Choosing between visual image of food items using finger touch (e.g. on an ipad) can prompt pleasure-seeking brain messages to overpower those rational, health-seeking ones, according to new research
What’s in your leaky gut protocol? Perhaps it’s time to expand beyond basic diet and 4/5-R supplements… did you know that many more factors influence permeability, including specific food bioactive compounds, hormones, microbes, antigens, additives, pesticides, mold, and lifestyle practices? Read on for our extensive list of intestinal barrier modulators, and find out why we don’t think of leaky gut as an ON or OFF state.
If you or anyone you know has a history of heart disease, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, ADHD, diabetes, insomnia or autism, these are just some of the conditions that have been linked to faulty methylation.
In animal studies, tBHQ has been shown to promote a key step in the development of food allergy.
Nutrigenomics is a growing area of functional medicine and nutrition, and part of the ongoing movement towards increasing personalization of healthcare. Nutrigenomics can play an important role in uncovering metabolic barriers that may be driving symptoms, or risk factors for certain diseases, that may be addressed through diet and lifestyle.
Do you have any food fears? Yesterday, a lovely friend of mine told me that she refused to buy her daughter cherries, despite her daughter pleading for them for weeks.
It’s time to rethink how we support methylation.
Tantalize your taste buds and give your cells a boost with this fragrant, delicious spiced rice. I am always looking for good ways to add flavor, as well as nutrient superfoods, and plain ol’ rice is an excellent place to take advantage of all that these spices and herbs have to offer.
This is a tea to knock your socks off and give you get-up-and-go! The kick from the Cayenne pepper is amazing, and folks we know have used this drink to reduce or abandon their coffee habit. These ingredients are great for dampening inflammation, they have anti-microbial, anti-oxidant, anti-cancer, and detoxifying properties. They also protect our…
Organochlorines can be regularly detected in our population and environment and they are directly toxic to the brain even at low levels of exposure.