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Fermented foods can help to improve your health and wellness. But there’s a lot of misinformation about these probiotic foods. Learn the truth behind some of the myths and misconceptions…read more
GMOs (genetically modified organisms) have genes from another species transplanted into their DNA. This is done to increase production or yield or add some other previously nonexistent quality to the organism. These experimental organisms have so far been mostly...read more
With all the news about gluten and gluten-free diets, you may be wondering if gluten intolerance might be behind your weight gain. The answer is that, yes, if your body can’t process gluten, you may have many problems with weight gain, among others. However, weight...read more
A number of foods have been found to benefit the immune system. One group of foods is thought to reduce inflammation in the body, leading to less wear and tear on all your bodily systems, including your immune system: anti-inflammatory foods. Adding anti-inflammatory...read more
When you have gluten intolerance, it helps to have a gluten free grocery list as a reference. The good news is that many foods are naturally gluten free and you probably already eat many of them. Grains - You’ll want to avoid wheat, barley, and rye. But that leaves...read more
The word inflammation comes from the Latin inflammare, to set on fire. In the context of our immune system, heat, redness, pain and swelling form as a reaction to either injury, or a perceived threat in the body. If you've ever hit your thumb with a hammer, you can...read more