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How Dietary Changes Might Reduce MS Flare-Ups

Send to Kindle Multiple Sclerosis, commonly referred to simply as MS, is an inflammatory disease that affects the brain and spinal cord. It targets the myelin sheaths that surround the nerves and damages them, disrupting the nervous system and causing symptoms that range from fatigue and muscle weakness to brain fog, numbness, and difficulties walking […]

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10 Delicious Recipes for Vinegar Lovers

Send to Kindle Ahh, vinegar. It’s just another one of those amazing gifts from God, or mother Earth – whatever you believe in I guess. But really, the amount of health benefits are insane and all the things it can be used for simply unbelievable. The flavor is downright delicious – all by itself, or […]

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8 Reasons to Get a Massage (Like You Need an Excuse)

Send to Kindle We often think about getting a massage as pampering ourselves – like it’s some kind of indulgent luxury that makes us seem spoiled. But you may be pleasantly surprised to learn about the many health benefits connected to massage. It is truly a natural form of therapy that can address and relieve […]

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Could the GAPS Diet Help My Child…Or Me?

Send to Kindle My grand daughter fell on the autism spectrum around the age of two. It was a stressful time for my daughter’s family, but by the grace of God and a functional medicine doctor who was DAN certified (Defeat Autism Now), she is now a healthy, bright seven year old. Not everyone is so […]

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Hidden Gluten Ingredients You Might Not Know About

Send to Kindle If you’ve been diagnosed with gluten intolerance or celiac disease, you already know (and hopefully avoid!) the most common sources and forms of gluten, such as wheat, rye, barley, oats, and the variants of these ingredients, but there are people out there who only look for these ingredients on labels. While wheat, […]

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No, Cheating on Your Gluten-Free Diet is NOT Okay

Send to Kindle If you’ve been diagnosed with celiac disease or gluten intolerance, you know how important it is to keep everything gluten out of your daily diet. It’s not easy, though. When you factor in your love for certain foods and the fact that hidden gluten ingredients exist, eliminating gluten can be a time-consuming […]

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10 Recipes for a Great Gluten-Free Picnic

Send to Kindle The 4th of July seems to traditionally be one of the most popular holidays for picnics. Whether it’s a family gathering during the day, or a picnic and fireworks at dusk, “4th of July” and “picnic” have been inseparable over the years. If someone in your party has celiac disease or gluten […]

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The Parent’s Guide to Gluten-Free

Send to Kindle Did you know that 1 in 133 people are diagnosed with celiac disease? Or that between 5% and 10% of all people suffer from a gluten sensitivity of some kind? Both of these are four times more common than they were in the 1950s. As little as one year ago, 30% of […]

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Repairing Celiac Damage: Healing Your Gut

Send to Kindle Those with celiac disease know what’s going on. We know about the damage that gluten can cause in our bodies. From flattened intestinal villi and nutrient deficiencies to a weakened immune system, low energy, and depleted serotonin levels, the havoc that gluten wreaks on our bodies is frightening and, in many cases, […]

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When You Should Give Your Kids Digestive Enzymes

Send to Kindle I really don’t think all kids need enzymes. Little ones are typically loaded with them. And if you give them enough fruits and vegetables, they’ll be getting them naturally from their food. It’s as we age that our enzyme supply gets depleted. Which is one of the five reasons we should all […]

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