Your Microbiome

This word “MICROBIOME” is now seen in many articles and newsletters online, in magazines and health sections of newspapers.  There is a ton of literature on “MICROBIOME.” It is your “second brain”. It is your trillions of micro-organisms that live in your body.  Most of them live in your gut.  If your gut and digestive […]

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Fighting Inflammation with Food

Fighting Inflammation with Food

The reason I am writing about “anti-inflammatory” diet is because I’m going to be traveling to Panama City in the near future for a “Myeschenal Stem Cell Procedure”.  In preparation for this procedure I need to pay close attention to my diet and supplementation protocol to reduce inflammation. I need to make my inner environment […]

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Death from Junk Food….what?

Death from Junk Food….what?

Okay….so we often hear that smoking causes cancer, too much sun on your skin can cause cancer, chemical toxicity causes cancer, etc. Did you know that studies are now showing that about 20% of early deaths are caused by JUNK FOOD and TOXIC INGREDIENTS  in processed foods. When I read this article on Natural News.com […]

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Food Cravings

Are you a salt or a sugar craver? These food cravings are intense and can make the craver go out of their way to get them.  They are quite different from normal hunger.  They are coming to us from our brains rather than our stomachs.  They hit us all in different ways.  For example pregnant […]

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Getting a better nights sleep.

This topic is big with me right now.  I’ve been having a difficult time sleeping lately and it’s the most frustrating and destructive element of my health.     The results of not sleeping for me are devastating.  My MS symptoms are raging as my body is not getting enough restorative sleep. What to do? […]

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Processed Foods and other factors = Cancer

Research is now showing that higher incidence of cancer among all age groups is influenced by PROCESSED FOOD and it’s toxic ingredients. This research out of Canada, shows that the total numbers of cancer that are linked to lifestyle choices and enviromental factors is a staggering 41%.   Oh my goodness….that’s unbelievable on one hand, […]

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Himalayan Salt

I was just talking to my Mom this morning about what kind of salt she is using in her kitchen.   The white bleached processed table salt is not the stuff I would recommend to her or anybody. White table salt affects blood pressure, water retention and is just not good for you.    High […]

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Vitamin D Deficiency

We are just coming out of our beautiful summer months full of sunshine.  Fall is underway and winter is not too far off. The sunlight vitamin, D, is so important to our health.  This is the “pro-hormone” that is produced in our bodies when we are outside in the sunshine.  Our bodies do not produce […]

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Porridge – I look at it as a SUPERFOOD!

I read a study about “centurions” a few years ago and one thing they all had in common was that they all ate oatmeal (porridge) for breakfast every morning. I was recently talking with a friend of mine who also eats steel cut oatmeal every day for breakfast.  I shared with her a little bit […]

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Turnips

With our Thanksgiving fresh in my mind, I’m reminded of a vegetable that we don’t include in our weekly rotation of vegetables very often.  It is often served at holidays along with the festive roast turkey dinner.  I never would have thought that this rarely eaten vegetable would be so good for you.  Time to start […]

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