March 19 2020
In order to heal from any ailment, we must begin by soothing inflammation and restoring balance in our gut.
To do so, we must identify the foods that are fueling inflammation and disturbing balance. This is where the elimination diet comes in.
March 12 2020
Candida albicans is one of the fungi that live within us. There’s nothing innately wrong with Candida – at least in its correct amount. Our good bacteria normally keeps candida in check and balance.
However, if our good bacterias are gone because of antibiotics then they naturally grow over, creating a whole host of issues. A Candida overgrowth causes digestive upset, extreme bloating and weakens our immune system.
March 5 2020
Veganism is a huge and growing international trend, and for good reason. Plant-based diets offer serious benefits to adherents: like reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, improved weight management and protection from Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive decline.
February 27 2020
I’m sure I don’t have to tell you that in recent years more and more people have been adopting a vegan lifestyle. Perhaps you, or someone in your family, are discovering the joys and benefits of eliminating or reducing animal products in your diet. Surely you’ve noticed the explosion of vegan products at grocery stores and you’re probably noticing more and more plant-based meals at restaurants and even fast food outlets.
February 20 2020
We tend to think of parasites as strictly a third world problem while in fact they are common even in western countries. Parasitic infections cause uncomfortable symptoms and can be a contributing factor to serious conditions, yet often go undetected.
February 13 2020
If you’re living with stress, you must learn how to protect yourself from its damaging impacts.
Medicinal plants, known as adaptogens, increase our resistance to stress and sickness.
I want to tell you about 10 adaptogens that you can start using now to restore your strength, enhance your stamina and make you immune to the threats of stress.
February 6 2020
Whether you suffer from vague and generalized conditions like chronic pain, chronic fatigue and depression or are battling a life-threatening illness like cancer, diabetes or autoimmune disease, if you doubt that your doctor can help you at all, you’re not alone.
January 30 2020
Gastroesophageal reflux disease, commonly known as GERD, affects a whopping 20% of Americans! The hallmark symptoms are heartburn and regurgitation of stomach acid.
January 23 2020
We rely on serotonin for a lot more than just a good night’s rest. Serotonin is essential to many bodily processes. Often called the “happy chemical” because it supports wellbeing and happiness, serotonin not only regulates our sleep-wake cycles but also protects us from depression and anxiety, helps us to heal from wounds and infections and even supports our libido! Serotonin also controls how quickly or slowly food moves through our digestive tract.
January 16 2020
The pathways to drainage are a series of processes by which waste leaves our bodies. When our drainage pathways become clogged or stagnant, we are unable to eliminate toxins and waste.