microbiome

3 Natural Sweeteners to Use Instead of Sugar

Let’s talk about sugar for a moment. Most of us know it contributes to obesity, weakens immunity and creates poor dental health. Yet, the average American adult eats 22 teaspoons of sugar daily. That’s much more than double the recommended daily allowance according to the American Heart Association.

So what can you […]

2017-08-23T13:18:25+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Nutrition|

17 Signs Your Gut Microbiome is Unhealthy

The gut microbiome refers to the community of bacteria living in your gastrointestinal system. Within it, you’ll find good bacteria (probiotics), bad bacteria, yeast (like candida albicans) and other microorganisms. When your gut microbiome is balanced, the ratio of good bacteria to bad will be higher keeping everything in check.

It’s important because your gut microbiome is linked […]

2017-09-28T13:02:50+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Immune System|

5 Health Benefits of Probiotics

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 […]

2017-08-23T12:59:14+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Immune System, Nutrition|

5 Natural Remedies for Ulcers

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 […]

2017-06-21T14:03:03+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Pain Management|

How to Shop Organic on a Budget – The 2017 Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen

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 […]

2017-06-21T13:08:58+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Nutrition|

What Causes Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

What causes Irritable Bowel Syndrome, commonly known as IBS?

Summary:

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) has two main causes. One being, they’re constipated. And two being, they have food allergies.

Constipation can contribute to IBS resulting in intermittent diarrhea. Each person should have 2 healthy bowel movements per day.

Food allergies and sensitivities can contribute to IBS.  Eating the wrong […]

2017-06-15T13:14:48+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Pain Management|
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