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Five Reasons NOT to do the GAPS Diet

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©Depositphotos.com/Ariwasabi Don’t get me wrong, I love the GAPS Diet.  I became a GAPS certified practitioner in 2011 and I’ve helped many people recover their health on the GAPS diet protocol. In my estimation, Dr. Natasha Campbell McBride, who created the diet should be given whatever  highest recognition or award that a medical doctor could […]

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Why It’s Ethical to Eat Meat

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Not too long ago the New York Times asked its readers to write essays in no more than 600 words explaining why it’s ethical to eat meat. They wanted to hear how meat-eaters defend themselves against the overwhelming perception that a plant-based diet is best for ourselves and the planet. This was probably one of the […]

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Why I Stopped Drinking Kombucha

| Fermented Foods and Drinks

If you haven’t yet been swept up by the kombucha crazy train, you may be wondering what kombucha is.  Kombucha is a traditional fermented beverage and it has numerous health benefits.   I use it with clients to help them control sugar cravings as it has a faint hint of sweetness. It’s also great for digestion as […]

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Why Weight Watchers Won’t Make You Healthy

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When people come to see me for weight loss I always ask them if they’ve tried anything in the past.  The typical answer is, “Oh I’ve tried everything!” They then proceed to rattle off a long list of popular diets.  The most frequently mentioned is Weight Watchers. And I always ask, “How did you do?” […]

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The Truth About Restaurant Cooking Oils

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Today, I want to bring you inside the Weston A. Price Wise Traditions annual conference and highlight something about it that can perhaps change the way you look at food on a more practical, everyday level. Namely, restaurant oils. I’ll premise this article with two questions. Question #1: When you go out to eat, do […]

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