Blog 2017-11-14T12:08:18+00:00

The Skinny on Cholesterol: Part 1

Is cholesterol okay? This is the ever popular concern many people have when starting on a high-fat diet and is exactly what kept most of us in a fat phobic state for decades. There is so much information in the literature now regarding the essential role cholesterol plays in a healthy body. Unfortunately, the truth regarding the benefits of [...]

What is GAPS?

GAPS stands for both Gut and Psychology Syndrome and Gut and Physiology Syndrome.  The termed coined by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride is to describe the connection between the state of our digestive system and the function of our brains and bodies. How does GAPS work? Basically if your digestive system is compromised and not functioning properly, the rest of your [...]

By | November 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog, Chronic Fatigue, Leaky Gut|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What even is a Leaky Gut?

What even is a Leaky Gut?  Lesson #1 You hear about it all the time but what actually is it? And more importantly is it affecting you? Your small intestine has a very thin layer of cells constructing its walls and creating its border.  These are called epithelial cells and they are equipped with tight junctions that allow them [...]

Why to Embrace a Grain Free Diet

Going Grain Free Even though a grain free diet offers amazing and delicious meals why would you want to try it? Going grain free would mean nothing to you if it did not change the way you feel and give you real health results. Well, you’ll be pleased to know that the many health benefits of going grain-free are [...]

By | November 19th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Food Allergies & Intolerances, Grain Free, Inflammation|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

So what is the Ketogenic Diet?

You’ve heard about ketosis, Keto, Keto-adapted, and a Ketogenic diet since it has been quickly gaining popularity in mainstream diets.  So many of us have health symptoms that mainstream medicine has been unable to help so we’ve been searching desperately for new answers on our own. The Ketogenic diet on its most basic level is a high fat, moderate [...]

By | November 18th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Diets, Ketogenic Diet|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Is your blood sugar balanced?

What exactly happens inside of you when you eat that big or even small dessert? Do you know that when you eat carbohydrates in any form, whether its refined sugar, processed foods, grains, natural sweeteners, or even fruits and starchy vegetables such as potatoes, sweet potatoes, parsnips, and cassava your body turns it all into glucose? It true, all [...]

By | November 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Blood Sugar, Diets, Insulin Resistance, Low Carb|0 Comments