Nothing Woo Woo about this Doctor

Published on May 16th, 2018 | by DrKaayla

Is there a connection between cancer and autoimmune disorders? Do bone broth, collagen, cartilage and other supplements that target connective tissue help?   Dr. John F. Prudden’s research certainly suggests so, and there was nothing woo... Read More


Can you regenerate your cartilage?

Published on March 8th, 2018 | by DrKaayla

Most people believe it’s inevitable for cartilage to go downhill with aging, and that regeneration is improbable if not impossible. Cartilage, after all, doesn’t have its own blood supply to bathe damaged tissue and provide factors... Read More


A Kick Ass Flu Remedy

Published on February 22nd, 2018 | by DrKaayla

There’s a major  flu epidemic out there. Even people who don’t ordinarily get sick have found themselves seriously ill this winter with incapacitating headaches, fevers, nausea, stomach pain, diarrhea and/or vomiting. It’s been so bad that... Read More


Are Gizzards an Offal Idea? 

Published on February 5th, 2018 | by DrKaayla

“Ewwwww!” I can feel the push back already! But gizzards are considered a delicious treat in many cultures. The price is right, they are nice and chewy, and are the perfect paleo-compliant snack. I grew up... Read More


Painful Sex? Pelvic Pain? It’s Not All in Your Head

Published on January 14th, 2018 | by DrKaayla

Painful sex. It’s a symptom — along with burning, stinging, itching and swelling — of an agonizing condition known as vulvodynia. That’s the medical term for persistent pain at the vaginal entry, upper thighs, and buttocks,... Read More


Do holiday parties get you gluten-ed? 

Published on December 26th, 2017 | by DrKaayla

Stressed out at the thought of staying gluten free at holiday parties, family get togethers and on the road?  If you are on a gluten-free diet — and that’s a good policy for most of us... Read More



Published on December 19th, 2017 | by Merri Taylor

Santa knows The Naughty Nutritionist® is a sucker for anything that might help us live long, lustily, wisely and well. Because many of you have asked me what Santa should bring you this holiday season, I’ve... Read More


Legacy of a Health Warrior

Published on July 26th, 2017 | by DrKaayla

My friend and colleague, Dr. Ron Schmid, died quietly in his sleep Thursday, July 20, 2017, at the age of 71. I want to honor him today by sharing stories of his courage, integrity and the... Read More


Souper Foods for Wound Healing

Published on June 21st, 2017 | by DrKaayla

The top food for wound healing is soup, not readymade supermarket canned or packaged soups, but old-fashioned homemade bone broth. A South American proverb claims “Good broth will resurrect the dead.” Although that is surely an... Read More


The Wishbone, Backbone and Funny Bone

Published on November 29th, 2016 | by DrKaayla

Ready to get healthy? “Trade your wishbone for a backbone and get to work.” That good advice came from one of my mentors, the late Hazel Parcells (1889-1996), who vanquished terminal illness and lived to the... Read More

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