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7 Ways to Avoid Detox Symptoms on a Cleanse

7 Ways to Avoid Detox Symptoms on a Cleanse

| May 16, 2013

Today I’m very honored excited to have been invited by Sarah, The Healthy Home Economist, to write a guest post on her extremely popular blog! If you’ve ever done any kind of fasting or detoxification protocol for any length of time, you may very well be all too familiar with the various kinds of unpleasant symptoms […]

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Microbial Phobia – or Why I’m Not Obsessed With Sanitizing

Microbial Phobia – or Why I’m Not Obsessed With Sanitizing

| April 20, 2013

Microbes – they’re everywhere! Myriad species of bacteria and other microbial life thrive nearly everywhere on our planet, including in and on our bodies. They live on our skin as well as in our mouths, throats, stomachs, and intestines; in our noses and sinuses; and even in, on and around our private parts. These miniscule […]

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Impact of Caesarians and Formula on Infant Gut Flora

Impact of Caesarians and Formula on Infant Gut Flora

| February 26, 2013

A study entitled “Gut microbiota of healthy Canadian infants: profiles by mode of delivery and infant diet at 4 months” was published earlier this month in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ). This study provides clear evidence for what many of us have known for some time: that the mode of birth, as well as […]

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Gut Dysbiosis

Gut Dysbiosis

| January 24, 2013

A properly functioning gut is populated by billions, perhaps even trillions of different strains of symbiotic cultures of bacteria and other microbes that perform at least three very important functions. In a healthy body these microorganisms: Help to break down and assimilate the food we eat into a size and form that can be readily […]

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Category Mania!

Category Mania!

| December 6, 2012

Categories Galore! When I first set out to create this blog I never envisioned that it would turn out the way it did, with such a huge list of sub-categories! As I began to build the site I found there were more and more subjects I wanted to include. And today there are well over […]

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