The Liver: the Body’s Biochemical Mastermind We just don’t think that much about our livers and the job they do for us every minute; it is the largest and most complex organ in the body. It stores nutrition but, at the same time, it is a detoxification center and part of the immune system response.… Read More Detox and Cleanse the Liver
The Starch Solution is a new book by Dr. John A. McDougall and his wife. While the recipes are FANTASTIC, please read the book before skipping straight to the recipes, as I did the first time I got it. Basically, he is telling us that we need to go back to the diet of the… Read More The Starch Solution – Book Review
An excerpt from a FACT article that will help those of you struggling with “gut” reactions! GI Specialists Suspect Specific Carbohydrates May Cause Painful Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome •By MELINDA BECK As many as 20% of adults at some point suffer from a painful digestive disorder that is difficult to diagnose and has no… Read More Check Your Gut
New Insights into Gluten Intolerance – Not the Usual Yada, Yada, Yada on Gluten – This gets Serious, and most importantly, detectable. Bread may not be the staff of life anymore. A lot has been said about the benefits of the Adkins diet, more recently the South Beach and then Paleo Diet; I have been… Read More Is Gluten the Culprit, Really? Or Are the Gluten Sensitives Just Weirdos?
Energy Soup: My husband Duke was recently at Ann Wigmore Institute where he ate energy soup for every meal; he also had a lot of fresh wheat grass and swam every day in the Atlantic, but that’s another story. You can simplify this recipe if you like, but don’t forget the dulse and nori for… Read More Energy Soup for Abundant Health
There is nothing really fun about that fungi that overpopulates your gut, causing bloating, liver overload, decreased thyroid function and fluid retention because your body is trying to dilute all of the toxic byproducts from these mycotoxins! Do you suspect you have leaky gut? Candida overgrowth can cause dysbiosis and toxins can enter the blood… Read More Who Put the “Fun” in Fungus?
Could Low Hydrochloric Acid (stomach acid) be the cause of your illness? Compiled by Betty S. O’Brian Many people don’t digest their food because of low acid in the stomach; many things may cause this, but generally age is a huge factor. At least 50% of people in their 60’s and even more in later… Read More Low Stomach Acid Confusion Explained
Tonight I am in Dallas and have been talking with some locals here in the hotel. It seems we don’t need to worry about getting stung by wasps or bees around here because the arial spraying being done to destroy mosquitos is destroying all of the insects (doing no harm to humans, of course). If… Read More Assault on Mother Earth
If you are reaching for cold water or hot coffee first thing in the morning, consider this list of reasons to drink room temperature or warm lemon water from fresh squeezed, organic lemons. Just adding the lemon will give you vitamin C, iron, calcium, potassium and fiber…and did you know that lemon is the only… Read More Lemon Water Benefits
My family has a history of mental health issues. Although I have never had any diagnosed mental illness, my sisters and brother and cousins have. In my office, I see people every week who have and are suffering from not only the illness, but the terrible effects of the drugs. Most recently, I have seen… Read More Green Mental Health