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Dec
13
How functional medicine can help to address chronic health conditions
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IN SEARCH OF THE ROOT CAUSE As a functional medicine practitioner I am very excited about the possibilities it offers. It helps to prevent and reverse chronic disease. With chronic disease such as autoimmune disease, heart conditions,

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Dec
10
What can promote underactive thyroid?
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DO YOU SUSPECT HAVING THYROID ISSUES? Thyroid issues are quite common especially among women, with hypothyroidism as the most common thyroid disorder. It is characterized by mental slowing, weight gain, constipation, dry skin, hair loss,

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Apr
05
Why bile matters? The magic of BILE: fat digestion and detox
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Do you have any of the following symptoms? Fatigue, constipation/diarrhea, incomplete digestion/absorption of fats, headaches, light colored or/and fatty stools, gas and bloating, hormonal imbalances/thyroid disease, detox problems, sleep

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Nutrition
Feb
02
Do you react to foods?
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ALLERGIES vs SENSITIVITIES vs INTOLERANCES to FOODS Food allergies and food sensitivities became more prevalent over the past few decades. Some common food reactions keep raising. It certainly has a lot to do with the way we live

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Microbiome and gut health
Nov
28
How gut bacteria can contribute to the extra weight
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Linking the gut microbiota to obesity and diabetes Have you ever envied skinny people who eat a lot of unhealthy foods yet remain slim-figured? People often say it’s because of genes or better metabolism, but that’s not the whole

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Microbiome and gut health
Aug
14
Is your gut leaky?
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Let’s face it: exposure to certain factors makes our gut leak! Scientists all over the world are working hard to unravel the puzzles on the growing incidence of many diseases, particularly in Western countries. It will take time before

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Microbiome and gut health
Jul
27
Early antibiotic use may impact health later in life
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“Antibiotics, once being the best intervention ever, now lead to antimicrobial resistance, posing one of the greatest threats to human health” Antibiotic dilemma My first experience with an antibiotic dilemma was directly after my

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Nutrition
Jun
12
Can probiotics prevent flu and colds?
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Respiratory tract infections and probiotics During the 2013-2014 winter, my family accounted many episodes of Respiratory Tract Infections (RTIs). I, my husband, and both my daughters were experiencing recurrent RTIs, and this saga lasted

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Nutrition
Jun
09
Sauerkraut
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Ingredients (for about 2 liters) 1 kilogram white cabbage About 1 1/2 tablespoons sea salt Equipment Widemouth jar or ceramic crock Plate that fits inside jar/crock Smaller jelly jar (filled with water) that fits inside the larger

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Microbiome and gut health
Jun
03
Right from the start: gut microbes in infancy
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Bringing my daughters into this world was quite an unforgettable experience. I had a lot questions and uncertainties prior to giving a birth for the first time so I took birthing workshops, pregnancy yoga classes, and a lactation workshop

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