Monthly Archives: May 2021

Histamine Intolerance

A histamine intolerance is when histamine accumulates in the body and does not get broken down and degraded. This results in too much histamine in the body. An intolerance is not necessarily a sensitivity to histamine, but rather an excess of it. Histamine is a neurotransmitter involved in the allergic response and inflammatory response. It […]

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What’s in Your Water?

Even though our tap water has been inspected and has to adhere to EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) guidelines, it doesn’t mean it is safe for human consumption. The EPA guidelines have not been updated in decades, and our tap water still contains many toxins that can be quite harmful. Some of the toxins include heavy […]

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What is the Difference Between Collagen and Bone Broth?

Over the last few years that has been a surge in the popularity of collagen and bone broths. Collagen is a protein in our bodies found in skin, bones, muscles, tendons, blood vessels and the GI system.  It is comprised of 19 amino acids, with especially high amounts of glycine, proline, hydroxyproline, and arginine. However, it […]

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The Gut-Brain Connection

Many studies have shown that there is communication between the gut and the brain, called the gut-brain axis.  The systems are bidirectional, meaning the gut influences the brain and the brain influences the gut.  One way the 2 systems communicate is via the vagus nerve, which connects the central nervous system and the enteric nervous […]

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