Maca: One Sweet Superfood

Maca is one of those foods that can be shrouded in controversy… Is it a goitrogen? Will it mess with estrogen metabolism? Hey, I just don’t do superfoods! But let’s back it up and see where we can introduce a little goodness with a sprinkling of this powerful root. What is maca? Maca is a…


Glycation, Sugar and Aging

Sure, we all know that sugar consumption and dysregulated blood sugar can wreak havoc on the body and brain. Yet there are other serious physiological consequences from high sugar intake, some of which are hard to detect until it’s too late. Let’s take a moment to understand glycation and how sugar leads to both AGEs…


Understanding the Dawn Phenomenon

It’s not uncommon to say one size doesn’t fit-all in relation to shoes, jeans, or even a dietary recommendation. This is especially the case when a client comes our way with a set of concerns that takes some of our favorite foods (literally) off the table. Recently in the FxNA Clinic we met with a…