Health and Nutrition

Nourishing Traditions - What is a Healthy Diet by Sally Fallon

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An Interview with Gary Taubes and Dr Mercola

By Dr. Mercola DM: Dr. Joseph Mercola GT: Gary Taubes Introduction: DM: Welcome everyone. This is Dr. Mercola. We are honored today to be able to speak to Gary Taubes who is a prominent journalist. He has written a number of books. He has been featured in the New York Times. It‟s interesting that we both share very similar passions and have come to the same approach which is essentially we‟re both journalists in the health field. We‟re about the same age. Gary went to Harvard and Stanford which institutions I have enormous respect for and studied disciplines dear to...

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Fermented Foods and Beverages

body ecology

Fermented Foods and Beverages

  Why Fermented Foods May Be the Next Big Antidepressant By Donna Gates, Body Ecology Diet Gut microbes may influence your behavior. Recent research is starting to catch up to what Donna Gates has been teaching through the Body Ecology Diet for the last fifteen years! Science now suggests that the bacteria in your gastrointestinal tract may have a great influence on your brain activity. In the past 10-15 years, we have seen a growing interest in microbiology. It turns out that bacteria are responsible for many mechanisms in the body. So far, we know that symbiotic microbes in our gastrointestinal...

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Vitamin D Deficiency is Epidemic Around the World

Vitamin D Deficiency is Epidemic Around the World

Story at-a-glance A two-year-long community project implemented at the Medical University of South Carolina confirms 40 to 60 percent of preterm births are prevented by raising pregnant women’s vitamin D to a level of 40 ng/mL Vitamin D optimization also reduces the mother’s risk of preeclampsia, gestational diabetes and prenatal infections by approximately 50 percent Children born of vitamin D-deficient mothers have higher risk of allergies and asthma, colds and flu, dental cavities, diabetes and autism, as well as a higher risk of stroke and cardiovascular disease in later life By Dr. Mercola Despite being simple and inexpensive to address, vitamin...

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Are you eating right for your gut?

Are you eating right for your gut?

Are you eating right for your gut? When it comes to healthy digestion, there are certain nutrients that ensure success. If you want to support your inner ecosystem and seal a leaky gut, make sure to focus on these 13 core nutrients for gut health. Magnesium is critical to your overall wellbeing, including the health of your gut and its related systems. RESTORE AND HEAL: 13 CORE NUTRIENTS FOR GUT HEALTH 1. VITAMIN B1 Vitamin B1 (or thiamin) supports brain health. Some research has found that it might even protect against Alzheimer’s disease. In the body, thiamine supports the digestion...

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