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gastrointestinal health

Bugs are your friend

February 21st, 2013 · Naturopathic News · , , , , ,

The Huffington Post (huffingtonpost.com) – Gut Bacteria and Childhood Eczema –  Leonard Smith MD – (Monday, February 11, 2013)   Gut bacterial balance affects many different areas of health, but one of the most important to consider is the establishment of healthy gut bacterial balance during infancy. This is a topic Brenda Watson and I […]

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what’s the latest on the BEST way to eat for health?

February 1st, 2013 · Naturopathic News, nutrition, women's health · , , , ,

five basic ideas (see also previous post featuring Dr. Burkitt): 1) more fiber (good quality bread, celery, apples, hot oatmeal, all leafy vegetables, berries) 2) less fat in particular less (or zero) animal fat 3) less (or zero) sugar 4) less salt 5) no processed foods   It’s not just about weight or looking good […]

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galvanizing and intelligent tribute to PREVENTING disease

February 1st, 2013 · Naturopathic News · , ,

Dr. John McDougall interviews Dr. Denis Burkitt a tad long at 40 minutes but witty and searingly insightful: http://youtu.be/GA1fkVLqhmE

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Do I Really Need my Gallbladder (my surgeon wants it out…) ?

December 13th, 2012 · Dr. Kane's Articles · , , ,

  Nature is very efficient.  Good designs, no waste.  The purpose of the gallbladder is to store a small repository of bile, which serves many important functions.  Bile requires a good deal of energy and biological resources to produce in the body.  It is vigorously recycled.  It is what makes the color of a healthy […]

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