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Fermentation Benefits!*

I really love fermented foods.  Period.

What better joy and taste is it when you get a bite onto your sandwich and in the midst of all of that protein savoriness and creamy jack cheese, there’s a spike of flavor from the pickled cucumber or (if you’re Asian like me) daikon and carrots? 539 more words

Diet Low in Soluble Fiber Linked to Weight Gain

Calories from high-fiber foods have been called “smart calories” because high-fiber foods such as vegetables, fruits and whole grains tend to be healthier and because fiber fills you up and keeps you feeling full.   259 more words


Antibiotic information we all need to know

Antibiotics are mostly formed from fungi – it’s fungi which produce the chemical component which kills the bacteria. Taking a lot of antibiotics can result in fungal infections, and this is no laughing matter long-term. 635 more words

Dealing with the Aftermath of a Birth Gone Wrong – Emotional Healing

Birth has a way of not going quite according to plan.

I know women who’ve accidentally given birth in the car on the way to the hospital, didn’t make it out the front door when they planned on a hospital birth and even some, like me, who were aiming for an all-natural experience but ended up with an emergency C-Section. 987 more words


About Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Disease

Similarities of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Disease

In taking care of my senior client with Parkinson’s and Dementia, I noticed the past and present health issues: constipation, metal toxicity (skin,hair,eyes) as shown in the body, lack of iron, magnesium and potassium, excess sugar consumption, low levels of Dopamine, intestinal health issues and high levels of anxiety/stress.   750 more words


How Gut Bacteria Supports a Healthy Weight and Long Life

More and more research is emerging that draws a direct link between our weight and the health of our gut flora (including its role in the success of gastric bypass surgery), but this shouldn’t be a surprise. 637 more words