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Leaky Gut Syndrome: Handling Stress

Stress is an everyday part of everyone’s life. There are good stresses and bad stresses.

An example of good stress is “survival stress” when your body prepares you to deal with a potentially life-threatening situation…often referred to as the “fight or flight” mode. 612 more words

Leaky Gut

BBQ Chicken with Colourful Coleslaw and Rice

Simplicity is always a must when cooking for kids.  Along with hiding all the beneficial extras!  Buying a whole chicken is far cheaper than buying the parts – and it is so easy to cook, straight on the barbie. 355 more words


How Jet Lag Can Contribute to Obesity

Working the night shift has long been linked to an increased risk of obesity, heart attack and breast cancer. One 2011 study even showed that shift work lasting a decade or more… 441 more words

Zero-calorie sweeteners may trigger blood sugar risk by screwing with gut bacteria

When artificial sweeteners are in the news, it’s rarely positive. In the last few years, sweeteners have been linked to everything from Type 2 diabetes to cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, and stroke. 55 more words

The Body

Crohn's & Colitis Patient Education Day

This morning we attended the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Patient Education Day at the University of NC – Chapel Hill.

Lots of fantastic information was presented by the  140 more words

Mr Stoma

Fecal Transplants May Soon Be Available in a Pill

When you have Clostridium difficile (C. difficile), a potentially life-endangering infection characterized by diarrhea, you’ll try anything to cure it—even a fecal transplant, which… 282 more words

Stevia Beats Artificial Sweeteners For Blood Sugar

When I learned that artificial sweeteners are contributing to blood sugar problems, I decided that I needed to review the research on stevia to see how it compared. 362 more words