Is It Wheat the Problem? Or Is It Pesticides? A Surprising Factor in Celiac Disease

If you’ve been dealing with ongoing gastrointestinal (GI) issues — diarrhea, nausea, pain and bloating — the cause may be right on your plate. Gluten, the main protein in wheat and other grains, causes serious reactions in millions of people. And it affects more of us all the time. But it didn’t used to. For thousands of years, people […]

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7 Reasons You Probably Have an Unhealthy Gut (And 5 Ways to Improve Gut Health)

You rely on your immune system to protect you from infections and keep you healthy … and here’s where gut health comes in. Every day pathogens — like infectious bacteria, viruses, and toxins — threaten your health. Your immune system has special cells that patrol constantly so they can detect those pathogens immediately. Once your immune

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What Your Tongue Appearance Means for Your Health, According to Chinese Medicine

The following is an adapted excerpt from my new book “Ancient Remedies: Secrets to Healing with Herbs, Essential Oils, CBD, and the Most Powerful Natural Medicine in History“ (Little, Brown Spark) Thousands of years ago, TCM practitioners didn’t have the benefit of modern technology that allows us to peer inside the body. So in order to

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Lab-Grown Meat? How Food Technology Could Change What’s On Your Plate

Vegetarians have long been familiar with meat substitutes — including “meat” patties made from soy or “crispy chicken” that is actually plant protein. But if you’re a carnivore, a steak is a steak, and it comes from a cow. Or does it? These days, advancements in technology aren’t limited to just your smartphone or appliances. Food

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Bakuchiol: A ‘More Natural Retinol’ That’s Equally Effective for Skin

If you’re looking for a “natural retinol” that’s gentler on your skin but possesses the same skin-enhancing properties, look no further than bakuchiol. This plant-based antioxidant works to promote healthy aging without the risk of skin irritation or sensitivity. Although this natural compound is still somewhat under the radar, it’s beginning to gain attention in

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