Iodine Essentials 101

Metabolic dysfunction has become a challenge for many patients these days; with 2/3 of Americans overweight, and about half with insulin resistance, it seems none of us have very healthy metabolism anymore.  Included in metabolic dysfunction is hypothyroidism, and unfortunately, mainstream medical professionals tend to only offer a shrug and a pill, sending patients out […]

Breaking Down the Thyroid Basics

As you may know, many diabetics also have to deal with hypothyroidism, a condition where low levels of thyroid hormones cause a myriad of symptoms, including fatigue, cold hands/feet, waking up with a headache that resolves on its own in a few hours, mood swings, feeling depressed, thinning hair or even balding, rough patches of […]

Metabolic Dysfunction

Dealing with metabolic dysfunction can seem overwhelming at first glance, or even after years of the struggle.  Information on the web can be confusing and downright contradictory.  Mainstream medicine offers little support and education regarding steps to take to improve health, and many functional/holistic professionals have their own “personal perspective” often founded in a variety […]

Teresa Reversed Her Diabetes!

I am VERY honored to introduce y’all to a very special friend of mine.  I have known Teresa since our children were in kindergarten together, about 25  years ago.  She recently reached out to KetoNurses, looking for something different.  Here is her story in her words. My name is Teresa, and I live in rural Mississippi.  I am […]

Fiber – Useful or Harmful?

Fiber has been encouraged for many years in the hopes that it would improve gastrointestinal motility, and many products have been sold advocating such use. Fiber has been recommended by all sorts of health care providers, including doctors, nurses, nutritionists and therapists. Is fiber truly helpful, though? Recent independent studies indicate fiber may be contributing […]

What is Vitamin D & Why Do I Need It?

Vitamin D is called a vitamin; it’s often called a hormone. It’s often called a vitamin that acts like a hormone.  So, which is it?  It’s actually all of the above.  Vitamin D is a fat-soluble agent with a chemical structure similar to a steroid.  Which makes sense, as Vitamin D is one of the […]

The Chaos Within

In the last article, we discussed the 3 processes that the body uses to metabolize, utilize, and store glucose. In this article, we will discuss several conditions that occur when those processes become overwhelmed and organs are unable to keep up with their usual functions. First of all, if you haven’t read my “peas and […]

How did I get fat? How did I get diabetes?  How did I get so unhealthy?

My daddy used to love my mama’s peas and cornbread, but watching him eat them was quite fun. Mama usually prepared his plate and took it to his recliner, where he ate on a TV tray while watching the news. Inevitably, he would finish off his cornbread first and still have peas on his plate. […]

Biblical Thoughts on Eating  

From today’s First Five Bible study: “A life without leadership can cause us to worship something or someone other than God. We were created with a desire to worship, and it was God’s plan for us to worship Him. The Danites stole Micah’s idols and carried them to the new land.” Reading through today’s study […]

25 Top Tips to Eat Healthy & Honor God with Our Lifestyle (Part 2 of 2)

Now that we know God has a better plan for our health, how do we find it? What do we do now? How do we get healthier? 1.  Start wherever you are. Making small changes over several weeks can add up to MAJOR health benefits. Some people can go “cold turkey,” cutting out all grains […]