A microbiome diet is a healthy style of eating that supports the good bacteria in the microbiome. It removes common foods that feed the bad bacteria and yeast living in the gut. Instead a microbiome diet focuses on real whole foods, rich in fiber including plant foods like leafy greens, non-starchy vegetables and nuts […]
Migraines are a common form of pain. In fact, they’re so common that there’s someone suffering from migraines in 1 of 4 American households. And while it may seem natural to reach for an over-the-counter painkiller to ease the pain, you’re actually doing yourself a […]
Cow’s milk is not a health food. It’s hard to digest, and can increase the risk of certain types of cancer. Many of us are taught to believe that we need to drink milk for strong bones because it’s rich in calcium. And while dairy does contain calcium, many plant foods do as well. So […]
Each of us has a community of bacteria and other microorganisms living inside of us referred to as the microbiome. Its made up of good bacteria (probiotics), bad bacteria and yeast that live symbiotically together. The benefits of probiotics to your overall health are far reaching. They contribute to healthy digestion, a strong immune […]
Smoothies are one of the simplest and healthiest breakfasts you can eat. But if you want to take it one step further, learning how to make a green smoothie is even better. Green smoothies help you sneak a serving or two of greens into your breakfast for some extra health benefits.
Health Benefits of Green Smoothies
- Detox – Packed with […]
Each and every one of us play an integral role in the quality of our own personal healthcare. Just listening to your doctor alone isn’t enough. It would be like going to the dentist twice a year, but never brushing your teeth. You need to be asking questions, educating yourself and making an effort to live a […]
This sweet potato red lentil dal recipe is one of my favorite dishes. You can make it in one pot, and it requires very minimal preparation. It’s easy enough to make on a work night, and filling enough to keep you satisfied throughout the rest of your evening.
With lentils and sweet potatoes, this red lentil […]
CAUTION: Some people with stomach ulcers are at high risk of bleeding and this can be life threatening. Always consult your health care professional to see if these natural strategies are safe for you to add to your treatment routine.
Having an ulcer is not only painful, it impairs your body’s digestive function. When you aren’t […]
If you want to reduce your exposure to pesticides and remove genetically modified foods from your diet, shopping organic is the best way to do so. Unfortunately though, organic produce can be significantly more expensive than conventional produce. In this post, I’m going to give you some quick tips on how you can save money […]
Magnesium is used by every organ in your body, and especially in your heart, kidneys and musclesUniversity of Maryland Medical Center – Magnesium . So it’s no surprise that there’s an abundant amount of this mineral in the body. It’s involved in over 300 biochemical functions, so a magnesium deficiency can have a […]