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How to Restore Digestive Wellness

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Welcome to video #1 in my 3-part video series for how to restore digestive wellness! As a certified Nutritional Therapist who specializes in digestive health problems, I’ve recently created three videos that cover three very different but very important aspects for how to improve digestive health. Here’s a quick overview, followed by video #1: How […]

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How to Make Probiotics for One Dollar

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Did you know you can make probiotics at home for about one dollar?  In this blog, I’m going to share a simple video demo for how to make probiotics. Of course, I’m not talking about pricey supplements.  I’m talking about REAL lacto-fermented foods which are alive with naturally occurring probiotics. And lacto-fermented sauerkraut is one […]

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6 Reasons You Should Make Fermented Vegetables at Home

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I’m not sure there’s anything easier to do at home than to make fermented vegetables.  Historically, in the days before refrigerators and freezers, fermenting vegetables was a common practice.  Families would put their fermented vegetables in root cellars where they would stay preserved for long periods.  Fermentation is a natural preservation process but one that […]

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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 You Should Go Gluten-Free

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©Depositphotos.com/DS011 While a little under 1% of the population is diagnosed with Celiac disease, an allergy to gluten, more are being diagnosed and self-diagnosed as gluten intolerant (aka gluten sensitive).  What’s the difference? A food allergy is an immune reaction to a protein-based substance in a food.  Celiac disease is an allergy to a specific […]

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Why Big Mac + Zantac = Prozac

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Big Mac + Zantac = Prozac I love that quote by Dr. Alan R. Gaby.  I think it captures so much that is wrong with modern society. If the quote isn’t obvious in its meaning, let me explain. Big Mac represents bad food. Zantac is an acid blocker.  Tens of millions of people take acid […]

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