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No Joy in Soy

Over the past few years, my stance on soy has been somewhat neutral as I’ve been awaiting further research. I have NEVER recommended or encouraged soy, due to the mixed and controversial information out there. Now, however, the literature is overwhelming. I decided it was time to outline what is known about soy so you […]

9 Signs You Have A Leaky Gut

The gut is the gateway to health. If your gut is healthy, chances are that you’re in good health. However, there’s a condition called leaky gut that can lead to a host of health problems. What is a leaky gut? The gut is naturally permeable to very small molecules in order to absorb these vital […]

Natural Solutions for Reflux and Food Sensitivities in Infants

As discussed in Part I of this series on reflux in infants, the prescription of acid-suppressing medications in pediatric populations has skyrocketed in recent years, making them among the most frequently prescribed medications for infants.  Despite their common use, research indicates that the use of acid-suppressing drugs in pediatric patients is neither safe nor effective.  Acid-suppressing drugs disrupt the […]

Taxing Animal Fat is Necessary – Still Chasing the Usual Suspects

New Nordic/Scandinavian public recommendations on diet and nutrition will be published this autumn. According to an article (English version-Google translation) published in a Swedish newspaper last week the new guidelines will underscore the risks of animal-derived saturated fats. The article is written by three Swedes, two of whom are experts in the field of health […]

My Dog is my Life Coach

Marv, at 3 months old The beautiful thing about animals is that they run on pure instinct. When was the last time you used your human instinct? Think on this one for a minute. As humans, we rarely tap into our instincts. We’re too busy worried about shuttling kids around, making dinner, paying bills, and […]

Natural Solutions to Increase Stomach Acid and Improve Digestion

Despite what you may have been led to believe by conventional medicine propaganda, the most common cause of symptoms of heartburn, indigestion, gas, and belching is low stomach acid, not too much (read this post for more information on how low stomach acid is jeopardizing your health). According to Jonathon Wright, MD (author of “Why […]