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Could You Have a Gluten Sensitivity?

Bread in a basket; could you have a gluten sensitivity?

The topic of food sensitivities has become more popular over the last several years, with gluten sensitivities being one of the most popular. Gluten-free foods have shown up in nearly every grocery store and restaurant, and more and more people have chosen to adopt a gluten-free diet. Many critics of the gluten-free movement claim that…

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Heartburn and Indigestion

Chili peppers; acid, indigestion, and bloating.

Heartburn and indigestion are common problems that can make eating difficult and stressful. There are several potential causes, and the solution often depends on what is causing it. Poor gut health and poor digestion is believed to be one of the root causes of many common health issues including heartburn, and repairing the gut may…

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Depression Loves Junk Food

Microphone and computer; early warning signs of a thyroid problem.

Depression and other emotional disorders have been on the rise over the last few weeks, mostly due to feelings of isolation during these lockdowns. However, consumption of junk foods like chips, cookies, breads, and fast food have also seen a sharp increase. There is a lot of research showing a connection between depression and the…

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Bad Gut Habits

Potato chips as an example of bad gut habits.

Gut health is so important to your overall physical and emotional health. An imbalance in the gut may contribute to the development of issues like allergies, skin conditions, depression, anxiety, insomnia, and even some autoimmune diseases and certain types of cancer. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to help heal your gut and…

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Causes of Joint Pain

Joint pain affects people of all ages, and it can be caused by several different things. An injury, certain infections and diseases, dehydration, and inflammation can all cause acute or chronic joint pain. Some of these things can be prevented through a proper diet, certain supplements, and light exercise, but what do you do if…

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Balancing the Immune System

We encounter germs all day, every day, so having a healthy, functioning immune system is very important. However, we also encounter many different toxins in our air, food, water, and cosmetics, and chronic inflammation is a growing issue. These things can lead to a poorly functioning or overactive immune system, with each carrying their own…

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Leaky Gut

Autoimmune diseases, allergies, depression, anxiety, cancer, and so many other health issues are much more common today than they were just fifty years ago, but why? There are several causes for the rise in chronic illness, but poor diet and exposure to environmental toxins are arguably the main reasons. Poor nutrition, continuous exposure to toxins…

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