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8 Remedies for CONSTIPATION

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 32 Comments

Is constipation a problem for you or someone you love? It’s a common symptom, especially among Americans. Many are struggling with compromised gut health. The colon is the final length of the gut where imperfections will often make themselves known. While most reach for various fibers and medications, I’d like to share with you alternatives that I’ve been studying for …

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GLUTAMINE: NOT Recommended for Leaky Gut

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 63 Comments

Many articles recommend using glutamine (also labeled L-glutamine) as a supplement to help heal leaky gut. It provides energy to the small intestines and when converted to glutamate can accelerate healing. Tangentially, it is also recommended by some to abate sugar cravings, or among body builders and athletes for performance and recovery. Certainly many doctors prescribe glutamine for their patients …

EGG-FREE baked goods, AIP, Paleo, Gluten-free and GAPS

Egg-free Baked Goods for the Holidays! {AIP, Paleo, GAPS, & GF}

Megan Healing Diets, Interviews & Guest Posts, Treats, Whole Food Recipes 12 Comments

We found out my own son needed to be egg-free about one year ago. Since that time, I’ve learned to make lots of baked goods with plantains, which have an excellent starch profile and, when paired with gelatin, work well without eggs. This post contains affiliate links. I’ve also made lots of treats that don’t require eggs, like Energy Balls, “Granola” …

How I healed my interstitial cystitis

How I Healed My INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS

Megan Food Philosophy, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 102 Comments

Thank you for supporting this site with purchases made through links in this post. This is a personal post for me, not only because I had IC but because I know that this is an important article for many of you. I know that some of you have been waiting for me to write this so that you might learn …

How to Heal Yeast Infections and Kill Pathogen Overgrowth

How to Heal YEAST INFECTIONS and treat pathogen overgrowth: Part 2 {Candida and more}

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 24 Comments

If you need to conquer internal (or external skin) pathogen overgrowth there are a few components that I have found essential for success. We need to be, firstly and most importantly, on a grain-free, refined-sugar-free diet. An herbal regimen should not only be implemented but rotated to prevent pathogens from morphing. Biofilm disruptors should be included in one’s protocol. Let’s …

BAPS and baking with DE

BAPS Recipe *and* How to Incorporate Diatomaceous Earth into BAKING! for its pathogen-killing properties

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition, Treats, Whole Food Recipes 42 Comments

A couple years ago I connected with a practitioner on the east coast whose specialty was wiping out pathogen overgrowth. I learned a lot from him and while I don’t have a pathogen population of zero, I have reached a tolerable level of equilibrium with my bugs. (I am aware that a healthy level of candida is considered normal or …

Why and How to Take Diatomaceous Earth

Why and How to Take Diatomaceous Earth (for pathogen overgrowth)

Megan Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 28 Comments

Candida overgrowth is an epidemic in our modern times, due in part to the overuse of antibiotics, birth control, steroids, hormone replacement therapy, over-consumption of sugar, and stress. Many of us don’t know the imbalance is occurring until a full blown case of jock itch or a yeast infection breaks loose. This post contains affiliate links. With one of the …

Avocado Sorbet

Avocado-Vanilla Sorbet~ with 7 variations: peppermint, mint chocolate chip, dark chocolate, lime, fresh herb, ice cream, and berry

Megan Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition, Treats, Whole Food Recipes 28 Comments

I used to be a snob about sorbet. Who would want something icey and sugary when you can have cream and honey? And yet, life has its seasons, right? I am in my avocado season now. As you may know, with my cookbook just published, my passionate goal is to put my Hashimoto’s into remission. Every project has a bit …

Sugar to Honey Conversion Chart

EXACT CONVERSION CHART: Sugar –> Honey When Baking!

Megan Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 26 Comments

The first major step many of us take toward wellness is eliminating sugar. In my own health journey I clung to sugar for as long as I could– lots and lots of ice cream. I had a rash on my face that many of our customers still remember. I get comments occasionally (that make me laugh inside), “I haven’t seen …