Oat bran provides soluble fiber in the form of beta-glucan which provides essential food for your good gut bacteria making it a prebiotic. PRO-TIP: prebiotics are fuel for probiotics and without them probiotics will not thrive in our gut! Oat bran absorbs water and swells in the digestive … [Read more...] about Cinnamon Oat Bran Swirl
It's that time of year again: when one season evolves into another and brings with it a whole new beauty to the day. After living in Texas for the past few years I for one am so welcoming this change in seasons. It is amazing what can be taken for granted if our experiences and exposures remain … [Read more...] about Embracing change and applying it to your life
I spend a lot of time talking with my clients about how toxins in our environment cause damage to our bodies. This damage can manifest as all sorts of symptoms including headaches, weight gain, rashes, brain fog, fatigue, body aches or even issues such as cancer, hormone imbalances, autoimmune … [Read more...] about Is your Beauty Regimen Making you Sick?
This is a new feature at The Moday Center - Every month we will highlight one vitamin or mineral and tell you why you need it it, how much and where to get it in your diet. Also, who really needs to supplement with it, and in what form. This will hopefully clear up some confusion about what … [Read more...] about Vitamin C is the Vitamin of the month
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YYmfM2TfUA So I loved the original Rocky from 1976 and I am looking forward to seeing Creed when I get around to it. In general, I love a story about overcoming obstacles and reaching your goals against all odds. I especially love that every day I can run up the … [Read more...] about When does Functional Medicine fail?
Well, in terms of semantics- no. This may come as a shock to many of my clients as one of my go-to standard tests is a 4 point cortisol and DHEA saliva test. So let me explain, adrenal fatigue is not a medical term, but it's something that we can all understand conceptually and it's much easier … [Read more...] about Is Adrenal Fatigue real?
One of the biggest complaints I hear from my patients concerns their brain function - brain fog, lack of concentration, failing memory etc. Sure many of us around 40 start to get concerned about forgetting where we parked our car, or someone’s name, or - oh yeah, “did I tell you this story … [Read more...] about Hack my brain – 5 Great Supplements for Supercharging Your Brain
Who should be taking care of my thyroid? It's a question we should all ask ourselves. There is much talk about this butterfly shaped gland at the base of our neck, mostly about why things go awry and how this affects us in terms of symptoms. Thyroid disease affects over 20 million Americans, with … [Read more...] about Who should be taking care of my thyroid?