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Common Histamine Containing or Triggering Foods

Posted on Aug 5, 2019 | in digestive enzymes, digestive health, enzymes, food intolerance, food sensitivities

Common Histamine Containing or Triggering Foods

I love this graphic (credit: Umbrellux DAO) which illustrates foods and beverages that either contain high amounts of histamines or trigger release of histamine. You may be surprised that many healthy foods are included in this list, such as tomatoes, berries, avocados and fermented foods! Histamines are not normally a problem unless your body has difficulty clearing them, which requires an enzyme the body makes, called DAO (or Diamine Oxidase). In addition to foods that trigger histamine release, alcoholic beverages block DAO activity in the...

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Flaxseeds – Excellent Source of Essential Fatty Acids

Posted on Apr 5, 2019 | in omega-3's/fish oil, pain and inflammation

Flaxseeds – Excellent Source of Essential Fatty Acids

BodyBio focuses on supporting the body with healthy essential lipids and fats, from the diet and from supplements. In this article they speak about how essential fatty acids are building blocks of hormone-like prostaglandins. In addition, essential fatty acids are needed to maintain the integrity of cell membranes. Healthy lipids in cell membranes are essential for cells to properly be able to signal one another. Problems with cell signaling are associated in many health conditions including cancer and neurological...

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How to Combat Mold in Your Food

Posted on Apr 4, 2019 | in brain health, digestive health, environmental nutrition, immune health, nutrition supplements

How to Combat Mold in Your Food

From Body-Bio:”When mold and its mycotoxins make their way into our food, the best we can do is build up our immune system. One way to keep potential damage from mycotoxin exposure at bay is by incorporating a butyrate supplement, such as BodyBio Sodium Butyrate {or Cal-Mag Butyrate}, into your routine. This short-chain fatty acid is produced by the bacterial fermentation (Bacillus subtillus) of resistant starch, something you’re unlikely to consume enough of organically in order to reap its benefits (Zhao, 2014). Sodium butyrate,...

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Total Gut Restoration

Posted on Jan 29, 2019 | in digestive health, immune health

Total Gut Restoration

Recondition – Reinforce – Rebuild A New Protocol From Researchers of MegaSporeBiotic An exciting tool for restoring gut health is the Total Gut Restoration program from Microbiome Labs. Read on to learn about these supplements that work to support a healthy gut, including microbial ecology, gut barrier and regulatory immune function. (A healthy gut is the necessary foundation for a healthy immune system.) Supporting Supplements for Total Gut Restoration The researchers at Microbiome Labs have found that the gut and its microbial...

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Microbiome + Metabolic Reprogramming

Posted on Jan 26, 2019 | in digestive health, immune health, probiotics, weight management

Microbiome + Metabolic Reprogramming

Why do some of your friends or family members seem to eat virtually anything and not gain weight? Why do others eat more healthfully and struggle with unwanted weight gain? This paper from Microbiome Labs, reveals recent scientific discoveries to shed some new light on this matter!  First of all….the Myth.  We typically credit being lean to an individual just being lucky to be born with a high metabolism. But there’s more to it. According to the latest research, “as it turns out, our gut bacteria and the type of species we...

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