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Jul27

How to Recover From Getting Glutened

It’s happened to all of us. You order something at a restaurant and, even though the server insisted it was gluten-free … you definitely don’t feel right.

Whether gluten triggers your autoimmune disease, you have non-celiac gluten sensitivity, or you simply feel better when you stay away from it, getting glutened is no fun. And for those with celiac disease, gluten can cause serious intestinal damage.

Luckily, there are a few things you can do to bounce back quickly from getting gluten exposure, aka “getting glutened”.

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Jul25

Don’t Neglect Your Glutathione: Here’s Why

Can you think of the number one resource your body can’t survive without?

Oxygen? Water? Maybe food?

If you said oxygen, you’d be correct.

The basic ‘rule of threes’ says that a human being can live for approximately three minutes without oxygen, three days without water and three weeks without food.

And just like oxygen is absolutely necessary for our survival, there’s one antioxidant that plays a similarly critical role in maintaining our health.

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Jul25

The Truth About Vit D (Beyond Bone Health)

If it was possible for a nutrient to be mistreated, it’d be vitamin D.

Ok…that might sound silly but for such an incredible, multi-faceted vitamin to be underutilized and underappreciated really is a shame!

For years, it was put in a little corner and only associated with strong bones.

Of course, I’m not debating that. Vitamin D does promote calcium absorption in the gut, is needed for bone growth and remodeling and protects against osteoporosis, rickets, fractures and more.

I’m just saying that the benefits of vitamin D reach far beyond “good bones,” and research is finally proving that.

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Jul18

The Nutritional Impact of Organ Meats on Hormone Health

We all know how important balanced hormones are to our health. What is a little harder to wrap our heads around is all the moving parts and nutrients involved in keeping everything in perfect balance.

For instance: If your pituitary gland doesn’t receive enough magnesium or vitamins D and E, it won’t have what it needs to secrete hormones properly. Then the various organs and glands that depend on pituitary signals will be impacted as well.

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Jul09

6 Foods That Can Devastate Your Gut

Everyone wants to know what to eat to cultivate a healthy gut these days.

And while many of my prior posts have laid a solid foundation for what to ADD to your diet to cultivate gut health, there is still one REALLY important topic we have to cover to ensure you get your world-class GUT...

What NOT to eat.

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Jun06

11 Tips for Radiant Skin

Have you ever felt like acne-free, RADIANT skin was just not in the cards for you?

I can definitely relate. Once I hit my twenties, it seemed my skin broke out CONSTANTLY.

But since figuring out my triggers, I went from helpless and frustrated to curious, confident and empowered. And today, I am (mostly) acne-free!  smile

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