Disease · Nutrition

Gluten-Free Grains

If you deal with celiac disease, gluten intolerance or wheat allergies, you may be searching for grains you can actually eat. Here’s a list of gluten-free grains from The Whole Grains Council.  

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I Finally Did It

Yep. I finally did it. I’ve been putting it off for quite a while. I dreaded doing it. I feared the repercussions but I did it. I finally told my teenagers we are getting off sugar and gluten. Besides the blank stares and the crickets chirping, it went well. They also got the news we… Continue reading I Finally Did It

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Nutrition: Healing of the Body AND the Mind

The more I research the nutritional values of foods, the more I am convinced that nutrition is the key to good physical health. Look at these benefits: Vitamin A is an antioxidant that improves eyesight, aids in bone growth, maintains healthy hair and skin and makes our teeth strong. Kale, sweet potatoes, apricots, broccoli, sweet red… Continue reading Nutrition: Healing of the Body AND the Mind

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Top 10 Magnesium Rich Foods

Magnesium is a mineral vital to the proper functioning of the metabolic processes in our bodies. Here are some excellent sources of magnesium.

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Friendly Bacteria

It’s important to understand the role friendly bacteria plays in our overall health. Probiotics Probiotics are live micro-organisms that help maintain the natural balance of organisms (microflora) in the intestines. Probiotics may be used to: help with other causes of diarrhea help prevent infections in the digestive tract help control immune response (inflammation), as in inflammatory… Continue reading Friendly Bacteria