Do You Really Need a Therapeutic Diet?-11863

Do You Really Need a Therapeutic Diet?

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When should you be wary of a therapeutic diet?? Nutrition can be tricky business especially when it is such big business. Every new (and recycled) diet that comes out seems to promise ageless vigor, vitality, and everlasting life (ok, maybe…
collagen vs. gelatin nutrition faceoff

Collagen Vs. Gelatin:: Nutrition Faceoff

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Ever since posting Gelatine:: The Other Superfood I have gotten a lot of emails and requests for more information on the differences between hydrolyzed collagen and gelatin  (Great Lakes is the brand of choice thus far!).   Many…
What is Leaky Gut and What Can You Do About It?-5740

What is Leaky Gut and What Can You Do About It?

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Leaky Gut, otherwise known as intestinal permeability, is to the 21st century what Smallpox was to the 18th century and while only one is considered a true "plague", they are both no less than raging epidemics running rampant spreading dis-ease…
Serotonin and your food asparagus

Serotonin and Your Food

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Google the word "serotonin " and you are going to be inundated with reasons and ways to boost serotonin levels.  You will hear it called the "happy neurotransmitter" and the "good mood hormone" (which is my personal favorite since, technically,…
serotonin and the gut brain connection

Serotonin and the Gut-Brain Connection

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Trying to make heads or tails of all the chatter about the gut-brain connection is enough to make one want to run screaming from the room. Much information is available leaky gut, gut dysbiosis, IBS, Chron's and Celiac's Disease.  Thankfully,…

How Healthy is Your Gut??

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Would it surprise you if I told you that if your gut isn't healthy, nothing in your body can be healthy? It's no great mystery that candida, IBS, Chron's Disease and "leaky gut" stem from digestive tract issues.  It might shock you to find…
fermented foods and your metabolism

Fermented Foods and Your Metabolism

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Unless you have been living on the moon over the last few years (and I think they MAY have internet on the moon by now) you have heard that eating "fermented foods" are the biggest way to eat your way to health and happiness.  Saurkraut has…
how to cure constipation

Quick Cures for Constipation

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What is it about when things get "backed up" inside that has the power to make us feel everything from under the weather to downright crazy?  Constipation can sideline even the strongest healthiest person.  It's just no fun.  Conventional…

The Candida Myth Busted

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I wrote a little about why the words "I am doing the candida diet" annoy me so much on my Facebook page yesterday and, this morning, was still thinking about it and how I haven't gone deep enough on this site about how this "blanket" diagnosis…
4 Problems with Protein Powder

4 Problems with Protein Powder

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Why I believe you should pass on protein powder.