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  • Leaky Gut Guide and FAQ

    What is Leaky Gut? Leaky gut is another term for intestinal permeability. Your intestines are a tube twisting and winding around inside your abdomen. If you were to take it out and…

  • The Air You Breathe

    Is the air you breathe the same air your ancestors did? Your immune system was designed to deal with the natural elements faced by your early ancestors: bugs, parasites, viruses, molds, fungi,…

  • Anti-inflammatory Foods and Supplements

    Chronic inflammation is the source of autoimmune disease, so finding solutions for combating it with anti-inflammatory foods and supplements is necessary to help control it. Inflammation is not a bad thing. In…

  • Functional Medicine as a Guide to Better Health

    Many people are unfamiliar with the basic tenets of functional medicine, but it may be the key to improving your health. What is functional medicine? Your body has an innate intelligence designed…

  • Improve Your Health: Aim for the STAR (Strides to Achieve Results)

    In order to best improve your health, just remember the mantra, “Base hits win the game.” Your best results will come through how you live day-to-day over time — not through isolated…

  • H Pylori

    Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a bacteria that exists in more than 50% of people. “Helico” refers to its helix shaped structure, which it uses to corkscrew into…

  • Kimchi , Fermented Foods, and Probiotics

    Fermented foods like Kimchi are the ultimate source of probiotics, building a beautiful colony of healthy beneficial bacteria within your gut microbiome. Most probiotic supplements contain less than 10 billion colony-forming units…

  • Is It Inflammatory Bowel?

    Is It Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) or Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? Are you experiencing symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease, or could it be something else? The terms inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and…

  • Celiac Disease and the Dangers of Isolation

    As people with celiac disease struggle to maintain a gluten-free diet, dietary restrictions can lead to isolation and withdrawal. Research indicates that having additional medical conditions is associated with a lower quality…

  • Wheat and Other Grains

    Viewers often ask me questions about the different types of wheat and which grains are safe to eat. Get ready for a grain of truth. Is the problem wheat, all grains, or…