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Articles about food, food politics, food supply issues, etc.

The Keto Diet:  Incorporating Ancestral Eating Principles To a New Diet post image

Are you surprised to hear keto is compatible with ancestral eating principles? You’re not the only one: most people think of paleo when it comes to ancestral eating. After all, there’s a reason it’s been nicknamed “the caveman diet”. But you can eat keto and… Click to Continue →

My Love/Hate Relationship with Essential Oils and My Favorite post image

Essential oils can be used for many home remedies, personal care and cleaning products in place of pharmaceuticals and commercial products that contain toxic substances. However, since I am chemically sensitive, it is even a challenge to find the oils I can tolerate. I absolutely… Click to Continue →

Love Your Gut Microbiome – Feed It Prebiotics post image

With the emerging microbiome research, we can begin to appreciate the practical clinical applications in using specific prebiotics in order to support specific human microbiota. This is critically important when it comes to figuring out which bacteria are nurtured by which foods (prebiotics) and how… Click to Continue →

The 2 Greatest Threats to Your Health and Microbiome post image

Our modern way of life is geared towards making things easier for us – but with this convenience comes some unexpected side effects. Modern technology has developed many ways to increase food production, package and process food for that quick meal. We now have hybridized… Click to Continue →

Gift Ideas for that Real Food Mama! post image

I always look forward to Mother's Day – not because I sit around all day (what mother can actually do that), but because I do get a gift that always delights and surprises me! Hey guys, here are some of my favorite gift ideas for… Click to Continue →

Ayurvedic 3 Seed Digestive Tea – Cumin, Coriander, Fennel post image

Also know as Prime Tea, as outlined in The Prime by Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary, this simple, home brewed tea has been a life saver for me! I've recently been reading a lot about Ayurvedic Medicine – it really appeals to me and I hope to… Click to Continue →

New Study: How Gut Bacteria Interact with the Immune System post image

We know that much of the immune system lives in the gut, along with the trillions of gut bacteria called the gut microbiome. But how do the two interact? This new study explores that question! It's known that gut dysbiosis, or an imbalance of the… Click to Continue →

Baker’s Yeast (S. cerevisiae) Found to Exacerbate Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) – Another Nod to a Grain Free Diet for Autoimmunity! post image

Much of the focus of the gut microbiome has been on bacteria, but there are also yeasts, fungi and viruses that can affect gut health. In a new study published in Science Translational Medicine, researchers found that the common yeast used in all bread products… Click to Continue →

The Simplest and Cheapest Way to Heal Your Gut post image

Are you ready for the simplest and cheapest way to heal your gut and cure all kinds of conditions like allergies and asthma, and manage autoimmunity better? There is a common thread among the popular healing diets, such as, SCD, GAPS, Paleo and AIP. Actually… Click to Continue →

A Little Known Aspect of Human Anatomy that is Critical for Gut Health post image

Today's conventional medicine mechanistically looks at body parts. There are specialists for every body part you have. However there is one, little known, unifying aspect of anatomy that every doctor should consider. Fascia the Old Years ago when I studied anatomy, fascia was understood to… Click to Continue →

Surprising New 2017 Dirty Dozen from Environmental Working Group (EWG)! post image

Last year strawberries ousted apples as the dirtiest, most pesticide-ridden item on the list. This year strawberries are number 1 again, but, move over apples, now you're number 4! Can you guess which is now number 2? Each year the Environmental Working Group (EWG) analyzes… Click to Continue →

Vitamin D for Autoimmunity – But You Must Take it With This Super Nutrient! post image

Yet another study has shown that Vitamin D is protective of remission of an autoimmune disease. This study showed remission from ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Just a year ago a study published in the United European Gastroenterology Journal found that vitamin D… Click to Continue →

Ginger: The Best Natural Remedy for Menstrual Cramps post image

Ginger has been known to alleviate the nausea from pregnancy and motion sickness for ages. Studies show that it is also great for easing menstrual cramps or primary dysmenorrhea. I wish I had this information when I was menstruating (OK, OK I'm really dating myself… Click to Continue →

Is Amyloid Plaque Really the Culprit in Alzheimer’s and Dementia? post image

Amyloid Plaque has been blamed for causing Alzheimer's. However, all the medications geared towards reducing amyloid plaque are proving to be ineffective – so much so that researchers are beginning to question the relevance of amyloid plaque to dementia and Alzheimer's. Amyloid is the sticky… Click to Continue →

5 Ways to Hack Your Autoimmune Condition post image

Contrary to what medical doctors tell patients, there are plenty of ways to manage an autoimmune condition without dangerous medications. You just need to be proactive and you need to get informed! Our modern lifestyle has fostered a way of living that is damaging to… Click to Continue →