Natural Treatments for Diabetes

Natural Treatments for Diabetes

Posted by on Jun 8, 2016 in Blog

The clinicians at the Benchmark Clinic have treated an increasing number of patients with Type II Diabetes (DMII) this year. While the trend is disturbing, what’s really gotten my attention is fact that these patients have typically seen multiple doctors before coming to us, and most of them have never been given sound dietary advice. […]

Neurotransmitters and Mood

Neurotransmitters and Mood

Posted by on Jun 8, 2016 in Blog

Depressed      Normal Brain chemistry and the gut: I have written before about the gut-brain connection when it comes to mood disorders, and much exciting research is being done today about the complex web of brain chemistry relating to human psychology and health. Mood disorders such as chronic depression, anxiety and phobias all reflect the delicate […]

Fibromyalgia—Is it Treatable?

Fibromyalgia—Is it Treatable?

Posted by on Jun 8, 2016 in Blog

Fibromyalgia is more commonly diagnosed today than ever before. In the past, it was used only as a diagnosis of exclusion, which is doctor-speak for “we don’t really know why you’re sick but this is the best explanation we have for your symptoms.” Fibromyalgia is not considered a disease; we call it a “syndrome,” but […]

What is Optimal Nutrition?

What is Optimal Nutrition?

Nutritional Support for Recovery from Illness and Injury When we eat foods that are colorful, fresh, hydrating, and free of artificial ingredients, we provide our bodies with all the necessary nutrition to build, rebuild, and maintain our structural integrity. When we get hurt, or one of our internal systems is disrupted, the nutrients in whole […]

What is Nutritional Medicine?

What is Nutritional Medicine?

Nutritional Medicine for Recovery from Illness and Injury When we eat foods that are colorful, fresh, hydrating, and free of artificial ingredients, we provide our bodies with all the necessary nutrition to build, rebuild, and maintain our structural integrity. When we get hurt, or one of our internal systems is disrupted, the nutrients in whole […]