April 26, 2019

The 11 Best Natural Antihistamine Supplements to Get You Through Allergy Season

ContentsBifidobacterium strains of probioticL. Plantarum LP299v strainSaccharomyces boulardiiDiamine OxidaseVitamin CVitamin B6ZincQuercetinCurcuminL-theanineAn interesting note on berberineAvoid Collagen and Bone BrothKey Takeaways I have written previously on the blog about my battle with… Read More

April 24, 2019

Why Food Sensitivities Can Be a Moving Target

ContentsMy Experience With Food SensitivityLocation, Food Sensitivity and Mast CellsCauses of heightened immune response leading to shifting food sensitivityMoldSeasonal AllergyEnvironmental Toxins and StressKey Takeaways Science Grade: Do you have food… Read More

April 17, 2019

My Experience Eating Raw HoneyComb: What Are the Health Benefits of Bee Products?

ContentsIs honeycomb healthy for the liver? Honeycomb as a children’s cough aid? Does honeycomb protect against bad bacteria and fungi? Honeycomb and heart health Are there any dangers to eating… Read More

April 12, 2019

When a Gluten Free Diet Isn’t Enough to Heal the Gut

ContentsShould Everyone Avoid Gluten?Hidden Gluten in “Gluten Free” DishesFried FoodsSushiCondimentsBakeries and PizzariesProcessed FoodsCross Reactivity: Foods Your Body May Recognize as GlutenGluten sensitive and therefore grain free?A Note on CoffeeKey Takeaways… Read More

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April 1, 2019

Don’t Believe in Nutrigenomics? Take a Look at Mikhaila Peterson’s Blood Work on the Carnivore Diet

ContentsDoes This Mean We All Should Be on the Carnivore Diet?Why is Mikhaila’s LDL-P so low on an all beef diet?The Role of Plant Sterol in LDL LabsThe Retterstol StudyThe… Read More

April 1, 2019

What Oil is Healthiest for Cooking?

ContentsSmoke Points and Why They MatterIs Extra Virgin, Cold-Pressed, Unrefined Oil Better?High-Temperature Cooking OilsCooking Oils and Flavor – Lower Temperature CookingRaw Oils for Salad DressingsThe Healthiest Cooking OilsTrans fats in… Read More

March 22, 2019

Beyond Gout: Why Lowering Uric Acid Matters

ContentsWhat is a Healthy Uric Acid Level?Can High Uric Acid be Good?Health Conditions Associated With Elevated Uric AcidGoutKidney StonesHeart DiseaseUric Acid and Left Ventricular HypertrophyHypertensionMetabolic SyndromeHow to Lower Uric AcidMaintain… Read More

March 14, 2019

Yes, multivitamins can work (but careful which brand you choose)

ContentsMultivitamin Quality Industry Insider InterviewWhat are most multivitamins made with? What percent is just filler?Do multivitamins have impurities?How old is most multivitamin inventory?What is post batch stability testing?What makes one… Read More

March 12, 2019

Adventures in Urinary PH: is the Alkaline Diet Scientifically Valid?

ContentsUrine PH and Uric AcidUrine PH and InfectionHealth conditions improved by alkaline urine PHHigh Blood Pressure and Heart HealthGout, Arthritis, Joint PainMen’s healthUrinary tract infectionsMy Urine PH Test ResultsMarch 4March… Read More

March 10, 2019

Why I Ditched My Berkey For An Above Counter Reverse Osmosis Water Filter

ContentsThe Berkey is slowThe Berkey leaksBerkey vs. Aquasana 4,000Reverse Osmosis Water FiltersInstalling the Aquasana 4,000 Filter When I first moved to Austin, I remember walking into a yoga studio on… Read More

February 28, 2019

My Search for the World’s Best Salmon

ContentsWhy I Avoid Farmed SalmonThe U.S. Produces Great SalmonBristol Bay is Your Place for SalmonInterviewing a Bristol Bay Salmon OperationWhich specific river systems do you source salmon from in Bristol… Read More

February 27, 2019

Does Smoking Marijuana Cause Mental Illness? What Role Do Genetics Play?

ContentsWhat is Cannabis?How do Cannabinoid Receptors Work?Does the fact that we have Cannabinoid receptors mean we were designed to use Cannabis?Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)Cannabidiol (CBD) – the Non-psychoactive CannabinoidStudies on Cannabis Induced… Read More

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