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The 20 Tastiest Foods High in Antioxidants

Introduction to Antioxidants Before we discuss the benefits of eating foods high in antioxidants, let’s consider a couple of basic things first: What are antioxidants? What are the benefits of antioxidants? Can you eat enough for optimal health? If so, what is the most scrumptious way for you to get these important vitamins? So, let’s… Read More »

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My favorite AIP Recipe: Sushi “My Way”

Introduction If you are on a strict AIP diet you are likely to have written off eating sushi to stay in compliance with the AIP lifestyle. I hear you. It’s a big change when you’re eating to accommodate an autoimmune disease, isn’t it?  No grains, no eggs, and no dairy are integral parts of the… Read More »

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26 Anti inflammatory supplements, herbs and foods

Introduction When we talk about anti-inflammatory supplements, herbs, and foods, most people think about pain relief; rather than getting rid of an important underlying mechanism for many diseases—namely inflammation. Natural remedies for inflammation include weight reduction, microbiome “clean-up,” and toxin elimination. However, in this article, we’re going to discuss supplements for inflammation, components of foods,… Read More »

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13 Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure-with one shocker!

 Introduction Think you don’t need to know how to reduce blood pressure? If you are not already among the 1 in 3 adults with high blood pressure in the U.S., then the odds are that without some sort of treatment you’ll have high blood pressure at some point in your life. In this article, I’ll discuss the natural… Read More »

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The Secret to Natural Allergy Relief

Natural Allergy Relief Begins with Prevention Up to 30 percent of adults and 40 percent of children are bothered with indoor or outdoor allergy symptoms. When new patients ask me how to get rid of allergies, I explain the new habits I’ll teach them to achieve ideal health are also the things that will lessen… Read More »

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The Care & Feeding of a Healthy Human Microbiome

Introduction to the Microbiome The human microbiome is made up of 10–100 trillion symbiotic microbial cells with unique genes; primarily from bacteria in the gut. Our gut bacteria, of which we have up to 10 times more than human cells, thrive on the very things that create inflammation in our body including sugar, refined carbs,… Read More »

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What is the Best Autoimmune Diet?

Introduction If you have been recently diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, please consider that leaky gut is usually the “root cause of leaky gut.” Functional Medicine doctors address this cause whereas others don’t. If it isn’t addressed, no amount of dietary control—whether it is the autoimmune protocol diet, the autoimmune paleo diet or my “Crawford plan” autoimmune diet—will be… Read More »

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What’s the Best Face Cleanser? Hint: Not Clarisonic

The Best Face Cleanser is not a “Potion” This blog is not going to be my typical heavy-science blog-it’s “for” my skincare-tips-appreciating-women. I’m doing this because I just loved finding out that the best face cleanser is not longer the mighty Clarisonic. No indeed; and I’ll get to why in a moment. Suffice it to… Read More »