Last week, I completed  “Integrating Functional Medicine with TCM,” a two-year course with Dr. Jake Fratkin. It was well worth my time.  He brings over 40 years of practical, clinical experience into the classroom whereby we examined the best approaches to modern illnesses such as IBS and Leaky Gut. My take away? Your gut health is the foundation of all health.  Whether you suffer from migraines, hormonal imbalances or in-Fertility, how well you are digesting and assimilating nutrients is the foundation of your vitality. Continue reading 

There is so much information and so many products to chose from in the world of probiotics, prebiotics and now, synbiotics. How do you know what you need, if you need and what you need? You may also think that you are getting enough good bacteria in your diet, life and gut because you eat yogurt & sauerkraut regularly.  Unfortunately, that is really not the case. If you are having any digestive issues (gas, bloating, aches & pains, constipation, etc.), it may be caused from  a lack of good bacteria in your GI system. Because the health industry is so competitive, it’s hard to know what products to trust & take. Do not worry, we have taken the stress out and did the research for you regarding the best possible pro/pre and synbiotic companies on the market. is a worthwhile & very affordable investment in your health. You can auto-ship your monthly supply. It’s affordable and well-researched. Listen to the co-founders Podcast interview which can be found easily doing a google search. is an “ecosystem of scientists, doctors, innovators, entrepreneurs, storytellers, technologists, environmentalists, moms, dads, thinkers, activists, artists, translators, dot connectors, writers, professors, and poets from around the world.

“Together, we’re pioneering the inquiry, application, and communication of microbiome science to improve human and planetary health”.  Seed is an innovative company committed to delivering you the bacteria you need to maintain a strong immune system and therefore optimal digestive system.  According to them, 

  “In the coming years, bacteria will impact almost every aspect of our lives, radically transforming our approach to medicine, hygiene, diet, and our daily choices. We built Seed—an ecosystem of scientists, doctors, entrepreneurs, and translational storytellers from around the world—to steward the future of probiotics for both humans and planetary health.”  Thank you for the founders of to make improving our health a whole lot easier. You can purchase Seed at Life Source Acupuncture/Jennifer Waters directly or order with this discount code: WatersLight15 to receive 15% off your first order.  A 3 month monthly subscription is recommended to experience the benefits. After that, you decide! Remember, eating, digesting and eliminating should be pain free, without gas, bloating and burping. Your stools should be well-formed, easy to pass and honestly, not smell:). Carry on, chew well, enjoy eat bite and hopefully, enjoy the view while you are at it.