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5 Scientific Benefits of Beets!

I’ve been picking up fresh heirloom beets at the Farmer’s Market from Red Wagon Organic Farm every week anticipating the delicious complex flavor they add to my smoothies (recipe coming soon!) and the boost in energy from the nitric oxide they can produce when consumed. So I thought I’d share with you some of the great benefits of […]

Everything You Need to Know About Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Do you suffer from any of the following symptoms? Weakness, tiredness, or light-headedness Rapid heartbeat or difficulty breathing Poor memory or difficulty concentrating Depression, anxiety, mania Numbness and tingling of hands or feet Difficulty with balance, poor coordination Pale skin Sore tongue Easy bruising or bleeding gums Upset stomach or weight loss Diarrhea or constipation […]

Leaky Gut – The Syndrome Linked to Many
Autoimmune Diseases

“Leaky Gut” Syndrome Hyperpermeability or “leaky gut” syndrome is the name given to a very common disorder in which the cells lining the intestines become “leaky” due to inflammation. The abnormally large spaces present between the cells of the gut wall allow the entry of toxic material into the bloodstream that would normally be eliminated. […]

How an Elimination Diet Can Change Your Health

Do you struggle with unexplained symptoms such as bloating, brain fog, weight gain, headaches, or fatigue?  Here’s a super simple way to determine if food sensitivities might be the culprit… The idea behind elimination diets is to help people identify subtle, gradual reactions to common food groups such as gluten, dairy, egg, soy, corn, peanuts, sugar […]

Quick Tips to Decrease Allergen Exposure at Home

Houseplants – Keep slightly dry to decrease mold growth.  Avoid placing them in the bedroom due to mold sensitizing Christmas trees – Unfortunately they grow mold quickly.  Use artificial instead of live trees if you have allergies. Nickel Allergy –  Use clear nail polish on the back of blue jean buttons to keep from skin exposure to nickel. […]

Histamine Intolerance: Could this be the cause of your problems?

Histamine is found lurking primarily in aged, cured, fermented, cultured, and spoiled foods. From a survival perspective, it is imperative that humans have avoided rotting flesh.  When animals die, bacteria from the gastrointestinal tract leaks out and starts digesting proteins.  Some of the amino acids from the proteins are converted by bacterial enzymes to bioactive […]