Articles in: Digestion & Elimination

Possibly the most prevalent health concerns that people experience are digestion-related. In Ayurveda, it is said that 80% of all disease can be attributed to digestive imbalance. An accurate understanding of digestion requires an evaluation of each aspect of the digestive process. Poor lymphatic circulation and stress can also directly impact digestive strength, and must be evaluated to restore optimal digestive health. While most folks just remove the hard-to-digest foods from their diet, we aim to reset the digestive strength that you deserve.

DIY Stomach Acid Test: Address Occasional Heartburn in 3 Easy Steps

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 12 seconds Sixty percent of adults in America will experience occasional heartburn symptoms within the next 12 months. Understanding how this develops along with logical strategies to resolve it are valuable tools to keep in your health toolbox. Interestingly, feelings of indigestion and occasional heartburn can be caused by […]

Carrageenan: Toxic or Not?

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 43 seconds On first inspection, the food additive called carrageenan seems quite harmless. Derived from the edible red seaweed (Chondrus crispus) or Irish or Carrageen Moss, it has been used for some 600 years as a thickening agent for foods. Today, it is a popular vegetarian alternative to gelatin […]

You are WHEN you Eat: Maximize your Nutrient Absorption

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 13 seconds According to Ayurveda, meals should be larger in the middle of the day and smaller in the evening. Both modern science and ancient wisdom support this theory and the health benefits that come from eating a big lunch and a light dinner. The fact that the word […]

Tea for your Psychic Bugs: A Slippery Elm Prebiotic Tea Formula

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Average Reading Time: 6 minutes and 52 seconds The relationship between the microbes in the gut and one’s mental and emotional state of mind is called the gut-brain axis. New studies suggest that both good and bad intestinal bugs can play a major role in the function of digestion, the central nervous system (CNS), the […]

The Power-Packed Research Behind Ginger

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Average Reading Time: 1 minute and 57 seconds As a rhizome or surface root, ginger offers us a wealth of nutritional benefits. While ginger’s deeper roots help sustain the plant, us mammals dig up this amazing herbal medicine and food. Ginger is spicy and pungent, and good for all seasons and body types. While ginger […]

Eat Nature’s Harvest. Change Your Microbiome. Your Health Depends On It.

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Average Reading Time: 4 minutes and 28 seconds In nature, the diet of herbivores in the wild changes dramatically from season to season and, as if like a symphony, the microbes needed to digest each seasons harvest thrive with each seasonal shift. Seasonal microbes flourish on queue to digest the woody, branches and barks of […]

5 Ways to Perfect Digestion with Food

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Average Reading Time: 5 minutes and 10 seconds In this series on how to perfect digestion, I have shared important lifestyle and herbal tips to get your digestion in tip-top shape. In this article and video, I would like to shed light on the most potent foods I know of that can perfect your digestion. […]

Perfecting Digestion with Herbs

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Average Reading Time: 4 minutes and 23 seconds I have had many requests lately asking if I would write a summary of how best to troubleshoot the digestive system, and which herbs can be used to help restore digestive balance. With 74% of the American population experiencing digestive distress, (1) I write this with a […]