Is Sugar Killing Us? My Answer May Surprise You.

Is Sugar Killing Us? My Answer May Surprise You.

Sugar. The sweet stuff is everywhere in our food supply and has been blamed for obesity, metabolic syndrome, inflammation, cancer, and diabetes. Though most people would say sugar is “bad,” there’s still quite a bit of debate on just how bad it is...
What is the Best Diet for SIBO?

What is the Best Diet for SIBO?

Ask one hundred gut specialists what is the best diet for SIBO, and you’ll get more than one hundred answers. If you have SIBO (small intestine bacterial overgrowth), you’re probably confused and frustrated about all the different guidelines for the best...
Intermittent Fasting and Women

Intermittent Fasting and Women

Fasting is an ancient method of healing that has been practiced for thousands of years. In modern Western culture we have lost touch with these and other ancient mind-body practices, but fasting is making a comeback due to its health benefits. You’ve likely come...
A Guide to Medicinal Mushrooms

A Guide to Medicinal Mushrooms

Magical mushrooms! These aren’t going to make you hallucinate pretty colors, but they may combat cancer, boost your immune system, and protect your organs and cells from free radical damage. More than 38,000 species of mushrooms have been identified for...
Is Black Seed Oil a Cure-All?

Is Black Seed Oil a Cure-All?

Have you heard about the remedy for everything but death? I’m talking about black seed oil AKA black cumin seed oil. When taken internally, the oil, cold pressed from the seeds of the nigella sativa plant, is said to cure everything from cancer to asthma (and...
Is Coconut Oil Unhealthy?

Is Coconut Oil Unhealthy?

The holistic health world was in a uproar recently when headlines surfaced that coconut oil isn’t healthy and never has been. The American Heart Association (AHA) claims that because coconut oil increases LDL cholesterol, a cause of CVD [cardiovascular disease],...