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Hydrochloric Acid (HCl) and Enzymes for Digestion - Do you suffer from acid reflux, indigestion, slow gut transit time, or feeling like there’s a brick in your stomach after eating? Or perhaps you’re on a restricted diet for a chronic health condition but still react to an ever shrinking list of foods. If so, you need to work on restoring digestion. Many factors affect digestion, including aging, poor brain function that affects gut function, poor diet, and more. Often the problem often isn...

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How to Stay Healthy with Everyday Toxins - It’s nice to think eating organic food and using “green” household and body products keeps us toxin-free. While those measures certainly help, the sad truth is we are nevertheless inundated with unprecedented levels of toxins in our air, water, food, and everyday environment.   Numerous studies link toxins with myriad health disorders, including autoimmunity, cancer, brain disorders, obesity, hormonal imbalances, and more. Studies show humans carry...

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Gluten and Hypothyroidism - Hypothyroidism has received a lot of attention online since the publication of Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms? by Datis Kharrazian in  2009. While many things should be addressed in managing hypothyroidism, one of the most important continues to be a gluten-free diet. Research shows ninety percent of hypothyroidism cases are due to an autoimmune disease that attacks and destroys the thyroid gland. This disease is called Hashimoto’s. Most doctors do not test...

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Suffer from chronic health issues? Eat real food! - When you’re starting on a new health journey, knowing what to eat can seem confusing. For starters, there is a ton of conflicting advice out there, with proponents of each diet insisting their diet is the healthiest. The truth is, the best diet depends on which one works best for you. Factors that depends on include your individual food sensitivities, digestive health , blood sugar handling, and stress handling. In functional medicine we f...

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What is Leaky Gut and Why Should You Care - Is leaky gut as bad as it sounds? Does stuff really leak out of your intestines? The truth is, contents of the small intestine do escape through the wall into the bloodstream. It also can be pretty bad by way of triggering many different inflammatory disorders and autoimmune disease, a disease in which the immune system attacks and destroys body tissue. Leaky gut is associated with symptoms including: Skin problems (eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, acn...

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Start the New Year with an Anti-inflammatory Detox Diet - If you’re like most people, you over indulged during the holidays and now you’d like to reboot your health with a detox diet. This is an autoimmune diet I often use to calm  inflammation, stimulate repair and recovery, and boost energy while preventing hunger. It also helps tame autoimmunity and repair leaky gut. Remove foods that cause inflammation Many foods people eat on daily basis can be inflammatory, causing fatigue, rashes, jo...

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Gas, Bloating, Constipation, or Diarrhea? You Could Have SIBO

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How to De-stress and Control Inflammation During Thanksgiving

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Having Difficulty Losing Weight? Consider Underlying Health Issues

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BPA May Trigger Autoimmune Damage to Your Nerves - If you handle store receipts or use plastics (who doesn’t?), brace yourself for some disturbing new findings about BPA (bisphenol-A), the toxin in plastics and store receipts. A new study shows BPA is linked with an autoimmune reaction that destroys the lining of nerves. Autoimmune nerve sheath degeneration is connected to autism spectrum disorders, multiple sclerosis (MS), neuropathy, and neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s dis...
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