of Integrative Medicine, Family Physician & Author, will be hosting a special retreat in Costa Rica from February 7th through the 11th at

Beer-and-Wine

Do I Have a Beer Allergy or Wine Allergy?

Allergens like sulfites, histamine, pesticides, and fining agents could be hiding in your favorite drink. Karen Lin isn’t much of a drinker but she does enjoy the occasional glass of wine. When she does, real problems begin. “My throat closes up and my face puffs up when I drink wine or beer,” she says. “It’s […]

Milk-and-Lactose

The Difference Between Lactose Intolerance & Milk Allergies

How to identify and treat dairy allergy and lactose intolerance symptoms. If you have a dairy allergy, chances are you’ve heard this question many times: So, you’re lactose intolerant, right? Those with dairy issues commonly encounter confusion over milk intolerance and milk allergy. Over the years, I’ve received questions from relatives who can’t understand why […]

Saying-No-to-Gluten

Just Diagnosed with Celiac Disease: Now What?

Get these 10 tips to gluten-free success for the just-diagnosed celiac. If you’ve just been told that you or a family member has celiac disease, it’s likely your head is spinning with information overload and you’re in a daze of disbelief. A celiac diagnosis isn’t the worst thing but it can feel like the end […]

Over 25? Time to take collagen!

If I could go back in time to the younger me, I’d shout to myself: TAKE COLLAGEN EVERY DAY! Collagen is an important part of nearly every system in the body, not just the skin, hair and nails like some may think. Collagen is in your

Soy-Sensitivity

Soy Sensitive Symptoms

A guide to soy allergy and intolerance. Elizabeth Arbogast’s third child, Julia, was a fussy baby. She had colic and was often crying. Nothing would soothe her. Julia’s apparent discomfort usually occurred shortly after each breast-feeding, which prompted Arbogast to pay more attention to what she had eaten before the infant nursed. “Whenever I had […]