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Fibromyalgia – There Is a Cure

Fibromyalgia – There Is a Cure Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized commonly by one or several of the following symptoms: widespread musculoskeletal pain, chronic fatigue, insomnia, memory loss and mood disorders. As with most chronic illness Western Medicine is only able to prescribe medication that can only suppress the symptoms at best.    In order to actually …

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Fish Oil During Pregnancy Prevents Asthma in Children

Previous research has shown that consuming adequate amounts of omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy is important for the development of the child’s brain and visual system, and may also reduce the risk of preterm delivery. Americanpregnancy.org states:  “the typical American diet is greatly lacking in Omega—3’s. Research indicates that the two most beneficial omega-3s are EPA …

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The Larger the Stool

The US Department of Agriculture reports that the top nine foods eaten by Americans are whole cow’s milk, 2% milk, processed American cheese, white bread, white flour, white rolls. Refined sugar, colas and ground beef.  When you look at this list it becomes immediately obvious that fiber, especially in the form of fruits and vegetables, …

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Peanut-allergy

Peanut Allergy

Peanut allergies are becoming more increasingly prevalent among children. As a way to combat the rising number of allergy to peanuts, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases recommends introducing peanuts in the form of blended solids or powder before the age of 6 months or earlier if the child is allergy-prone. The hope …

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Fire ‘Cider’

This apple cider maceration is fiery due to the hot spices it contains.  Fire cider is a classic herbal remedy to boost the immune system during flu and cold, stimulate circulation and enhance digestion.  The finished pressed vinegar can be taken by the spoonful when coming down with a cold, used to prepare a tea with …

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Feel-full

Feel Full

Cooked food is easier to digest and extract calories from, which scientists feel was probably an important factor in human evolution after our ancestors invented cooking. Below are listed foods and their digestibility both raw and cooked. Food       Raw                         Cooked …

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YUM – Plant-Based Recipes for a Gluten Free Diet.

While there has been a backlash among media columnists and late-night comedians about gluten sensitivity the issue is real and is often underappreciated by medicine. Often when evaluating patients with complex health issues I find that food sensitivities are a contributing factor in their symptoms. These patients often come in on a multitude of medications …

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