Category: Health

gut microbiome research

Gut Microbiome Research and the Health Food Industry

“Probiotics are going to play definitely an increasing role as we learn more about them,” Vuyisich says. “There’s unlimited amount of knowledge that that is out there and we’re just scratching the surface. And so the revolution has begun. I would like to ask everyone to contribute to this revolution in order to enable people to live healthier lives.” 

Gut microbiome

Therapeutic Tools for Gut Microbiome Health

The health of your gut microbiome is linked to all different sorts of positive health outcomes. Today, there are emerging therapeutic tools that can help people better protect and enhance the health of their gut.

Nutrient-dense food

Bigger, Brighter, Blemish-Free, and No Nutrient Density

Nutrient density in food items we eat is an extremely important issue that is beginning to pop up on the radars of consumers around the country.

Why pregnant women eat dirt geophagy

Why Pregnant Women Eat Dirt: Benefits Of Geophagy

As a child, most of us at some time or another probably made mud pies or dirt tortillas. The ability to take a bit of soil, add some water, and begin to shape that soil into a delectable smorgasbord of imaginary food items is one of those universal childhood games. We probably also received a…
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Itraconazole, An Affordable Treatment for COVID-19?

Itraconazole: An Affordable Treatment for COVID-19?

I spend most of my time reading studies and textbooks on diets, ingredients, and human diseases.  However, last year I was forced into a position where I had to do some extensive research into Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) caused by feline coronavirus (FCoV) and stumbled across a rather unconventional, but noteworthy treatment.  But why does…
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Orthorexia is Bullshit

Orthorexia is Bullshit. Or is it?

Many from within the Paleo Community and other communities as well have declared that the entire concept of Orthorexia is Bullshit, even though it is clear that it is a rising term amongst eating disorder practitioners. It’s time to critically examine our beliefs around the eating disorder. Though Orthorexia Nervosa is considered a serious medical condition,…
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healing leaky gut

10 Tips for Healing Leaky Gut

The leaky gut syndrome is a condition by which the lining of the intestine becomes damaged, leading to increased intestinal permeability. The intestinal lining is one of the immune system’s major lines of defense against infections, toxins, and other threats that are introduced into the body through food and drink. Normally, the intestinal epithelial cells…
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propolis spray review

Beekeeper’s Naturals Propolis Spray Review

What is propolis? Propolis has been used medicinally since at least 350 B.C., the time of Aristotle. Greeks & Assyrians have used propolis for its healing properties to treat tumors & wounds; and Egyptians used it with their mummification process. Bee propolis is a composition of essential oils, waxes and resin, that bees collect from…
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Is Low Stomach Acid Bad For Your Health?

Is Low Stomach Acid Bad For Your Health? If you have ever watched television during the weeknight evening hours or had your regular radio programming interrupted by some messages from the sponsors, it is likely that you have been inundated with a slew of advertisements for antacids and acid-suppressing drugs, including the “purple pill” (Nexium), Prilosec, Prevacid, Pepcid AC, Zantac, and…
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5 Tips for Hormonal Balance for Women

The following is an excerpt from The Paleo Miracle 2:  Women of Strength by Joseph Salama and Adam Farrah (with a foreword by Sarah Fragoso and contribution by Kathryn Haldiman).    Hormonal imbalance is an epidemic in our modern society that can wreak havoc on women in a multitude of ways. Hormones are chemical messengers…
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