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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Garlic is good for a lot more than just keeping the vampires aware. It’s also anti-microbial, immune-boosting and heart protective. You can get the health benefits of garlic by eating more or taking supplements. Raw is definitely best if you’re adding it to your diet, but cooking it will still maintain some of the benefits.
What do sugar cravings, brain fog, indigestion and a weak immune system all have in common? Candida. If you have more than one of those symptoms you might benefit from doing a candida cleanse.
A candida cleanse is a holistic method of dealing with an overgrowth of yeast in the body. It factors in diet, supplementation […]
You likely aren’t eating enough fiber. With the Standard American Diet (SAD) containing a high amount of processed food, sugar and salt, there are very few people eating enough high fiber foods. But fiber is important, and it does more than just keep you regular. It’s essential for the health of your microbiome, […]
It’s the sunshine vitamin we all need for healthy bones and a strong immune system. But if you live in North America or cold climates, you might not get enough year-round. Combining sunshine, food sources and supplementation can help you get the benefits of vitamin D no matter where you live.
What is Vitamin D?
Vitamin D is […]
How often do you have a bowel movement? It’s not something a lot of people like to talk about. You might find it embarrassing or gross. In many cultures around the world, the healthy number of bowel movements is 2-3 per day, and they should be easy to pass. Any less than 2 per day […]
Not all fats are created equal. There are good fats and there are bad fats.
For years we were told to avoid fats. Low fat foods and non-fat versions started lining the grocery store shelves. Unfortunately, food manufacturers didn’t use all the right information. It’s not so much an issue of eating fat, but rather an issue […]