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Category: Allergies
28 Jun
2015

Quinoa

QUINOA small addition for a big change! Recipes ideas for this great source of protein.

03 Jan
2014

Endocrine Disruptors (Hormone Alteration): Dirty Dozen List

Dirty Dozen List of Endocrine Disruptors 12 Hormone-Altering Chemicals and How to Avoid Them (by Keep A Breast and the Environmental Working Group) There is no end to the tricks that endocrine disruptors can play on our bodies: increasing production of certain hormones; decreasing production of others; imitating hormones; turning one hormone into another; interfering..

11 Oct
2013

Do You Have Food Intolerances?

Reposted from Toronto Star. Written by – Barbara Turnbull Traditionally, the way to define a food intolerance is by trial and error. But symptoms — such as irritable bowel syndrome, migraines, indigestion, heartburn, joint pain, eczema, bloating, stomach pain, anal bleeding, sleeplessness and weight gain — are not always related, making elimination diets difficult to..

29 Jul
2013

Food Sensitivities

Food allergies are a common condition in which the immune system reacts to certain foods as it would normally react to harmful bacteria and viruses. There are two types of food allergies – immediate and delayed. For those with an immediate allergic response to food, it can be life threatening, as with anaphylactic shock. However,..