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How To Lower Inflammation Through Our Diet

Inflammation in the body causes or contributes to many debilitating, chronic illnesses — including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and even cancer. Recent research finds that eating this way not only helps protect against certain diseases, but it also slows the aging process by stabilizing blood sugar and increasing metabolism. ... Read More

Why Leaky Gut Might Be Causing Your Autoimmune Disorder

Intestinal hyperpermeability, or “Leaky Gut” results from a damaged lining of the small intestine. This can cause undigested bits of food, toxins, and bacteria to “seep” through the digestive tract and straight into the bloodstream. These objects entering the bloodstream cause an autoimmune response in the body. ... Read More