Depression Is An Inflammatory Disorder

With all the gun violence in the world today, I can’t help but wonder how much our environment plays a role in the mass murders and senseless killing we hear about nearly daily.    As I listened to the NPR...

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It’s Not WHAT You Eat

It’s HOW you eat. Have you ever considered how you eat? I know we spend a lot of time thinking about what we put in our mouths but not so much about how we eat it. In fact, this could be the...

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Portable Veggies

A big part of my mission is to get you all to increase your intake of fruits and veggies, which can be challenging for many people to do. Vegetables are magic in my book. They contain so many phytochemicals...

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Are Your Junctions Tight?

Intestinal permeability is no longer a novel concept. We are all well acquainted with leaky gut but what does that really mean? Picture a row of cells on your gut lining held tightly together with a glue called Zonulin. In...

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How Probiotics Can Prevent and Cure Cancer

Researchers have shown that various types of intestinal bacteria might play a role in both causing and preventing obesity as well as other conditions and diseases. Now, a UCLA study* suggests that it could also potentially be used to...

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Chew Your Food to Optimize Digestion

Sometimes I like to watch other people eat. A little strange but quite fascinating. Do they chew just few times then gulp their food down? Do they slowly and methodically chew each mouthful? See if you can count how...

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Glyphosate and How it Affects Our Gut Health

If you've been following my blog the past few weeks, you'll know that I've been talking about glyphosate and how it affects our health. Glyphosate the active ingredient in Monsanto’s RoundUp is sprayed across the planet in increasing amounts...

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