Just as we spring clean our homes when the weather gets warm, or when we do quarterly cleanses to jumpstart our metabolism as seasonal produce changes, our kitchen needs some extra love and care as well. Think of it as a seasonal “reset” for one of the most important rooms of your home.
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) may seem like a new condition, but I first wrote about it over 35 years ago. At the time, in the early 1980s, there was a lot of focus on the overgrowth of Candida albicans in the intestinal tract as a factor in a complex set of symptoms. Yet, I noticed that many of the patients I was seeing had these symptoms, but no evidence of candida being out of control. Something else had to be responsible for their symptoms and an overgrowth of bacteria in the small intestine seemed like a very good explanation. In the last 10 years or so, SIBO has become a big buzzword in research and on the internet. Fortunately, there are effective answers.
What if Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease could be reversed? Would it surprise you if this could actually be done? You’re probably thinking that if this were true, you would have seen this on the news or read about it in a newspaper. But the fact is, researchers at the University of California Los Angeles, UCLA, reported success in reversing symptoms of Alzheimer’s back in 2014 in a journal article was called “Reversal of cognitive decline: A novel therapeutic program” The lead researcher Dr. Dale Bredesen describes his journey with patients and the comprehensive protocol he uses to help those with dementia in his 2017 book The End of Alzheimer’s Disease. We will discuss his recommendations.
You have probably seen the low FODMAP diet popping up on the cover of health magazines and in your social media feed. What exactly is a FODMAP, and should you be worried about it? Here's what you need to know before jumping on this new diet bandwagon.
The good news is that homemade spice and herb blends are easy to make, and if the ingredients are ordered in bulk, they can be cost-effective. Here are a few ideas on how to prepare seven spice mixes for holidays and special occasions.
It is the time of year again for pumpkin and spice and everything nice--except for the dry, itchy skin that often accompanies dry, chilly air. Fall is a pretty time of year, but keeping skin moisturized with drying indoor heat can be tricky.
Madre Labs CocoCardio paleo balls make an easy, heart-healthy snack!
Hot tea is a popular beverage during cold weather on account of its warmth, flavor, and aroma. Hot tea can also help relieve the aches and pains of the flu and boost the immune system. Many teas that are tailored for consumption in cold weather contain ingredients that can ease breathing and soothe a sore throat.
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