Coconut Chai Tea

Coconut Chai Tea

Coconut Chai Tea This delicious and comforting Coconut Chai Tea is packed with antioxidants like decaf black tea, clove, cinnamon and black pepper. Combined with cardamom and coconut milk for digestive support. And xylitol has been shown to help improve dental health and combat Candida/yeast overgrowth in the digestive tract. {via Jamie Ward at My…

YUM Strawberry Jelly

YUM Strawberry Jelly

YUM Strawberry Jelly Because of the use of low-glycemic sugar-free sweetening, combined with the naturally low carbohydrate density of strawberries, this delectable dessert is diabetic-friendly! The test kitchens said it all about this recipe: “Loved it. Can’t wait to make it again.” “Easy peasy… Perfect as-is.” “ My young daughter loved it and I love…

Seven Reasons a Brain Injury Can Destroy Your Gut

Seven Reasons A Brain Injury Can Destroy Your Gut

Seven Reasons a Brain Injury Can Destroy Your Gut According to the CDC, incidence of hospital visits for traumatic brain injury have increased over the past decade.  It is one of the leading causes of disability world-wide.  You may know that the gut and brain are intricately connected but did you know that many people who experience…

Tangy Roasted Beets

Tangy Roasted Beets

“These tangy roasted beets go perfectly on top of an arugula salad…just add some slivered almonds, crumbled goat cheese and a balsamic vinaigrette!” Thank you Nutrition by Erin for sharing this wonderful recipe with us! History of Beetroot: The beetroot is the taproot portion of the beet plant, usually known in North America as the beet, also…

Thai(ish) Chicken Soup

Thai(ish) Chicken Soup

As long as you’ve planned ahead and obtained all the necessary ingredients, this chunky, Thai-inspired dish is the simplest soup you’ll ever make, and will come together in less than 30 minutes. Boasting six vegetables and four herbs, it provides a wealth of anti-inflammatory, cancer-protective and nutrients, and such gustatory pleasure you’ll forget you’re on a diet. Lastly,…

Oxytocin...It's Not Just About Sex!

Oxytocin…It’s Not Just About Sex!

Oxytocin… it’s not just about sex!  The pituitary is a very important gland located at the base of the brain, just below the hypothalamus.  The two main sections of the gland, the anterior and posterior pituitary secrete some very essential hormones for life…. Anterior Pituitary Hormones ACTH (Adrenocorticotrophic Hormone) – stimulates adrenal gland to produce cortisol FSH…

Seven Deadly Diseases Rooted In Your Gut Microbiome

Seven Deadly Diseases Rooted In Your Gut Microbiome

Seven Deadly Diseases Rooted In Your Gut Microbiome Did you know the bacteria in our gut comprise an internal organ all of their own? We are colonized by ten times more bacteria in our gut than there are cells in our body! They play a profoundly important role in human health and disease.  From helping us absorb nutrients,…