Author: Dr. Leat Kuzniar ND

First let me tell you why you should care and then we’ll get into the nitty-gritty of methylation: A breakdown in methylation significantly increases the risk of a huge number of health conditions from osteoporosis and cervical dysplasia to cancer, depression and anxiety, ADHD, birth defects,...

I can’t believe it’s back to school time already! The fall/ winter months are notorious for viral and bacterial illnesses. Unfortunately, many over the counter cold medicines are designed for adults and may be unsafe for kids. Here are my top 3 supplement recommendations for...

The Power of Essential Oils Essential oils are very powerful medicine. They can be potent, effective, and fast-acting. They should be used with some caution (particularly internally). In this month’s newsletter, we’ll explore three such oils and some new research pointing to benefits which could be...

July 28th is Hepatitis Awareness Day Did you know: The most common liver disease in the Western World is a condition called Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). More than 20% of Americans have fatty livers. Both NAFLD and Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis (fat in the liver along with...

June is Cataracts Awareness Month. It is estimated that up to 70% of Americans aged 75 and older will have significant visual impairments as a result of cataracts. Clearly, we all need to be more aware! This month’s newsletter will focus on some interesting facts regarding...

It turns out that changing behaviors is not just about setting goals it’s about changing our consciousness and awareness. When it comes to behaviors we don’t perform too frequently, changing our attitudes can motivate change. In these cases, knowledge is definitely power. For example, you...

Much of my practice centers around clinical nutrition- I help my patients to change their diets and use nutritional supplements to affect physiological (and sometimes emotional) changes. I am a huge proponent of healthy eating. New research into the area of “epigenetics” tells us that...

I recently read a journal article which both surprised and inspired me. In this Newsletter, I’d like to share the findings of some scientific studies regarding the tremendous impact of positive thinking on health. A positive outlook on life has physiological effects. Positive attitudes have been...

Turmeric is an orange-yellow powder used commonly in many cuisines. Americans commonly come into contact with turmeric in curries and when slathering mustard on their hotdogs! It is also used to produce yellow dye for cosmetics and textiles. Turmeric has been used medicinally in India...