Tagged with Sugar

What the heck is SIBO?

What the heck is SIBO?

What is SIBO? Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) occurs when gut bacteria become too plentiful in the small intestine leading to symptoms of gas, bloating, diarrhea or constipation. In a healthy gut there are huge numbers of bacteria in the large intestine (which is also called the colon) and relatively small numbers of bacteria in … Continue reading

Blueberry Bliss Bars

Blueberry Bliss Bars

Blueberry Bliss Bars I love this versatile recipe which I adapted from an original recipe at mynewroots.org. The nut and date base and silky cashew filling is ultra satisfying – like the best cheesecake ever – without all the dairy, wheat and refined sugar. Being nutrient dense and an excellent source of protein and healthy fats … Continue reading

Super Fly Pumpkin Pie

Super Fly Pumpkin Pie

It’s Thanksgiving. Let’s eat! I love a good Thanksgiving-induced turkey coma followed by a big piece of pumpkin pie. With lots of whipped cream. This year I’m shaking things up with a wholesome version of this celebrated dessert. Here are the ingredients you won’t find in Super Fly Pumpkin Pie: Sugar – It suppresses the … Continue reading

Top 10 toxins to avoid

Top 10 toxins to avoid

1. Mercury found in large fish like tuna. It’s toxic to the nervous system and thyroid gland. 2. Pesticides like organophosphates, chlordanes and DDT from non-organic and/or imported produce. They are linked to cancer and neurological conditions. 3. Pesticide and antibiotic residues in conventionally raised beef, dairy products and farmed fish like Atlantic salmon and catfish. 4. Persistent … Continue reading

7 tips for cold & flu prevention

7 tips for cold & flu prevention

It‘s officially fall. While I’m way excited to break out the cozy wool sweaters and trade sandals for fabulous boots, I’m not excited about my suddenly sore throat and runny nose… Ick! I’m sick. The body has a mean way of reminding us when we haven’t been good to ourselves. I’ll admit it: lack of … Continue reading