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April 15, 2019

Uncovering the Hidden Symptoms of Thyroid Disease

If you have thyroid disease, you are likely blaming your thyroid whenever you are experiencing constipation, weight gain, hair loss, brain fog or fatigue. However, there are other symptoms that you may not have realized are also related to your thyroid’s under- or over-performance (1)!
April 11, 2019

Update – 7 Proven Ways to Lose Weight with Adrenal Fatigue

Do you know why weight loss is hard? It’s because body fat raises cortisol and cortisol raises body fat. Here’s how you can break the cycle for good. Learn more about your adrenal levels, and find out how to make adrenal fatigue weight loss work for you and your lifestyle […]
April 8, 2019

How To Interpret Your Thyroid Labs

When it comes down to it, you are likely wondering what all your thyroid labs might mean – and what they signify for your health. Today, I am going to do a deep dive to break all of that down for you, and to leave you with a clearer picture […]
April 4, 2019

Updated – Thyroid Nodules: The Full Story and How To Treat Them Naturally

You might not know this, but 40% of women in their 40’s have thyroid nodules. Healing thyroid nodules and learning how to shrink thyroid nodules without surgery is possible, but you need to start by knowing more about it. If you have been concerned about nodules turning into thyroid cancer, […]
April 1, 2019

Understanding Adrenal Symptoms In Women

Due to the change in ovarian hormones, the symptoms of adrenal stress can be different between men and women. The good news is that if the symptoms are caused by adrenal stress and not an adrenal disease, simple lifestyle changes can make all the difference – let’s talk more about […]
April 15, 2019

Uncovering the Hidden Symptoms of Thyroid Disease

If you have thyroid disease, you are likely blaming your thyroid whenever you are experiencing constipation, weight gain, hair loss, brain fog or fatigue. However, there are other symptoms that you may not have realized are also related to your thyroid’s under- or over-performance (1)!
April 8, 2019

How To Interpret Your Thyroid Labs

When it comes down to it, you are likely wondering what all your thyroid labs might mean – and what they signify for your health. Today, I am going to do a deep dive to break all of that down for you, and to leave you with a clearer picture […]
April 4, 2019

Updated – Thyroid Nodules: The Full Story and How To Treat Them Naturally

You might not know this, but 40% of women in their 40’s have thyroid nodules. Healing thyroid nodules and learning how to shrink thyroid nodules without surgery is possible, but you need to start by knowing more about it. If you have been concerned about nodules turning into thyroid cancer, […]
April 1, 2019

Understanding Adrenal Symptoms In Women

Due to the change in ovarian hormones, the symptoms of adrenal stress can be different between men and women. The good news is that if the symptoms are caused by adrenal stress and not an adrenal disease, simple lifestyle changes can make all the difference – let’s talk more about […]
March 25, 2019

How to Make Your Reset Last

If you have worked hard in the new year to get your body back on track, I’d love to help make sure you don’t lose ground.
April 11, 2019

Update – 7 Proven Ways to Lose Weight with Adrenal Fatigue

Do you know why weight loss is hard? It’s because body fat raises cortisol and cortisol raises body fat. Here’s how you can break the cycle for good. Learn more about your adrenal levels, and find out how to make adrenal fatigue weight loss work for you and your lifestyle […]
April 1, 2019

Understanding Adrenal Symptoms In Women

Due to the change in ovarian hormones, the symptoms of adrenal stress can be different between men and women. The good news is that if the symptoms are caused by adrenal stress and not an adrenal disease, simple lifestyle changes can make all the difference – let’s talk more about […]
March 18, 2019

What’s The Deal With Reverse T3?

How much do you know about your reverse T3? Why is it high and how do you fix it? I have answered this to many patients and trained my doctors in good detail on it, but I’ve never written about it in great detail. In fact, it was on my […]
February 11, 2019

Do you have a Leaky Liver?

You might have heard of the term “leaky liver” before, but how much do you really know about it? Well, I would love to help you make a little bit more sense of the term, the science behind it, and what you can do about it today.
February 4, 2019

Helpful Resources for Waist Loss

Dr. Joe Tatta: Healing Pain Podcast – Nutrition Facts And Fiction About Pain Watch Now Learn True Health Podcast with Ashley James – Episode 307: Metabolism Reset Diet Listen Now Dr. Jack Wolfson: The Healthy Heart Show – Waist Loss Not Weight Loss with Dr. Alan Christianson Watch Now
March 28, 2019

Updated – Surprising Danger About Bentonite Clay

Is bentonite clay safe? Can bentonite clay cause cancer? I have heard many people share how bentonite clay has helped their digestion of skin symptoms. It seemed plausible to me at first, but I had never really thought about it.
October 22, 2018

The Dangers of Polysupplementation: Fish Oil

Fish oil is one of the darlings in the world of supplementals. If you are reading this post, there is a huge possibility that you currently take or have taken fish oil supplements. But, the reality is that just like polypharmacy can cause undesirable effects, so can polysupplementation.
September 24, 2018

Do You Have Eosinophilic Esophagitis?

Do you have eosinophilic esophagitis or have you suspected it? If you think you do, or need to be sure, let me give you a clearer understanding of what it is all about (and what you can do to be sure you have it).
August 27, 2018

Should You Be Afraid Of “Clean Meat”?

It has been called the “second agricultural revolution” and I think it may be one of the largest revolutions of our lifetimes. This idea is super important to me, and I think it could really help us all moving forward. Let’s dive into it.
July 30, 2018

Lipoprotein A and Hidden Heart Disease (Updated Research)

You may have heard about cholesterol but what about lipoproteins? They are more tied to genes than lifestyle and can completely change how much cholesterol is safe.
January 19, 2018

Dr. C’s Top 10 Recipes

Hello! In our family, cooking is definitely one of our greatest pleasures. It allows us to spend time with one another, to bond and try new things, and to do right by our bodies. I can’t even begin to tell you how much I’ve enjoyed being able to share delicious […]
January 12, 2018

Shrimp Curry

Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 pound uncooked, deveined shrimp ½ diced Onion 4 cloves Garlic ½ cup “lite” Coconut Milk 1-3 whole Tomatoes – chopped 2 tbsp Tomato paste ¼ cup Red Chili Pepper diced – include seeds (if you need more ‘heat’ you can use more) ½ tsp Garam Masala […]
January 5, 2018

Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sauce Recipe

Serves 4 Ingredients: Red Pepper Sauce: 4-6 Red bell peppers – (unlimited food) ¼ cup of canned ‘light’ coconut milk – (fat) ⅓ cups Sundried tomatoes (dried – not in oil) – (unlimited food) ⅓ Diced onion – (unlimited food) ¼ Lemon, juiced – (unlimited food)
December 15, 2017

Holiday Shake Recipes

Can you believe there are only a few days left of the 12 days of Christianson? For this week’s recipes, I thought you would enjoy 12 Holiday Shake Recipes for a healthy, happy, holiday season! (Because sometimes it’s fun to “shake” things up with your breakfast shake.
December 8, 2017

Dr. C’s Healthy Holiday Eggnog

Ingredients: 1 cup unsweetened flax milk 2 medjool dates, pitted ¼ cup raw cashews ¼ tsp fresh, ground nutmeg ¼ tsp allspice (optional) ¼ tsp butter extract 1 cup crushed ice 1 serving Dr. C’s Daily Reset Shake ( 2 scoops)