Ways to Improve Your Digestion Naturally

Everyone experiences occasional digestive symptoms such as upset stomach, gas, heartburn, nausea, constipation or diarrhea. However, when these symptoms occur frequently, they can cause major disruptions to your life. Fortunately, diet and lifestyle changes can have a positive impact on your gut health. Here are 12 evidence-based ways to improve your digestion naturally. 1. Eat Real Food Diets high in processed foods have been linked to a higher risk of digestive disorders. Eating a diet … [Read more...]

7 Foods to Eliminate in 2018

  Most food nowadays is far from pure. Between pesticides, fungicides, food additives, chemicals from packaging, and more - the average American diet is loaded with harmful substances. In fact, according to a study by the Environmental Working Group, there are 287 toxins already present in the average newborn's blood. Cut these 7 foods from your diet in 2018 to limit your exposure to toxins. 1. Canned Tomatoes: The majority of canned tomatoes on the market today contain bisphenol-A … [Read more...]

Treating Degenerative Diseases

We see more and more conditions that can be termed degenerative in nature. They take hold, worsen and result in a decline in the quality of our lives. These are things such as arthritis, heart disease, diabetes and more. These preventable diseases grow in number every year. Something they all have in common is inflammation. Most traditional providers tend to treat the symptoms and effects of these diseases. Remember, inflammation is at the heart of these maladies. So we need to begin … [Read more...]

Top 5 Garden Vegetables for Spring

We only have four days left until spring! All of you gardeners out there know that now is the time to get sprouting. There’s no better way to know where your food comes from than by growing it yourself. Seeds: Regardless of what crop you are growing, always choose organic, non-GMO varieties of seed. Recommended seed sources: - Bakers Creek - High Mowing - Seed Savers Exchange Gardening for Health: All vegetables are healthy for you in their own unique ways! We’ve put together a … [Read more...]

Raising A Healthy Child In A Toxic World

If you're a parent or a grandparent, you are probably aware of the increase in "behavioral problems." Childhood issues such as Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), defiant behavior, autism, learning disabilities, cognitive disorders and others are more prevalent now than at any time in our history. Toxins are all around us - pesticides and herbicides are on the grass in our neighborhoods and the fruits & vegetables we eat! Speaking of food - the dyes & … [Read more...]

Have You Or A Loved One Had Your/Their Gallbladder Removed?

If you've had your gallbladder removed you need to be taking a digestive enzyme that contains lipase. This enzyme assists in breaking down fats to ensure that these fats can be absorbed and used by your body for their many important functions. You may even need some bile salts to assist with this process. Trying to digest fats without sufficient bile is like trying to wash greasy dishes without soap! ~Dr. Richard Sowerby Certified Master, Nutrition Response Testing … [Read more...]

Eggs… Incredible?… Edible?

You've read the news and now it seems that many are avoiding this food. You need to know that all eggs are NOT created equal! There are questions that need to be answered. How was the chicken raised? What was it fed? Most commercial chicken and egg facilities have thousands of chickens kept in a single building. They don't even see the light of day! Many of these huge production operations are quite reluctant to allow their facilities to be video-taped because it is so upsetting for … [Read more...]

How To Eat “101”

90% of what Americans now eat is processed. We consume more of our food from a package, a can, a box or a jar. In those containers is refined flour, high fructose corn syrup, refined seed oils, hidden sugars, hundreds of chemicals in the form of preservatives, colorings, flavorings and (little actual nutrition.) Besides being nutritionally empty these products are actually inflammatory in nature. They promote diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, … [Read more...]

You Might Just Have a Mental Disorder

Citing an article in the Guardian newspaper, Natural News recently reported that "In its never-ending attempt to fabricate 'mental disorders' out of every human activity, the psychiatric industry is now pushing the most ridiculous disease they've invented yet: "Healthy Eating Disorder." Sadly, this is not a joke.  This so-called condition, orthorexia nervosa, is said to affect an equal number of men and women.  "Sufferers" tend to be over 30, middle-class and well-educated.  This group has … [Read more...]

Fruit Stickers

How many times have you wondered what those little stickers on your fruits and vegetables mean? More code to decipher? ...more things they don't want easily understood? The answers are probably "Yes" and "Yes". These stickers designate whether the fruit or vegetable is conventionally grown, organically grown or is genetically modified (GM). We believe it's in your best interest to avoid GM foods. A four-digit number means the produce is conventionally grown. A five-digit number … [Read more...]