Our Top 5 Blog Posts of All Time

2021-05-12T21:11:50+00:00May 12th, 2021|

At The Care Group, patients come to us with a wide range of issues-many of them have lost hope. We utilize a functional medicine approach to search for the root cause of the problem, use natural treatments whenever possible, and look at how all the organ systems interrelate. We focus on four areas to try [...]

The Nuances of Dietary Supplements

2021-04-06T14:56:16+00:00February 3rd, 2021|

Did you know the FDA regulates dietary supplements (often referred to as nutraceuticals) as food and not in the same way they regulate pharmaceuticals?  Why is that an important point to make?  Because you must rely on the supplement manufacturer to impose their own quality standards.  Choosing high quality, professional pharmaceutical grade supplements is [...]

The Importance Of Liver Function

2020-07-16T21:47:31+00:00January 7th, 2020|

Learn about The Importance Of Liver Function Weighing in at around 3 pounds, the liver is the largest organ in our body and one that carries out hundreds of metabolic functions. The liver takes in nutrient-rich blood from the digestive system and processes the nutrients to supply cells with them when needed. It also [...]

The Autoimmune Epidemic

2020-07-16T21:58:16+00:00December 3rd, 2019|

Dr. Guillory shares his opinion on why autoimmune diseases are on the rise. In this presentation, you will learn: - What is an autoimmune disease? - What is the economic impact of the current epidemic? - What is celiac? - What causes autoimmune diseases? - Does diet really matter? - How likely are you [...]

Blue Light Filter Glasses

2021-03-01T19:45:53+00:00October 11th, 2019|

Updated: March 1st, 2021  This might be the single most important tip I could give all of my patients. Read on to learn more. An estimated 50 to 70 million Americans suffer from insomnia, restless leg syndrome, and other chronic sleep conditions. Packed schedules filled with multi-tasking, countless hours of exposure [...]

Dietary Fat: Friend or Foe?

2022-03-04T05:35:07+00:00September 19th, 2019|

Dietary fat has been a controversial topic for many years. Most of us grew up avoiding saturated fats like eggs and red meat because we were taught they raise our cholesterol levels and cause heart disease. However, current research shows that healthy fats have many benefits. First, let’s understand the difference between a healthy fat [...]

Eat Local This Summer

2020-07-16T22:18:48+00:00August 8th, 2019|

Where to find the freshest food in Colorado Heading into the summer months is a great time to consider the benefits of eating local. We live in a time when most foods are available to us year-round. But does this benefit us? Let’s consider a few reasons why eating local is a great option for [...]

What to Eat While Traveling

2020-07-16T22:21:57+00:00August 8th, 2019|

Summer often results in a shift from our normal routine - with kids out of school and vacations, it’s a challenge to maintain a healthy diet. Too many changes in our eating can result in a recurrence of old symptoms and/or just not feeling optimal. Whether you take a trip or go on an outing [...]

Beyond Food Allergies: The Range of Food Reactions

2022-05-13T04:35:57+00:00June 24th, 2019|

Updated: 5/12/2022 One in 13 children in the United States has a food allergy, which equates to approximately 2 in every school classroom. What’s even more shocking is the dramatic increase in food allergies over recent years: according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), food allergies among children increased by about 50% between 1997 [...]

High Intensity Health: An Interview with Mike Mutzel

2020-07-16T23:15:52+00:00June 24th, 2019|

Imagine driving to work while learning habits that will improve your mental clarity; working out at the gym while getting tips for a ketogenic diet; watching your child’s soccer practice while learning how to curb your addictions; or washing dinner dishes while listening to strategies to sleep more soundly through the night. All of these [...]

Normal Digestion 101 The Basics

2020-07-17T03:39:25+00:00May 9th, 2019|

Digestion works like a giant food processor, using both mechanical and chemical means to break down the food you eat into nutrients suitable for your body to use. The digestive system consists of the alimentary canal and its related glands and organs. The alimentary canal is a hollow tube some twenty-seven feet long which goes [...]

Protect Your Heart – Donate Blood!

2020-07-17T04:25:48+00:00January 16th, 2019|

We have known for decades that donating blood can offer protection against heart disease. A 1998 study of almost 3000 middle-aged men in Finland reported that blood donors had an 88% reduced risk of heart attack when compared with non-donors.[1] Since that landmark study, recent research has revealed even more cardiovascular benefits of donating blood. [...]

Is Antibacterial Soap Harmful?

2020-08-25T16:45:13+00:00May 12th, 2016|

Updated: Apr 26, 2019 ANTIBACTERIAL SOAPS DISRUPT HORMONE FUNCTION I previously posted an article describing a patient who developed thyroid abnormalities after routine use of antibacterial soaps. The key ingredient in these soaps, triclosan, is an example of an endocrine disruptor—an environmental compound that disrupts hormone function in the body. Now, these antibacterial soaps [...]

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