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Your Gut & Cortisol

Your gut contains trillions of microbial bacteria as well as yeasts, parasites, viruses, protozoa and archaea. It is more than 80% of your immune system. So, what does that have to do with the brain? Everything! The gut bacteria produce mood-regulating neurotransmitters that affect the chemistry of the brain and, ultimately your moods. Cortisol (corticosterone) is one of the 20% …

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Is Something Bugging You?

Have you ever felt a tummy upset that never quite went away? Perhaps bloating or occasional pains? Perhaps something is bugging you and you have picked up parasites. And, not just parasites, but also viruses, bacteria, and fungi are living organisms that are found all around us every day. They exist in water and soil, and on all surfaces, pets, …

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Are You Risking Your Health?

Are you risking your health with poor eating habits? Do your eating habits include too much sodium, processed meat, sugar-sweetened beverages, sugary sweets, junk food and unprocessed red meat? If so, insufficient intake of nourishing foods and high intake of these poor nutrition foods, may have adverse effects on your health. These problems include obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart …

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Where Does Anger Go?

Feeling angry? It is normal for us to feel anger for one reason or another, from time to time. However, becoming angry frequently or constantly for a duration of time may have ill effects on your body, especially the liver. Yes, the liver, according to Chinese and Ayurvedic medical practices, is the organ associated with emotional anger. Located in the …

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It Is Not Just A Mask to Keep Yourself Well

Yes, it is true, wearing a mask maintains a barrier from pollens, pollutants, and pathogens in the air. This is good, but is there more we can do to support our respiratory and immune systems? Indeed! And, in keeping it simple, it is about mucus. Mucus protects the epithelial cells that line many areas of our bodies, such as: respiratory …

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Immune Health Starts with Gut Health

It’s simple, improve your digestive system, the entire thirty feet, from mouth to the other end, the exit and you improve your immune system. Yes, that’s correct, the digestive tract, or gastrointestinal tract, is over 70% of your immune system. Making it easy, there’s a blend of hormones, good bacteria and specialized plasma immune cells that excrete antibodies. All three …

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Gluten Free Almond Coconut Cake

Gluten Free…. What is that?

Simply stated, it is avoiding gluten. Gluten is an ingredient derived from grains containing gluten. A protein which stretches and traps gas as dough rises which creates “airy” bread. Avoiding gluten sounds simple enough, but you must make a conscious effort to ensure the foods you’re eating do not contain gluten by checking the label for “gluten–free“. To be labeled …

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Stress and Digestion

Holidays aren’t the only stressors these days but may amount to more than you can handle. Recovery may be more than you bargained for…Unfortunately, if the stress is too much for too long, chronic, digestive issues may be the first to express the dissatisfaction. First, what is stress? A perceived threat that alters the immune system responses. Suppression of the …

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Greens? Yuck! Why do they taste bad?

    Know, you are not the only one that feels this way about drinking or eating “greens”. It’s a simple answer yet more of a long-term solution for those that care to make the change…     The truth is, when green drinks and healthy foods taste yucky or leave a bad taste in your mouth, one or more of the …

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Didn’t Go? Where Did it Go…?

    Where does “it” go when you are acutely or chronically constipated? Anytime, you eat, and it doesn’t come out, it is called constipation. Either way, the normal functions of the digestive tract have been disrupted—most commonly in the colon, but potentially anywhere along your 30-foot-long digestive tract.     Not only are normal functions of food breakdown and nutrient absorption …

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