SEVEN Foods that Support Kidney Function

Cherries (vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, vitamin B6, magnesium, antioxidant) Cranberries (high vitamin C) Onions and garlic (quercetin, antioxidant) Mushrooms (vitamin D) Nitrate-rich foods (green leafy vegetables, beet juice) – converts to nitric oxide, which dilates blood vessels Herbal: ginger, gotu kola, gingko biloba [...]

SEVEN Foods that Support Kidney Function 2018-08-13T02:56:37+00:00

FOUR Problems with the Weight Loss Concept of “Calories in vs. Calories out”

The weight loss concept of “calories in versus calories out” is a greatly oversimplified way of looking at weight loss. There are other factors that greatly affect effective weight loss including: The state of our digestive tract. The state that our digestive tract is [...]

FOUR Problems with the Weight Loss Concept of “Calories in vs. Calories out” 2018-07-18T03:42:27+00:00

SEVEN Layer Stool Chart

Layer 1: Separate large lumps, like nuts (hard to pass); also know as goat faeces Layer 2: Sausage-shaped, but lumpy Layer 3: Like a sausage but with cracks on its surface Layer 4: Like a sausage or snake, smooth and soft Layer 5: Soft [...]

SEVEN Layer Stool Chart 2018-05-29T02:42:59+00:00

NINE Tips to Improve Bone Health

Are you worried about osteoporosis, osteopenia, bone health or broken bones? We need to understand that bones are living substances; they are one of the most active tissues in the body and are continuously breaking down and rebuilding itself. For bone health: Avoid acidic foods: [...]

NINE Tips to Improve Bone Health 2018-04-30T03:52:39+00:00

SEVEN Signs Liver is Out of Balance

If the liver is not functioning at its best then toxins are accumulating in different tissues in the body. DIGESTIVE ISSUES: abdominal bloating GALLBLADDER ISSUES: trouble digesting fatty foods SKIN ISSUES: acne, rosacea, itchy or blotchy skin, liver spots HORMONAL ISSUES: increase abdominal fat, [...]

SEVEN Signs Liver is Out of Balance 2018-03-19T03:59:07+00:00

FIVE Functions of Vitamin D

We live is a society that fears the sun. We hear medical advice saying that sun exposure leads to skin cancer. This has led to a many people wearing sunscreen when they are outdoors, covering up when they are outside in the sun or [...]

FIVE Functions of Vitamin D 2018-03-14T07:16:41+00:00

SIX Oils to Avoid and THREE Reasons Why

SIX Processed oils to Avoid: corn oil canola oil cottonseed oil soybean oil sunflower oil safflower oil THREE Reasons to Avoid these oils: These oils are industrially manufactured using high heat and toxic solvents to extract the oil from the seeds. Industrial processing can [...]

SIX Oils to Avoid and THREE Reasons Why 2018-03-14T08:47:29+00:00

FOOD Allergy | FOOD Intolerance | FOOD Sensitivity

Food Allergies: IgE Reaction Sudden reaction, potentially life-threatening reaction to certain food. Mediated by immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies. Requires life-long avoidance (ie. Peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish). IgG Delayed Reaction There are delayed reactions mediated by a different antibody called immunoglobulin G (IgG), which take hours [...]

FOOD Allergy | FOOD Intolerance | FOOD Sensitivity 2018-03-14T08:47:39+00:00

THREE Reasons to Drink Filtered Water

Filtered water will remove the chlorine and chlorine will kill off the healthy bacteria in the gut. Filtered water will remove chlorinated by-products (organic trihalomethane – chloroform, bromodichloromethane, chlorodibromomethane, bromoform) which are carcinogenic. Filtered water will remove a high percentage of toxins which will [...]

THREE Reasons to Drink Filtered Water 2018-03-14T08:53:34+00:00

Digestive Enzymes | Prebiotics | Probiotics

Digestive enzymes we produce naturally, but sometimes we don’t produce enough. Digestive enzymes help to break down the foods that we eat. It breaks down molecules into smaller building blocks so that we can effectively absorb these substrates through the lining of the digestive tract. [...]

Digestive Enzymes | Prebiotics | Probiotics 2018-03-14T08:53:48+00:00
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