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How to achieve digestive wellness

The key to good digestion lies in your bodies ability to fully absorb foods. Poor absorption levels lead to increasing irritation.  From mild symptoms such as gas and indigestion, to more serious health concerns such as IBS, and Crohn’s. Every time we eat, the body prepares its self to receive food by releasing digestive enzymes…

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Live by the food pyramid, die by the food pyramid

Great video explaining the effects of the food pyramid which was designed in 1974 as a healthy guide for people to follow with foods divided into different sections based on importance and quantity. Since then there have been attempts to modify this advice with the USDA creating MyPlate in 2005 and the NHS creating The…

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The problem with research…

Current scientific evidence is based on trials carried out on lab animals that live an average of two years, the results are then assumed to be the same for humans, a hypothesis which may or may not be true. Real clinical human trials would need to be carried out over decades with thousands of people…

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Healthy eating is no longer the route to good health

If you want to be well and have the health you deserve you have to get lab tested in order to find out whats really going on inside your body. While bloating, indigestion, dry skin, and insomnia may not seem life threatening, they are indicators that all is not well on the inside and hint…

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Hold the nuts!

Once upon a time nuts were avoided due to their high fat content, then we discovered the difference between good fats and bad fats along with the benefit of high protein diets and nuts were back on the menu. However, nuts and seeds (and whole grains, soy and legumes) contain high levels of phytates –…

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Gluten sensitivity overnight ~ How did this happen?

Gluten sensitivity has stormed straight to the top of the list for allergies/intolerance in last few years. The question is why? In biblical times bread formed part of the staple diet, and for many of us growing up wheat was not a problem, so what has changed. In the 1950’s we began hybridizing crops, which…

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