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Gluten Intolerance Testing

What You Need to Know About Gluten Intolerance Testing The term “gluten intolerance” is most likely a phrase you have heard from time to time when talking to friends and family, doctors, or hearing it on the television. It is becoming an increasingly more common phenomenon and may be the cause for many pesky symptoms [...]

Make the New Year more active through more fun

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Most of us are starting the New Year with resolutions to improve, but few changes will improve your life more than regular exercise. However, starting an exercise habit can seem insurmountable to the chronically sedentary. This article offers tips to get you motivated to begin and stick with regular exercise. First off, there’s more to [...]

Omega 6 and 3 fats: Which to eat and which to avoid

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For decades, media experts have promoted a diet high in omega 6 fats found in corn, soybean, canola, and safflower to lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease. We now know excess omega 6 fatty acids is connected to type 2 diabetes, heart disease, obesity, psychiatric issues, and cancer. Omega 3 fats, however, [...]

Feel worse on the autoimmune paleo (AIP) diet?

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Although the autoimmune paleo (AIP) diet is a well known foundation for managing chronic health issues, some people are dismayed to find embarking on it makes them feel worse. What gives? The sudden change in diet can temporarily upset your chemistry and reveal hidden health problems. If you have been accustomed to eating gluten, dairy, grains, sugars, [...]

Recovering from sugar and alcohol hangovers

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With the promise of good intentions around the corner, the end of the year can turn into a downward spiral of too much sugar and alcohol. It’s hard to get back on the healthy eating wagon, but knowing a few things about how sugar and alcohol affect the body can help. Recovering from the sugar [...]

How a “leaky brain” raises your risk of dementia

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It has been a hundred years since a Nobel Prize winner discovered the thin barrier that surrounds and protects brain. Since then, we’ve learned this mesh of tightly joined cells, called the blood-brain barrier, is highly selective in a healthy person. It allows the transport of compounds back and forth through an intricate transport system [...]

Salt and Autoimmunity

Salt can be a useful tool in your health arsenal, when used properly. It can boost your electrolytes, help with fluid balance, nerve transmission, and muscle function. Although salt is not in itself harmful, Americans are guilty of eating way too much, more than the human body was ever designed to process. Salt and Autoimmunity [...]

Prevent post-election autoimmune flares this Thanksgiving

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A family gathering this Thanksgiving may feel like reality TV survival show if you have autoimmunity and politically polarized family members. Stress, anger, and fear trigger an inflammatory immune response that can rage on for weeks, flaring attacks against your tissue and sending inflammation coursing through your body and brain. This brings not only your [...]

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Gluten Intolerance Testing

What You Need to Know About Gluten Intolerance Testing The term “gluten intolerance” is most likely a phrase you have heard from time to time when talking to friends and family, doctors, or hearing it on the television. It is becoming an increasingly more common phenomenon and may be the cause for many pesky symptoms […]
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Make the New Year more active through more fun

Most of us are starting the New Year with resolutions to improve, but few changes will improve your life more than regular exercise. However, starting an exercise habit can seem insurmountable to the chronically sedentary. This article offers tips to get you motivated to begin and stick with regular exercise. First off, there’s more to […]
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