Tag Archives: digestive system

Lectins worse than gluten

December 9, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  One of the reasons grains may be such a problem to eat is because they contain lectins — in addition to gluten. Although gluten in wheat, rye and barley has gotten the headlines, lectins are a bigger problem, according to Sayer Ji, author of The Dark Side of Wheat. Wheat found […]

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Chinese foot reflexology — this is the balance

October 9, 2012

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by Fatina Hijab — Without balance there is chaos. According to Chinese Traditional Medicine (CTM), disease occurs when the body is imbalanced. Foot reflexology helps the body achieve and maintain its natural balance, or homeostasis. Reflexology works on the 11 systems of the human body: muscular, nervous, skeletal, endocrine, digestive, urinary, circulatory, reproductive, respiratory, integumentary […]

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Why proper daily hydration is so important

September 26, 2012

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by Dr. Eli Ber —  One of the primary reasons I pursued a career as a naturopathic physician was out of a desire to find a solution for my own health problems. I was diagnosed with a very aggressive form of Crohn’s Disease at age 16. This caused me to begin actively investigating all treatments […]

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Keys to gut health

February 26, 2012

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by Dr. Denise Grobe —  You have probably heard that probiotics are good for you, but do you know why? It is because these microorganisms in the digestive tract not only improve the function of the digestive system, but overall health as well. The most common of these microorganisims are bifidobacteria and lactobacillus. Probiotics have […]

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