Probiotics are living microorganisms that when ingested can promote positive health effects to your colon and beyond. Some Health Benefits of Probiotics Restores the integrity of the bowel’s mucosal barrier Prevents microbial translocation Eliminates toxins Produces bacteriocins that inhibit growth of microbial pathogens Modulates intestinal immune system and pH level Enhances the synthesis and bioavailability […]
Prebiotics are soluble nutrients (short-chain carbohydrates) that help promote the growth and reproduction of beneficial bacteria in our gut. These common substances naturally occur in food and include inulin, fructo-oligosaccharide (FOS), and galacto-oligosaccharide (GOS). Inulin and FOS are found in chicory root, Jerusalem artichokes, leeks, garlic, onions, soybeans, oats*, wheat*, rye* and bananas. GOS are […]
Looking for a quick relatively low maintenance dinner that does not require cooking meat? Sometimes you just want something light and easy, this is going to be one you want in your dinner rotation! This is one of Dr. Burkman’s family favorites!
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, here’s a quick look at some newer research on the benefits of chocolate, as well as a delicious vegan fudge recipe to share with those you love!
Many people struggle with digestive issues. Some of the most common symptoms include nausea, upset stomach, bloating, constipation, and reflux. The cause of these symptoms can be hard to pinpoint due to the complexity of the digestive track. Influences include stress levels, eating habits, and the natural processes that happen in the intestines. It is […]
Did you get an Instant Pot for the holidays? Did you already have one sitting on a shelf, but it’s too intimidating? Ours is being used daily and I wanted to share with you some of our favorite recipes! For those who know us, we are gluten free, dairy free and pretty low carb…except when […]
One of the more common complaints in my office is that of women suffering hair loss, also called alopecia. Women often report they notice more hair in the drain after showering or in the hair brush and while there is a normal amount of hair that can be expected to be lost in a day, […]
The holidays are here! Time to enjoy them in a healthy fashion. I hope you made it through the candy-saturated Halloween celebration. Even if you do not celebrate this holiday, you were subjected to the marketing of sweet treats comprised mostly of milk and sugar, with (maybe) a little caramel coloring to call it chocolate. […]