Category Archives: Digestion

How to Make Healing Bone Broth

Bone broth is one of those amazing super foods that can restore the body by healing the gut lining. It used to be a staple in the American diet a century ago, maybe even in your great grandmother’s kitchen. Thankfully, … Continue reading

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3 Pharmaceutical Drugs that Ruined My Health (Part 1) – Proton Pump Inhibitors

Have you watched TV commercials for the top pharmaceutical medications lately? The Lunesta (sleep aid) ad depicts a lovely 40-something woman sleeping peacefully with cute little butterflies fluttering around her head. The Cialas (erectile dysfunction medication) ad shows a handsome … Continue reading

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Good Digestion, Good Health – Poor Digestion, Guess What?

We’ve all heard, “You are what you eat.” But have you considered this? “You are what you digest.” Think about that. What you put in your mouth is important. But how you absorb nutrients is just as crucial! Do you … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to People Who Think I’m on a Fad Diet (Why I Eat Gluten Free)

If you can eat gluten, I’m happy for you. I really am. If you don’t have any reactions to food, your life is easier. Believe me. Your. Life. Is. Easier. What I don’t understand is why it’s all the rage … Continue reading

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Top 3 Gluten-Free Diet Mistakes

Gluten-free options are everywhere these days. Some are healthy. Some are most definitely not. But gluten-free living is not just a fad. It’s here to stay. Gluten is a hot topic these days and for good reason. It is estimated … Continue reading

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The Purple Pill: Pandora’s Box (The Untold Perils of Proton Pump Inhibitors)

I love purple. It’s always been one of my favorite colors. From my childhood to adult years, I always thought its deep hues were the most rich and mysterious. Purple was even one of my signature wedding colors. When it … Continue reading

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Why is Gluten Sensitivity on the Rise?

I had the privilege of speaking about food allergies and sensitivities on a health panel at a women’s event recently. There were many great questions, including why problems with gluten are becoming more prevalent in our society. I answered partially … Continue reading

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My Gut is Leaking!

It sounds like I have an internal plumbing problem. In a way, I do. Leaky gut syndrome is responsible for my numerous food sensitivities. I react to more than 20 foods! I also believe leaky gut is related to my … Continue reading

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