Slowing Down for Shark Week

Slowing Down for Shark Week

We’ve cheekily dubbed our “time of the month” Shark Week. It’s just a way that we can be silly about an otherwise somewhat unpleasant event. (Not to talk bad about periods…they allow us to renew and reset every month!) But as we’ve thought more about this Shark...
Why Milk Thistle is a Detox Powerhouse

Why Milk Thistle is a Detox Powerhouse

Some of you might know that we’re big fans of milk thistle over at Zesty Ginger. As medical professionals that focus on detox health one of the basic tenants of all further functional testing and lab work, we’ve searched the textbooks, internet, and best teachers to...
A Step-by-Step Process for Quitting Coffee

A Step-by-Step Process for Quitting Coffee

If you’ve ever seen Scrubs or Grey’s Anatomy, you know that the medical field runs primarily on coffee.  24 hour shift? Grab some coffee. Got shoddy, pager-ringing, interrupted sleep all night?  Get some coffee. And it doesn’t stop when you’re...
What Your Body Odor Could Be Telling You

What Your Body Odor Could Be Telling You

I’m a big fan of health metrics. As an anesthesiologist, I’m conditioned to love getting data and piecing together what it could be telling me…as a bunch, we’re generally pretty nerdy like that. Health Metrics So when it comes to my own health...
How Dry Brushing Works & More On Lymphatics

How Dry Brushing Works & More On Lymphatics

A while ago, I put dry brushing in the same unicorn-based category as oil pulling. The articles out there on the subject made claims that were wildly broad, that sounded way too good to be true, and–for some–were downright inaccurate. As a result of what...