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7 Days of Cocoa – Day 1

It was just a week of bitter cold but for me I seemed to be chilly both indoors and out. My niece bought a package of instant cocoa and it reminded me. I love cocoa (real cocoa – not instant). I hadn't had it in 20 years or more. Why? Brainwashing – its fattening. Funny [...]

By | February 17th, 2019|Recipes|0 Comments

Gut-Friendly Plum Sauce

I  love plums and since they are now in season locally, this is the best time to buy them as local always has the best flavour. Generally, they are allowed to ripen properly. I couldn't resist buying a bunch at a local farm stand, But I could only eat so many so I decided making [...]

By | September 16th, 2018|Recipes|0 Comments

Probiotics Do Not Colonize – They’re Not Suppose To!

Let’s get this straight once and for all. They are transient. They help while they are there and then pass on through. Two studies (see below) are causing a bit of a kafuffle because they claim to prove what is already known – that probiotics don’t colonize and therefore, they are useless. Some strains in [...]

By | September 8th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Why I Should Never Stay In the Hospital

Not that I have any plans to choose the hospital as a destination vacation spot, but if I did, I would be four times as likely to have a recurrence of a clostridium difficile infection (c. diff). That's assuming that I get it while in the hospital, as that is where it most often occurs. [...]

By | April 22nd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Anorexia and The Gut

Eating disorders have long been mysterious but now, like everything else, a gut connection has been made. I have worked with several people who have either had anorexia nervosa or were in the middle of having it. That may seem like a strange thing to say, but one client who came to me “in remission” [...]

By | April 8th, 2018|Blog|1 Comment

Mexican Salmon, Avocado and Mango Buddha Bowl

How well does this recipe feed your gut? Each ingredient has benefits either by providing food for good bacteria or by supplying nutrients the bacteria and the gut need to function. Mango, for example, has been show to help maintain beneficial bacteria on a high-fat diet in a mouse study. Brown rice contains resistant starch [...]

By | March 7th, 2018|Recipes|0 Comments

Avocados and The Gut

I am quite sure many of you are already fans of the avocado. I, for one, don’t really care for them. But that does not mean we can’t discuss the potential benefits this strange little food has for our gut. Like many whole foods, they have numerous benefits. This is the strength of a food [...]

By | March 7th, 2018|Blog|1 Comment
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