99% of the Time it is Low Stomach Acidity (Hypochlorhydria) Which Causes Heartburn and Acid Reflux – Antacids Make The Problem Worse!

99% of the Time it is Low Stomach Acidity (Hypochlorhydria) Which Causes Heartburn and Acid Reflux – Antacids Make The Problem Worse!

Health Issues

If you are among the millions of adults who suffer from uncomfortable stomach and digestive problems, such as gas, bloating, heartburn and indigestion, your symptoms could be caused by one of the most misunderstood and misdiagnosed medical conditions among adults, Hypochlorhydria. Table of content: What Is Hypochlorhydria? The Scope of the Problem The Role of Hydrochloric Acid in the Stomach Common Symptoms of Hypochlorhydria Health Conditions Associated With Low Stomach Acid Helicobacter Pylori Infections Long-Term Health Effects of Low... Read More ››

“Paleo Breton” Treat – SCD Friendly

“Paleo Breton” Treat – SCD Friendly

Recipes

Today, I have a special treat for you. At first glance you may think it looks like regular (but healthy) bread. I assure you, this is a VERY different kind of bread. Even if you have eaten Paleo or SCD breads, this will taste completely different. In my opinion, this recipe is so different in taste that it really should not be thought of as merely bread. I lived in France during my youth, and it reminds me of... Read More ››

Paleo and SCD Friendly Creamy Fraisier Cake

Paleo and SCD Friendly Creamy Fraisier Cake

Recipes

Today you’ll be treated to a truly delicious dessert or snack minus all the processed sugar. We became interested in this so our kids could enjoy a sweet snack. They’ve been struggling a bit since our family has switched to the Paleo diet. I’ve been managing my Crohn’s disease for about six years. But I mainly follow the SCD diet in combination with Paleo. If you have kids and know about Paleo foods, then you know how challenging a... Read More ››

Leaky Gut Syndrome: How to Solve this Bodily Plumbing Issue

Leaky Gut Syndrome: How to Solve this Bodily Plumbing Issue

Health Issues

Two thousand years ago, Hippocrates spoke very wisely when he said, “All disease begins in the gut.” This is something that the medical community is finally realizing as a fact. Table of content: What is Leaky Gut? What are the Symptoms? What are the Causes? How is it Diagnosed? Testing Treatment Through Diet The Paleo Diet The SCD Diet Nutritional Support How can you Prevent it from Occurring? Video: 4 Step Process to Cure Leaky Gut What is Leaky... Read More ››

The Impressive Benefits of the Silkworm Enzyme (Serrapeptase)

The Impressive Benefits of the Silkworm Enzyme (Serrapeptase)

Digestive Enzymes

If you have any type of health condition that involves inflammation, such as arthritis, sinus problems or blockage of the arteries, the proteolytic enzyme called serrapeptase may be able to help you. This is an enzyme derived from silkworms, and it has helped people with a surprising number of health problems. It works by dissolving non-living protein and tissue, which can cause harm in the body, and leaving living tissue undisturbed. Best of all, it’s a natural and relatively... Read More ››

Superfoods: Superhero Among Foods

Superfoods: Superhero Among Foods

Superfoods

What makes superman super? Is it his alien race or maybe his powers? No. It is his ability to assimilate with normal folks while having superhuman abilities. Who would believe that a simple journalist like Clark Kent can actually fly, is faster than a speeding bullet, and stronger than a locomotive? The exact same thing goes for superfoods. They look simple—some would even say unappetizing—but they provide numerous benefits that will keep your body healthy and energized. Truth Behind... Read More ››

Superfoods – Vital To Nutrition & Safe Weight Loss

Superfoods – Vital To Nutrition & Safe Weight Loss

Superfoods

Nutrition related medical conditions contribute to the 300,000 to 800,000 deaths in the US each year. That should get your attention even though you know the importance of good nutrition. There are more alarming developments in the area of nutrition. 1. An imbalance of healthy and unhealthy fats in our diets. People eat too many bad fats: trans-fatty acids, saturated fats, and omega-6 fatty acids. And we eat too little omega-3 fatty acids – the good guys. Of particular... Read More ››

The GAPS Diet: Don’t Be a Victim to Your Digestion Anymore!

The GAPS Diet: Don’t Be a Victim to Your Digestion Anymore!

The GAPS and SCD Diets

Just What Is This GAPS Diet You Keep Hearing About? The GAPS diet was created by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride. Dr. Campbell-McBride is a neurologist and nutritionist who specializes in treating disorders such as, autism, ADD and ADHD, and a host of other conditions that plague both children and adults. She adapted her own version of the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) that was created by Dr. Sydney Valentine Haas. Dr. Haas created the diet to correct the digestive disorders that... Read More ››

Fructose – Information About A Simple Carbo Sugar

Fructose – Information About A Simple Carbo Sugar

Nutrients

Fructose is a carbohydrate simple sugar and is a common component in many varieties of plants. The name is derived from fruit and hence it’s called a fruit sugar. Fructose can be an instant source of energy because it enters the bloodstream directly when digested. Sources of fructose include corn, sugar cane, honey, fruits grown on vines and trees, many root type vegetables, sugar beets, and others. The most common sources of fructose are sugar cane, corn, and sugar... Read More ››

High Fructose Corn Syrup & Your Diet

High Fructose Corn Syrup & Your Diet

Nutrients

High fructose corn syrup, HFCS, is a combination of glucose and fructose and is a thick syrup used in the food industry. There are several types of HFCS that differ mainly in the percentages of each sugar. The degree of sweetness is determined by a process using enzymes during manufacturing. There are many reasons to be familiar with HFCS because it’s used in processed foods and not only soft drinks and some juices. A few quick examples of where... Read More ››

Omega-3 Deficiency & Metabolic Syndrome in The Brain

Omega-3 Deficiency & Metabolic Syndrome in The Brain

Nutrients

In May 2012, a research study was reported in The Journal of Physiology about Metabolic Syndrome and omega-3 fatty acid deficiency. University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers concluded: 1. Metabolic dysfunctions affect brain functions and performance. 2. Omega-3 deficiency is just one mechanism and how a poor diet can hinder optimal brain functions. The model to mimic an unhealthy diet consisted of feeding rats unhealthy amounts of fructose and a diet deficient in omega-3 fatty acids. The... Read More ››

Ratio of Omega-6 to Omega-3 Fatty Acids & Your Health

Ratio of Omega-6 to Omega-3 Fatty Acids & Your Health

Nutrients

There has been much discussion and debate over the years about the ideal (healthy) ratio of omega-6/omega-3 fatty acids. These are the essential fatty acids (EFA) that you need to ingest for optimum health. The typical American diet is severely deficient in omega-3 EFAs and heavy on omega-6 fatty acids. Here’s a link to a scientific abstract for a research paper at a site by the US National Library of Medicine – National Institutes of Health. Keep in mind... Read More ››

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