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The Liver and The Immune System

The liver in addition to being a major detoxifying organ and doing over 200 chemical reactions, it is also a frontline organ in terms of the immune system. Pathogens will enter the body through the digestive tract. Your skin is your barrier on the [...]

The Liver and The Immune System2020-05-25T04:34:48+00:00

The Microbiome and The Immune System

What is the connection between the microbiome and the immune system? This will help to explain why it is so important to take care of your microbiome. The microbiome is an ecosystem of bacteria and fungus that live within your digestive tract and it [...]

The Microbiome and The Immune System2020-05-18T03:24:40+00:00

Fats and Viruses

What is the connection between fats and viruses? I think this is an important connection to understand as we talk about fat metabolism. Cell membranes are made of fats called a bi-lipid membrane. Viruses need to get into our cells through that cell membrane [...]

Fats and Viruses2020-05-11T03:23:32+00:00

THREE Ways to Improve Our Immune System

Eating clean, healthy, nutrient-dense foods. Avoiding inflammatory foods including wheat, cow’s dairy and refined sugar. Eating lot of vegetables, healthy fats and small amounts of clean proteins. Support Detoxification. Drink filtered water. Eat high fiber foods like green leafy vegetables to move toxins out [...]

THREE Ways to Improve Our Immune System2020-04-19T23:45:36+00:00

FOUR Ways We Are Depleting Our Immune System

At this point in time, we really want to make sure that our immune system is working well. Our immune system is our defence mechanism, against viruses, bacteria, pathogens, and cancer cells. We don’t want our immune system to be under functioning, or over [...]

FOUR Ways We Are Depleting Our Immune System2020-04-06T02:07:00+00:00

Terrain VS Pathogen

I want to talk about a concept that not many people are talking about and that is the concept of TERRAIN. I watched a documentary movie with my daughter called the Biggest Little Farm, about a sustainable farm. They had to build an ecosystem [...]

Terrain VS Pathogen2020-03-30T03:41:35+00:00

FOUR Reasons the Digestive Tract is Important

ABSORPTION: It's where we absorb the nutrients from the foods we eat and those nutrients nurture every cell in our body. We literally are what we eat! Our bodies are able to convert the foods we eat into every cell, tissue and organ in our [...]

FOUR Reasons the Digestive Tract is Important2020-03-23T03:30:04+00:00

SEVEN Causes of Histamine Intolerance

Histamine intolerance occurs when there is a build up of histamine in the body. Digestive symptoms can occur with histamine intolerance because histamine is important for helping to break down food, therefore common symptoms include diarrhea, chronic constipation, nausea and vomiting, gas or bloating, [...]

SEVEN Causes of Histamine Intolerance2020-03-02T03:18:36+00:00

What are Phytates?

Phytate or phytic acid are compounds within plants, which are the plants natural defense mechanism against predators such as animals and insects. When we try to consume phytates, they have a similar effect on our systems and these phytates are considered an anti-nutrient. Phytates [...]

What are Phytates?2020-02-24T02:40:43+00:00

FOUR Tactics to Improve Bile Flow

Chewing slowly gives the body time to produce more bile Take choline: Choline is an important lipotropic nutrient in every cell. It helps emulsify fats and make them water-soluble. It helps with lipid transport, liver repair, nerve conductivity, brain development and cognition. It helps [...]

FOUR Tactics to Improve Bile Flow2020-02-18T03:26:31+00:00
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