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 …

Paleo *Copycat Cream of Wheat* Porridge {gut-healing, 3 ingredients, GAPS, Keto}

Paleo *Copycat Cream of Wheat* Porridge {gut-healing, 3 ingredients, GAPS, Keto, AIP}

I’ve been making this porridge for years, and only recently when my teenage son starting making it for himself, did I realize that I better share it. This Paleo porridge is very similar in flavor and appearance to Cream of Wheat, but it’s, of course, grain-free; and it’s comfort-food-delicious! With only 3 ingredients, it whips up in 5 minutes. I …

Which SEEDS Should Be Soaked for Eating — and HOW {for nutrition, digestion and culinary purposes}

I used to think that only the larger seeds and nuts needed soaking or sprouting before eating them. But the more I’ve learned about phytic acid, the more my eyes have been opened: High phytic acid exists in all seeds and nuts; and although it seems tricky to soak seeds like flax or chia, we’ll talk about easy solutions! Remember: …

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 …

Paleo & AIP Taco Shells: made with just 3 ingredients! You'll LOVE having a taco feast that's better than corn! #paleotacos #aiptacos #paleomexicanfood #aipmexicanfood #plantains #paleotortillas #aiptortillas

Paleo & AIP Plantain Taco Shells (no corn; 3 ingredients!)

Taco shells, when you haven’t eaten anything like them for (in our case) YEARS, are SUCH a pleasure. And everyone I know who’s eaten these taco shells prefers them to corn tortillas. How is that even possible? I think it’s because plantains are awesome. And sometimes the foods allowed on restricted diets still happen to be the most awesome foods! …

KETO Verde Chicken & Cheese Enchiladas (also Primal/GAPS Diet) #keto #enchiladas #lowcarbenchiladas #gaps #ketodinner #ketomexican #lowcarbmexicanfood #easyketo #primaldinner #gapsdinner

KETO Verde Chicken & Cheese Enchiladas (also Primal/GAPS Diet)

Keto Verde Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas are sure to satisfy: high-fat comfort food, perfectly suited for not only the Keto diet, but also Primal and GAPS eaters. KETO meals are satisfying for so many reasons! Most people enjoy eating high-fat meals because they stabilize blood sugar levels; fats nourish and heal. Fats turn into energy for muscles and brain. Specifically, …

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 …