Lectins - The Basics

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

What are lectins? ‘Sticky’ proteins found in plants that protect plants from predation but can damage human tissue Why are they problematic? They can damage the gut lining and cause ‘leaky gut’ We have evolved to deal with some high lectin foods better than others Grasses, grain, and bean lectins we are less evolved to deal with

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7 Signs of Inflammation

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Inflammation is one of the biggest, yet most preventable health threats of our time. I call it the “silent inferno.” It slowly simmers, destroying cells and, eventually, your health.

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Gluten: How Does it Effect Your Body?

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

A protein that is found in wheat, barley, and rye, gluten is the substance that makes most breads stretchy and elastic. As the name indicates, this gluten protein acts as a kind of “glue” to hold the bread together. And while gluten is great for making baked goods taste yummy, it is the only protein that is completely unable to be digested by the human body.

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All-Natural & Organic - What The Labels Mean

Monday, April 10, 2017

Many “health foods” have caused the health of Americans and the American health care system to rank at the bottom of virtually every study and survey conducted in the last decade.

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All About The Chia Seed

Monday, April 10, 2017

Although chia seeds have been around for centuries, they have remained somewhat obscure until recent years. Who would have imagined that this tiny seed could make such a big impact?

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Is Gut Testing Right For You?

Monday, March 13, 2017

How do you know if you should test your gut? Here are 12 signs you have an unhealthy gut.

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The Link Between Processed Foods and Leaky Gut

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Studies reveal modern food processing techniques and additives cause food to become more allergenic and create or contribute to intestinal permeability (“leaky gut”) and generalized inflammation involving histamine, mast cells and more.

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Estrogen Dominance – What does your liver have to do with it?

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Estrogen dominance is a term that describes a condition where a woman can have deficient, normal or excessive estrogen...

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