The Dr. K Guiding Wellness Blog: Gut HealthThoughts and suggestions on how you can increase your wellness, infinitely...
The word inflammation comes from the Latin inflammare, to set on fire. In the context of our immune system, heat, redness, pain and swelling form as a reaction to either injury, or a perceived threat in the body.If you’ve ever hit your thumb with a hammer, you can see...read more
If you've done much research on gut health, you already know that antibiotics, even when prescribed and used correctly, can really do a number on your digestive health. While they're killing off the pathogens they were meant to eliminate, antibiotics also rid your...read more
Do you have trouble losing extra weight even though you're exercising regularly and eating healthy foods? Starving yourself to lose weight isn't good for your body, and a super hard-core exercise program may not be the answer, either. These are both extremes, most...read more
GMOs (genetically modified organisms) have genes from another species transplanted into their DNA. This is done to increase production or yield or add some other previously nonexistent quality to the organism. These experimental organisms have so far been mostly...read more
We typically think of using essential oils for their marvelous fragrance, or as a spa treatment. They do these jobs wonderfully well, but plant essences have also been used as medicine for thousands of years. First, it's important to distinguish between essential oils...read more
Your body is designed to digest the food you eat. It creates hydrochloric acid along with various enzymes for just that purpose. So why might you consider taking them as a supplement? Well if you seem to get gas no matter you eat, you often suffer from heartburn or...read more