10 Ways to Protect Your Gut if you have to take Ibuprofen (Advil/Motrin) or other NSAIDs

While I haven’t taken ibuprofen for many years, I have loved ones who use it occasionally or rely on it regularly. This article looks at what happens to the gut and organ systems as a result of repeated ibuprofen use, noticeable symptoms that may occur and some possible alternatives. The article also provides solutions for how to protect the gut …

Low-Histamine AND Lectin-free Combined Food List {Grocery List with Printable!} + Chicory Breve Latte recipe! #lowhistamine #histamines #lectinfree #lowlectin #chicory #foodlist #herbalcoffee #chicorycoffee

Low-Histamine AND Lectin-free Combined Food List {Grocery List with Printable!} + Chicory Breve Latte recipe!

A sometimes discouraging challenge arises for many of us when health circumstances lead us to adopt two restrictive diets at the same time. This post combines two diets: low-histamine and lectin-free (or low lectin), to help those who need to navigate grocery shopping and cooking (and eating!) with many new restrictions. This article is meant to free up your mind …

Dangers of Low-Carb Diets Long Term and ways around those risks! This post applies to Low-carb, Keto, some Paleo diets, the GAPS diet and the Atkins diet. Learn what health risks exist so you can avoid them. #lowcarb #keto #gapsdiet #atkins #health #diet #danger #wellness #diy #holistic

Dangers of Low-Carb Diets Long term {Keto, GAPS, Atkins, Low-Carb} — & ways around those risks

The benefits of ketogenic and low-carb diets are irrefutable: gains for medical conditions like epilepsy (source), Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, autism, depression, headaches, brain injury, cancer, PCOS, narcolepsy and metabolic deficiencies (source). There are thousands of cases of weight loss for obese patients who would otherwise have lost hope (see some amazing examples here). The Keto diet also offers benefits …

How and Why to Drink Bentonite Clay

How and Why to Drink Bentonite Clay (for anti-radiation, detoxification, gut-healing and more); with recipe

Mineral-rich and volcanic in origin, bentonite clay could be considered a panacea amidst the world’s deluge of toxins. Chronic degenerative diseases and cancer are modern health epidemics. Here we discuss why and how to drink bentonite clay: Bentonite clay provides minerals to the body, even while it helps to repair the gut and detoxify the system. Bentonite clay cleanses the …

Why to Choose Celtic Sea Salt over Himalayan!

Years ago, I bought and used Himalayan salt, believing it to be mineral-rich and much better than table salt. Sea salt was what I had been using. I thought the two salts were interchangeable, and because so many people recommend Himalayan, I thought perhaps it was THE superior salt. What happened next and what my doctor (read about him here …

How to Make 2-Ingredient Digestive Bitters {5 minutes to make; improve digestion; detox the liver}

How to Make 2-Ingredient Digestive Bitters {5 minutes to make; improve digestion; detox the liver}

A few supplements come to mind as being fundamental for good health, for most people. Digestive bitters is one of them. Bitters is an herbal tincture that improves digestion and liver function. But the key to this article is also saving money. One 4-ounce bottle of bitters costs over $40. Our family of five goes through those bottles quickly. Our budget …

Overnight Decoction of Dandelion and Nettles, for detoxification~ This tea can be made ahead of time and kept in the fridge. Drink 1-2 glasses daily for so many health benefits. #nettles #detox #herbaltea #dandelion #burdock #redclover #detoxtea #detoxherbs #livercleanse #immuneboostingfoods #immuneboosters

Overnight Decoction of Dandelion and Nettles {iced healing tea, for detox}

Up to four herbs can be put into this tea. They each have amazing health benefits, not the least of which is detoxification. One to two glasses of this iced (or hot) tea is beneficial to drink daily each spring. Let’s look at dandelion and nettles’ properties, as well as burdock’s and red clover’s. You’ll love the way they cleanse …

10 Best Natural Supplements for your Pet's Health #pethealth #petsupplements #petfood #petholistic

Best Natural Remedies and Supplements for your Pet’s Health (Dog and Cat)

When we talk about eating beautifully, it’s not just for humans. Your pet’s diet and natural supplements will determine their health and longevity, just like human nutrition steers the course for our wellness. This post shares the top ten best natural supplements and remedies (and dietary guidance) — both for cats’ and dogs’ everyday needs, as well as for acute …

Period Pain Foods: What to Eat and Not to Eat to Reduce Menstrual Cramps

Period Pain Foods: What to Eat and What Not to Eat *to Reduce Menstrual Cramps*

Menstrual pain is caused by prostaglandins, fatty acid compounds found in cells throughout our body– and specifically found in the epithelial layer of the uterus. Prostaglandins play many roles in the body. Among these, they cause uterine contractions and inflammation. When the uterine lining is shed starting a woman’s cycle each month, prostaglandins are released, thus contractions ensue– what we …

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How Many Carbs to Eat: Weight Loss, Blood Sugar, Exercise and Insulin!

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links in this post. While the title of this post uses the words weight loss, we’re here to talk health. This conversion guide (below) and discussion are tools to help us understand the relationship between carb intake and fat storage. And perhaps even more importantly, the guide below is designed to …