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Eat Well: Eggplant & Chickpea Curry Recipe

Eat Well: Eggplant & Chickpea Curry Recipe

Looking for a new vegetarian recipe to savor for lunch or dinner? Since we are cooking more at home during the pandemic, it can be challenging to find different recipes to try. We can fall into eating “the same ol’ thing” and find ourselves bored with it. I’ve been...

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H. Pylori: An Elusive Infection

H. Pylori: An Elusive Infection

Heliobacter pylori bacteria lives in our mouth, esophagus, stomach, and duodenum (upper small intestine).Many people know it as the organism that causes ulcers. Many years ago we thought that ulcers were caused by a poor acidic diet. Now we know the actual culprit: H....

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Boost Your Immune System this Winter

Boost Your Immune System this Winter

the The resilience of the immune system depends on the consistent integration of healthy dietary and lifestyle choices. Consuming a healthy diet while also engaging regularly in healthy daily habits is especially crucial for boosting our immune defenses as we approach...

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Leaky Gut: Explained

Leaky Gut: Explained

So, you have a “leaky gut” — what now? What exactly is leaky gut, and what are the various factors that contribute to this common intestinal issue? First, let’s clarify what leaky gut means. The scientific term for leaky gut is intestinal hyperpermeability, a...

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The Skinny On Fiber

The Skinny On Fiber

  The word fiber conjures up memories of your grandma taking her Metamucil or prunes to stay “regular.” Well, there is truth in this old wives' tale. We now know how far-reaching the role of healthy fiber is in our diet. It is essential to our digestive system...

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15 Ways to Reset Your Gut

15 Ways to Reset Your Gut

Eat Fermented Foods Packed with healthy bacteria, fermented foods help keep a healthy balance of gut flora and improve your overall well being. Take a Probiotic Probiotics help noursish the immune system and increase the good bacteria. Take Time To Eat Take time to...

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