Rejuvenate your Liver & Energy Plan A detox is in order if you find that you are using coffee or sugar to mask your fatigue, alcohol to help deal with stress or over the counter pills to deal with headaches. When we work to reduce the load on the liver and at the same time aid the … Read more
Fermented Foods – a new paradigm? Peaceful co-existence with microbes rather than warfare?? Is it possible? It’s a radical thought but one that’s growing amongst the whole-foodists, paleos, home-cooking advocates, cutting edge nutritionists and all the other rebels, skeptics and change agents questioning the prevailing wisdom around the so-called food we currently eat. But why … Read more
As Sivanna health, where I am now practicing, we use a lot of functional medicine testing to help find out exactly what’s going on inside the body of our clients. With digestive issues immensely prevalent, I wanted to share this article by colleague Leisa Wheeler on the five possible outcomes you might find from the … Read more
To see the full article please go to: http://www.larabriden.com/insight-into-acne-dairy-sugar/ Insight into Acne. Dairy, Sugar and mTOR. If you suffer acne, or treat acne, then 2012 was an important year. That was when this ground-breaking paper came out of Germany: ‘Diet in Acne: Further Evidence for the Role of Nutrient Signalling in Acne Pathogenesis’. The full … Read more
Let’s talk about the unmentionables… Can relieving constipation help with weight loss? And if yes, is there a safe way to do it? This week I heard a story of an unhealthy, overweight man who followed a raw food detoxification program. In one day he lost over 6 kgs and had 12 bowel motions! OMG!! … Read more
Are you out of control? Maybe you are a Carb Addict? Did you know we crave what we’re allergic to? Or to put it another way, we can become addicted to what we are sensitive to. Do you really have a binge eating disorder or an emotional eating problem OR are you simply addicted to … Read more
Could your health and your weight improve with the removal of gluten-containing products from your diet? You could do a blood test to find out if you are reacting to gluten or you could remove gluten for a couple of weeks and then reintroduce it, taking note of your symptoms. Gluten can take a while … Read more
Stress and poor sleep Our adrenal glands make the hormone cortisol in response to stress. Excess levels of cortisol can cause fluid retention, bloating and weight gain around the neck, trunk and abdomen. If stress is severe or prolonged, it can cause chronic elevation of the hormones cortisol and adrenaline and this can result in … Read more
Why cheap food isn’t really cheap What are most processed foods made of? What are the cheapest foods on the planet? What foods make us fat? The answer is, my friends, the same for each question: I have affectionately named them “the 4 white devils” and they include: White flour White sugar White salt and … Read more
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