Why do certain foods make me sick? And what can I do to fix it?


How can inflammatory conditions, like eczema, arthritis, irritable bowel syndrome, IBD, and chronic pain be caused by certain foods?

Well, let's think about what happens to food when we eat.

When we put foods into our mouths, enzymes released from the salivary glands begin the digestion process in our mouth. Food travels down the esophagus and into the stomach, where is sits to be broken down and "kneaded" apart by the action of our stomach. And while it depends on your gut's unique transit time, food typically leaves the stomach and heads to the small intestine where most of the nutrients are absorbed.

So if you've ever known anyone that had bariatric surgery, where the stomach was reduced to 1/50 of the surface area and some of the small intestines were removed, you will understand why nutrition supplements are typically prescribed for the rest of person's life.

After the small intestine, comes the large intestine or colon. I like to call this the poop chute. (It's more fun...

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Myths about metabolism

I’m going to talk about metabolism, why starving yourself doesn’t work and hormones. 

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Brew Thirty! Fermented Tea Recipe that actually Tastes Good!

I made fermented tea that tastes good. Fermented foods are Probiotics that are good for your gut and to your immune system. I have spent a lot of money on Kombucha which is fermented tea, so I had to learn how to make it myself. I recommend LIVE brand Kombucha. It’s like your gateway Kombucha.


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Food that Improves your Gut Health


What is the major type of food you could be eating more of to improve your overall health and immunity? Hint: not champagne but it is bubbly! Let me show you some!


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How you Know You’ve Gone Hippy? A Gut Health Experiment in my Kitchen

So today, I’m going to talk about making your own Kombucha. If you’ve been around very long, you might know that I love gut health and Probiotics. Probiotics is important because they are good bacteria that you take in. So, when you take antibiotic, you kill all the bacteria in your gut. So, you want to repopulating your gut with good bacteria. Your gut is the main portion of your immune system and you want to nourish it all the time.


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Fast Veggie Recipe that Tastes Great: Good for Food Sensitivity/Allergies

I want to talk about quick and easy recipe made of Bokchoy. Bokchoy is something I didn’t know anything about until a few years ago when I went to a really authentic Chinese restaurant. We had dimsum in which they bring little containers of food around the table and you pay by the item. One of the items that they brought on, probably my favorite item was Bokchoy!


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Review of my Favorite Nut Milks

So why do people use alternative milks? Well, because of food sensitivity, food allergies and people’s food preferences. A lot of people maybe follow a paleo diet or auto-immune protocols or they may be looking for anti-inflammatory diet protocols. And at that time, they might not consume regular dairy milk.


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Why Sprouted Grains might be an Option for those who have Food Sensitivity?

Sprouted grains are new niche in the market. You may have not heard about them yet but there is one company that dominated the sprout market for a long time. It’s called Ezekiel bread and they make sprouted bread.


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