Monthly Archives: April 2021

Love Your Liver

The liver is involved in over 500 functions in the body, and it is critical for digestion, metabolism, immunity and nutrient storage. It acts our detoxification system by filtering toxins, medication, pesticides and thing that may be harmful to the body. Our health is dependent on how well the body removes harmful substances and waste. […]

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Should I Eat Gluten?

Gluten-free products are the rage, with countless boxes of goods filling the supermarkets.  But what is gluten and should you avoid it? Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. People with celiac disease and gluten intolerance  should definitely avoid gluten. Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition, which causes your body to attack its […]

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The Power of Selenium

Selenium is a mineral found in the soil and available in foods such as mushrooms, Brazil nuts, eggs, sunflower seeds, liver, fish, turkey, chia seeds, and chicken breast. The selenium content of different foods vary by the mineral content of the soil, and deficiencies can occur in soil devoid of nutrients. Selenium is a powerful […]

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Castor Oil to Detox

Toxins are everywhere, from the air we breathe to the foods we eat to the products we put on our bodies. Our liver does a great job of eliminating toxins, but factors such as stress and poor diet can strain our systems and result in toxic overload. This results in symptoms such as poor sleep, […]

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An Easy Way to Fight Inflammation

Have you ever heard of Pau D’arco? Pau D’arco is an evergreen tree, whose inner tree bark lining has medicinal properties. The simplest way to consume pau d’arco is through drinking it as a tea. Pau D’arco contains quinoids, benzenoids and flavonoids and naphthoquinones, which are anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial, and have been shown to kill […]

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