6 Fermentation Myths Busted

6 Fermentation Myths Busted

Fermented foods can help to improve your health and wellness. But there’s a lot of misinformation about these probiotic foods. Read on to learn the truth behind some of the myths and misconceptions. Myth #1: Bacteria are bad for you While it’s true that...
GMOs And Gut Health

GMOs And Gut Health

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...
Foods That Can Help Boost Your Immune System

Foods That Can Help Boost Your Immune System

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...
7 Gluten-Free Grocery List Essentials

7 Gluten-Free Grocery List Essentials

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...
Inflammation And Your Immune System

Inflammation And Your Immune System

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...