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  • 3 Foods to Ditch Now!

    3 Foods to Ditch Now!

    Ditch: Vegetable oils and margarine Eat: Butter and coconut oil Most vegetable oils such as canola and corn oils are processed with solvents and chemicals. Generally, canola oil is derived from plant seeds. The extraction process uses hexane, which is a solvent derived from crude oil. Not exactly the most appetizing of foods to ingest. We...

  • Losing Weight with the Silver Cloud Diet

    Losing Weight with the Silver Cloud Diet

    It can be very overwhelming when it comes to dieting. There are hundreds, even thousands of diet plans. Some include fasting, some say eating one meal per day will help you lose weight, and some say eating low fat and high carb will help you lose weight. Still, others want you to count calories or points or each almond, peanut or sunflower seed ...

  • Were you just diagnosed with Celiac Disease or Gluten Intolerance?

    Were you just diagnosed with Celiac Disease or Gluten Intolerance?

    If you just recently received a diagnosis of Celiac disease or gluten intolerance, you want to be thankful for the fact that you found out what it was that was ailing you. Also, you want to be thankful that we live in a time where we have access to loads of resources, including some really great recipes and some pretty amazing support groups. W...

  • Ketogenic Diets and Cancer

    Ketogenic Diets and Cancer

    A ketogenic diet is designed to get the body burning fat. That means that the body has to be short on carbohydrates, forcing it to look for energy elsewhere. Where is the next source of that energy? Fat! Fat is necessary for the body to regulate hormone production, lubricate joints and feed the brain. Ketogenic diets have been used to treat ...

  • Boost Your Immune System With Bacteria

    Boost Your Immune System With Bacteria

    The Benefits of B. Longum Bacteria Imagine if the bacteria living in your gut were people living in a city. The built part of the city, made of the concrete buildings, the sidewalks, the tunnels and subways, are all a part of the gut. Those buildings, sewers, and tunnels cannot leave the city, they are always a part of it. But the people li...