Auto-Immune Diseases

  1. Autophagy and Fasting: Is it Healthy for You?

    Autophagy and Fasting:  Is it Healthy for You?
    When the word cleansing or detox comes to mind, what do you think of? Adopting a specific detox diet, or liquid cleanse, or enema perhaps? While there are some key steps you can take to cleanse your body, our body also has the innate ability to clean bad cells and toxins out through a recycling process of autophagy in order to...
  2. What is Intermittent Fasting?

    What is Intermittent Fasting?
    Even though intermittent fasting, also known as time restricted feeding, may seem like a relatively new term since it has become a popular trend over the years, the intermittent eating pattern has actually been around for centuries, and even plays a role in certain religions. Contrary to what some may believe, this type of fasting isn’t necessarily a diet. It’s...
  3. What do oxalates in food do to the body?

    What do oxalates in food do to the body?
    The first thought that normally comes to mind when you eat a spinach salad or drink a green smoothie is that you’re going to eat something truly healthy that will provide your body with some powerful nutrients to thrive off of. Well, for some, that can be the case. Yet for many others who have a hard time processing the...
  4. Are a Baby’s Gut Bacteria the Secret to Growing Healthier with Age?

    Are a Baby’s Gut Bacteria the Secret to Growing Healthier with Age?
    The healthy bacteria found in a newborn baby’s gut help to strengthen digestion and boost immunity. As we grow older, a special strain of protective bacteria declines, making a daily probiotic all the more important.
  5. Common Thyroid Problems Linked to This Ultra-Important Vitamin

    Common Thyroid Problems Linked to This Ultra-Important Vitamin
    A deficiency in one critical vitamin could be at the root of your thyroid troubles. Research suggests that low levels of this vitamin can cause a decline in thyroid health.
  6. Could Air Travel Trigger an Autoimmune Response? 4 Tips to Protect Your Health

    Could Air Travel Trigger an Autoimmune Response? 4 Tips to Protect Your Health
    Not only is air travel stressful, but it can deprive the body of oxygen! This shift in the balance may lead to gastrointestinal flare-ups, especially for those with pre-existing digestive conditions.
  7. How to Stop the Downward Spiral of a Leaky Gut

    How to Stop the Downward Spiral of a Leaky Gut
    If your gut is chronically inflamed, there is no end to the damage it can do to your body. Find out two important ways to bring your gut health back into balance.
  8. Why Antibiotics Put You at Risk for Viral Infection

    Why Antibiotics Put You at Risk for Viral Infection
    One drug could make the common cold or flu worse by strengthening viral infection.
  9. Can Genetics Explain an Unhealthy Gut?

    Can Genetics Explain an Unhealthy Gut?
    Your genetic makeup affects your gut health just as much as diet and lifestyle choices. Find out two important ways to influence your health.

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