Author: thedoc

Dairy: A Cause of Iron Deficiency in Children?

Iron deficiency in children is often overlooked until an event (i.e. seizure, fainting with emotional exacerbation (crying), eating dirt, chronic infections) occur that force a parent to take their child to be evaluated by a doctor.  And even then, many times their primary care doctor will overlook iron deficiency, all the while the child suffers.   […]

Goat Whey Recipes

Want to save calories and carbs? Try goat whey in your recipes. You can use goat whey in more than just smoothies. You can also use it as a substitute for flour in baked goods. Activ Goat Whey ProteinĀ is a highly digestible, non-denatured, low allergy whey protein food from goat milk. Chocolate Protein Balls 1/2 […]

Iron deficiency without anemia vs. Iron deficiency with anemia

What is the difference between iron deficiency without anemia and iron deficiency with anemia? Iron deficiency is when you do not have enough iron. This is best demonstrated via a blood ferritin test.  Ferritin is the storage depot for iron. A ferritin below 30 is generally considered iron deficiency.  Most people will feel their best with […]

The many benefits of the supplement NAC

There’s been so much discussion lately about NAC that I thought it was worth highlighting the benefits of the supplement NAC. This simple amino acid has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, antiviral, and anti-cancer properties. NAC supports glutathione production If you have been around the health accumulation camp, then you’ve probably come across N-acetyl Cysteine also more […]