Thinking Positively About Your Body

Source Body image. This phrase can make people cringe. It can make us criticize ourselves and develop thoughts and actions that can sometimes be harmful. In today’s society we have become both accepting and unaccepting of ourselves without really understanding what acceptance is. While this can be seen as an issue that affects more young girls and…

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Candida Diet Grain-Free Pancakes

I love pancakes. A lot. They’re one of my favorite comfort foods. And the best part? You can eat them for any meal of the day! I mean, what’s not to love about fluffy, round pancakes with a big ol’ glob of peanut butter, cradled in thick, rich syrup!? Well,. . . a lot actually. It…

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This is Your Brain. . .On a Healthy Gut

In the past couple posts we’ve been talking about gut health and its link to cancer and health issues in children such as autism, diabetes, asthma, and behavior. Is it any wonder then, that there is a gut-brain connection that science is only beginning to understand. First, I want to get geeky and explain the blood-brain…

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How Does Gut Health Affect Children?

I wrote a recent post about gut health and its relation to cancer. I think as we age we think more about cancer, heart disease, and issues like arthritis and diabetes. . .but in reality, by the time we start thinking about gut health we’ve already become so entrenched in bad habits and poor lifestyle choices…

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Is ‘Gut Health’ Really THAT Important?

Gut health. It’s not something many of us thought about 10 years ago. (I know I didn’t!) When it came to health concerns our conversations didn’t start with, . . .”My aunt just found out she has gut diasbosis.” So why has gut health become such a hot topic? And. . .is it really THAT important?…

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