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From the Desk of Dr. Len

Is Red Meat the Problem?

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
What I want to talk about is the differences, in the composition or the ratio of omega 3’s and omega 6’s fatty acids in red meat that is conventionally raised versus ‘free range’ feeding. I’m not going to talk about taste, because that is subjective, w ..

What Your Typical Crohn’s, Colitis or Irritable Bowel Patient Won’t Hear

Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Yes, diet and stress have an impact on their gut. Unfortunately, most of these patients aren’t also hearing that there are some nutritional approaches that include diet and supplementation that could be very helpful. What they should be hearing or what some are wonderi ..

Why Chiropractic?

Thursday, October 01, 2015
It was Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, who said about 2,400 years ago, “look first to the spine for disease.” One of the biggest reasons why a think Hippocrates believed that, is because every muscle, organ, gland and nerve in your body runs through your spinal ..

Can You Be Healthy and Over-Weight?

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Let’s not confuse health with fitness – they are two separate things! Recently there have been some articles stating that you can be healthy and overweight. Whether that is true, is probably different for everyone. First, remember that your body is like a chain,  ..

Why Digestive Enzymes?

Thursday, September 17, 2015
First of all digestive enzymes are different than probiotics, so don't get confused, because you may benefit from one or both of them depending on your current level of health and or diet. If you're struggling with bloating, gas, indigestion, heartburn or any other dig ..

Why a Heart Rate Monitor

Tuesday, September 08, 2015
The reason you need a heart rate monitor is that most people do their Aerobic Workout Wrong….or at the wrong pace for their current level of fitness. An Aerobic Workout is supposed to be easy, stress reducing, low to moderate low intensity. So, unless  ..

Why Probiotics?

Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Did you know that more than 50% of your immune system is located in your gut? And if your digestive system isn’t functioning properly there is a good chance your overall health is in a weakened state. The ‘good’ bacteria as it is often referred to does more th ..

Why Omega 3's - Fish Oils?

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Simply put we eat too many saturated fats in comparison to unsaturated fats, which is what the omega 3’s are. This throws off the balance of saturated to unsaturated fats. One of the big reasons why that’s important is because saturated fats promotes or creates inflammation, w ..

More Stress = More Rest

Monday, August 24, 2015
Whether you know it or not, exercise is a form of stress and the more intense the workout the more stressful it is on the body. That being said, if you are taxing your body with additional stress because you workout or started a workout routine – you need to make sure too increa ..

Can Hormones Effect Your Workout

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Yes they can! Hormones can affect your Workouts and Results. The first thing you need to realize is that when you exercise you activate your stress hormones. These are your fight or flight hormones, cortisol and adrenaline. The important thing to understand  ..