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Why You Should Eat Fermented Foods

There is growing interest in the idea that the bacteria in our digestive tract have a strong influence on our overall health. But what difference does it really make? How do we know if we are out of balance? And how do we incorporate these foods easily into our daily

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Fermented Carrots

Want to make your own probiotics without a probiotic pill, kombucha SCOBY, or kefir grains? I mean a super-easy, anti-inflammatory, gut-friendly probiotic recipe? Then this recipe is for you!! I took a fermentation food course with Meghan Telpner (info here) and learned about how easy it is to ferment vegetables on

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How to Get More Veggies in Your Day

There is one food that everyone agrees is healthy … VEGETABLES! Regardless of your personal eating style, non-starchy vegetables should be a big part of your diet. They are nutrient dense powerhouses that are nutrish and delish! Numerous vegetables are touted for their important healing benefits. Whether it’s the cardiovascular benefits of

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Gut Health and Your Child

Digestion is one of those things that we know is important, but we don’t pay much attention to it until something goes wrong. It’s only when we feel the discomfort of bloating, gas, constipation, or diarrhea that we stop to think about what to do.  But often it’s hard to

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How to Improve Your Gut Health

“All disease begins in the gut.” – Hippocrates More and more research shows that our digestive system has a bigger role in many diseases than we used to think. And we’re not only talking about the things you might connect to digestion such as heartburn, constipation, diarrhea, IBS, IBD, etc.

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Nutrition and Mental Health

With the increasing incidence of mental health conditions, it’s good to reflect on supporting our mental health and that of our loved ones. The statistics are staggering, as depression is now the leading cause of ill health and disability, with more than 300 million suffering with it worldwide. That is an increase

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How To Reduce Stress

STRESS!!! It is so commonplace that many of us have normalized it and given up trying to address it. But stress is extremely damaging to the body and is a factor in most of our negative health symptoms. To explain the process… we have a natural “fight or flight” stress

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What Does “Leaky Gut” Mean

Have you ever heard the term “leaky gut” and wondered what that means? It’s a common term in health articles and, it’s thought to be partly responsible for many common symptoms and conditions (e.g. intolerances, joint pain, and autoimmune diseases). But what exactly is leaky gut? What causes it? What kinds of

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