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Food Sensitivity Testing downloadEmergency Epinephrine

Food sensitivity or intolerance is an ever-increasing problem in the 21st century. Naturopathic doctor Lisa Watson (Canada) explores the reasons for this, as well as outlining several methods of testing one can pursue. If you are not sure whether it is worth the effort, these words from Dr. Watson may offer encouragement: “One of the best reasons to have food sensitivity/ intolerance testing done is because you can cure the intolerance.  When you consume foods that you are intolerant to you are creating a state of inflammation (a product of immune system activation) in your digestive tract and other systems in your body.”  

One Man’s Meat is another Man’s poisonFresh Raw Meat

Dietary needs are greatly determined by one’s genetics, according to Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride (UK).We all have different heredity and constitutions. If your predecessors were Vikings or Eskimos, then chances are that you will generally need to eat lots of fish, meat and fat. But if your predecessors came from a Mediterranean culture or some tropical area of the world, then you will probably need more carbohydrates in your diet.” In her in-depth article Dr. Campbell-McBride explores the many factors that come into play when providing the best possible diet for each individual.

 pure palm oilRed Palm Oil

In this article naturopathic doctor Bruce Fife (USA) reveals the many health benefits provided by red palm oil. He explains that “today, medical doctors are recognizing the value of red palm oil in the treatment and prevention of malnutrition and vitamin deficiency diseases. Governments around the world are incorporating it into programs to wipe out deficiency diseases, which are still rampant in many impoverished areas.” Readers might be surprised to learn about the wide range of effects this oil can have on their health.

AsthmaBoy Using An Inhaler

Why is the occurrence of asthma on the rise, especially among children? Respected practitioner and author, Dr. Sandra Cabot (Australia), presents her opinion on this subject, as well as some steps that one can take to build the immune system and help prevent an asthma attack from occurring. Dr. Cabot sees this as vital because “most asthmatics have suffered some degree of immune damage from steroids and antibiotics and this damage needs to be repaired. We can balance and repair the immune system and make it more robust by using nutritional medicine that is holistic in its approach.”

weight loss womanThin women and their gut bacteria

If you are the kind of person who struggles with weight loss and can’t understand why some of your thinner friends can get away with eating what they like, you might find the information in this article provided by Sherry Brescia (USA) helpful. “If there’s one thing that women wanting to lose weight have come to realize it’s that life’s not fair.  Some women seem to drop weight easily and keep it off, while others are on a perpetual diet and that number on the scales seems forever frozen in time.”

She presents four main reasons why people find it difficult to win their weight loss battle and some simple steps you can take to turn this situation around.

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We present a delicious beetroot salad recipe from respected naturopath Lisa Guy (Australia).

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