You might have caught a glimpse into the controversial world of GMOs. Mounting evidence suggests that consuming GMO foods may pose negative health effects on your body and our environment. It is therefore essential that you become an educated consumer. This list details which GMO foods to avoid. You may also be wondering what practical changes you can start to make ensure that your diet is cleaner than yesterday. Lots! Here’s what you can do to stay connected, and to eat cleaner and healthier.
Need some clarification on the recent bad rap on carbs. Well, carbohydrates are necessary for energy. However, carbohydrates have taken a rather bad rap these days with the rising popularity of the low carb diets. Consuming carbohydrates may not be bad for everyone, including you. And it matters what type of carbs you are consuming. That’s why it is so important to be in the know about the different types of carbs available.
Living with eczema doesn’t have to be hard. And while this skin condition is not life-threatening, it can make you feel uncomfortable — or embarrassed about your appearance. Eczema is very common and can be an ongoing challenge but, it is also manageable. The best way to get a handle on eczema is to treat it as an inflammatory condition and change your diet and lifestyle.
Ghee not only taste wonderful (since it is pure butter fat), it is also quite nutrients dense, containing an excellent amount of fat-soluble vitamins such as A, D, E and K. All these vitamins together play an important role in promoting a healthy immune system, proper functioning of your heart, improves digestion, brain, and bones. Ghee is good for our bodies in more than one way. It also tastes great, hands down!
Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the body doesn’t have sufficient thyroid hormone. Having thyroid symptoms can leave you feeling sick and tired all the time. A hypothyroidism diet should be your first defense to gain control and restore thyroid function. Diet is critical to managing the negative effects on your thyroid. Knowing the best and worst foods for hypothyroidism can help you fight this disease and hidden thyroid disruptors.
When your gut isn’t healthy you are likely to have some initial symptoms that if left alone can spiral out of control, leaving you feeling unable to cope with your life in general. Are there too many red flags that signal your gut needs help? Have you looked at your diet or lifestyle as a first precaution to reduce your symptoms? Perhaps you are dealing with more severe issues such as SIBO or in need of the GAPS diet. Get healthy and back to your life.
Grandma did it…so why shouldn’t we? Although the use of bone and animal parts has been used for thousands of years around the globe, in our modern world animal parts such as the bones and marrow, tendons, ligaments, skin, and feet have often been discarded. It is well known that bone broth has lots to offer in terms of astounding health benefits and healing. Adding broth to your daily diet can have profound effects on your overall health.
The development of inflammation is multifaceted and can sneak up on us. A combination of an anti-inflammatory diet, avoidance of food allergens, and lifestyle can be powerful in controlling inflammation. A combination of herbs, nutrients and natural remedies that modulate the immune response is important. Tipping the balance — away from pro-inflammatory, toward anti-inflammatory — can feel like an overnight miracle!
Leaky Gut Syndrome or increased intestinal permeability – is a complex, chronic, debilitating condition which is the result of damage to the intestinal lining. People with leaky gut often suffer from multiple health issues such as digestive symptoms, seasonal allergies, food sensitivities and intolerances, autoimmune disease, chronic fatigue, joint pain and even depression. The best strategy to heal the gut is by avoiding inflammatory foods, including gluten and by adding healing supplements and gut loving foods.
A healthy gut is your first line of defense against pathogens, toxicity, food intolerances and more. A sluggish digestive system, poor diet, stress, as well as food and environmental toxins can cause gut imbalances leading to digestive problems and weight gain. A look at your diet, detoxification and proper balance of probiotics can help to boost your gut health, well-being and even weight loss.