Treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome with food, and go for a lasting resolution. If you have diarrhea, oily stools, gas or gut pain, my version of the Elimination Diet and Low Fodmaps Diet for IBS is worth a try. NOTE: THIS WON'T BE EASY BUT THE PAYOFF CAN BE HUGE! IBS at its simplest is just two things: incomplete digestion and improper absorption of food (they're different). Inflammation of the gut and yeast or bacterial overgrowth are part of ... Keep Reading >
What is the Best Diet For Human Beings?
The best diet for human beings includes the foods we evolved to eat. What our teeth, enzymes and intestines can process. My article and Primal Diet - Modern Health Podcast here called "What To Eat On the Paleo Diet: The Definitive Guide" will give lots more details about what to eat and why when you finish reading this article. We didn't used to eat hybridized grains, sugars, or dairy products. We did eat fishes and animals and gathered ... Keep Reading >
Why is Rosita Cod Liver Oil So Good For You?
Why is Rosita Cod Liver Oil so good for you? Here's the story! Rosita was founded by Archie Welch, co-founder of Corganic.com offering products for the Autism Spectrum. His concern over reports of digestive stress and illness with Green Pasture Fermented Cod Oil led him to Norway and the rediscovery of ancient methods for harvesting Cod Oil. It's a fascinating story! We spoke in this previous podcast (and extensive blog post) in 2014 where ... Keep Reading >
What Are the Best Grains to Add to Paleo?
What are the best grains to add to Paleo? Here's my Primal Diet - Modern Health podcast on this topic and an article for you too... The Paleo Diet eliminates cereal grains such as wheat, rice and corn, and the pseudo-grains such as quinoa, millet and buckwheat. This article on "The Definitive Guide to The Paleo Diet" explains why, what to eat, what kinds of fats, tubers, vegetables and much, much more. We avoid grains (grass seed) because ... Keep Reading >
Keep Calcium Out of Your Arteries! The Vitamin K2 Heart Disease Link
The Vitamin K2 heart disease link is intriguing. Just as the calcium in hard water can clog pipes and ruin your dishwasher and sprinklers, calcium can be incorrectly deposited in the lining of our arteries. If we don't have enough Vitamin K2 to place the calcium properly in bones and teeth, it can land in places you don't want it. Calcium in the arteries is part of Atherosclerosis - hardening of the arteries. When arteries become narrow, ... Keep Reading >
5 Steps I Took To Heal Leaky Gut
If you want better health now and in the future, you have to heal leaky gut. It's the key to preventing and reversing autoimmune disorders which some say most ALL of us have. And to helping resolve pain, indigestion, allergies, headaches, rashes and more. Remind me! What is Leaky Gut Syndrome? Here's what I wrote in my "Leaky Gut Symptoms, Causes & Tests" in June 2016: "The small intestine digests and absorbs nutrients, makes much of our ... Keep Reading >
Leaky Gut Symptoms, Causes and Tests
What are Leaky Gut symptoms and is there a reliable Leaky Gut test? Why is leaky gut so important? Leaky Gut Syndrome may be the cause of most chronic health problems in the body and brain. Intestinal Permeability is linked to the extreme rise of autoimmune, inflammatory and intestinal disorders in the last 40 years. Heal the gut and help your immune system, digestion, hormones and neurotransmitters. If you want to hear my Primal Diet - ... Keep Reading >
10 Healthy Ways to Reduce Stomach Bloating
Reduce stomach bloating the healthy way, without toxic fasts or cleanses... Fix the true causes of belly bloat and you'll be healthier as well as trimmer. What causes abdominal bloating? Stomach bloat is generally caused by food fermenting in the intestines (not a good thing). Eliminating hard-to-digest foods can work wonders for a bloated abdomen. (See TIPS # 1 - 3). Then let's look at Insulin Resistance, infection, the thyroid, gall ... Keep Reading >
100 Hidden Symptoms of Celiac Disease
There are more than 100 hidden symptoms of Celiac Disease and many more less known or rare ones. It's important to get tested if you recognize these symptoms. Even if you think you "only" have a mild gluten intolerance, you could be wrong and putting your future (or your child's future) at risk. You will be more committed to completely avoiding all forms of gluten if you see elevated antibodies on a lab report. Just as with Hashimoto's - ... Keep Reading >
Are Cleanses and Detox Diets Healthy?
Are cleanses and detox diets healthy? What about juice fasting, elimination diets, laxative herbs or liver tonics? Are there benefits to a short term cleanse if your long-term lifestyle is not balanced? With dozens of companies offering pills, books, meal plans and advice, goal setting is your first priority. What exactly is your goal and is this just a short term thing? Do you really just wish to lose weight but still talk about it in ... Keep Reading >
Balance Your Microbiome Bacteria with Chris Kelly
Chris Kelly of Nourish Balance Thrive joins me in this Primal Diet - Modern Health podcast on how to balance your Microbiome bacteria. We talk about SIBO testing, Organic Acids urine testing, proper stool testing and how to get good and bad gut bacteria in balance on a Paleo Diet. Chris mentions helpful plant foods that feed the good bacteria, such as dandelion leaves, endive, Jerusalem artichokes, onions, garlic and the cruciferous ... Keep Reading >
50 Ingredients for Low Carb Paleo Smoothies Without Recipes
Low Carb Paleo Smoothies are a great way to help get plenty of cooked, wilted or pureed veggies daily. Mix and match the 50 low carb ingredients below in a Nutri-Bullet, BlendTec or Vita Mix. (A regular blender won't work). HINT: Buy a BlendTec or Vitamix refurbished. 50 Ingredients for Easy Paleo Smoothies with no recipes! Each Smoothie Bowl will be different, depending on what's on hand. Most combinations taste good but you can quickly blend ... Keep Reading >