Why Go on a Cleanse?

Why Go on a Cleanse? “Food is information” – JJ Virgin, celebrity nutritionist, author, and one tough mama Now that we have discussed the common link between inflammation, Leaky Gut Syndrome, and a Hyperactive Immune System, let’s take a closer look at what you can actually do to feel better. It might seem overwhelming and downright impossible to see the light at the end of the disease tunnel, but there is actually a lot you…

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What is a Hyperactive Immune System?

What is a Hyperactive Immune System? Why, hello there. Welcome back to this here blog. I hope you have been working on your gut health because we are about to dive into the realm of one of the coolest, most complex, and most powerful parts of you – your immune system (aka your very own “Dumbledore’s Army”). Cue suspenseful music… In our last article, we discussed how 80% of your immunity resides in the gut,…

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Leaky Gut Syndrome

Leaky Gut Syndrome *Disclaimer: In my practice, I believe in humor as a way of coping with any serious problem. I believe in the healing therapy of laughter, especially when dealing with illness, which can be an isolating and dark experience. While writing about serious diseases that might be affecting you or your family member, I add a sprinkle of jokes for you to know that I care and there is hope, and that even…

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Bone Broth to Curb Inflammation and Heal Leaky Gut

If you are experiencing food allergies and need to work on your gut health, or if you are looking for a nutrient-dense addition to your diet, bone broth is your new best friend. Bone broth has been used in traditional cuisines for thousands of years for its healing, anti-inflammatory properties. The benefits of bone broth are extensive – it supports a healthy immune system, radiant skin, boosts cognitive function, and promotes good digestion. Bone broth…

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Sweet Potato Fries with Herbs

Maintaining a healthy “diet” doesn’t mean that you have to eat bland food or be stuck with cabbages for the rest of your life (although cabbages can be very delicious when prepared the right way). In fact, with some creativity and easy swaps, you can still enjoy fries on occasion. The trick is to swap the harmful ingredients and bad fats for yummy alternatives – sweet potatoes and grass-fed ghee. Sweet potatoes are a nutrient-dense…

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Roasted Chicken Drumsticks

If you are short on time and are looking for a simple, versatile recipe, you can’t go wrong with chicken drumsticks. They are super easy to prepare, affordable, and also quite tasty. Coconut aminos are a great alternative to soy sauce, while turmeric provides a rich color, along with healing benefits. Feel free to use this recipe as a template and experiment with your favorite cleanse-friendly herbs and spices. Chicken drumsticks are also easy to…

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Sweet Carrot Medley

This yummy side dish is based on Tzimmes, a classic Jewish dish. The recipe has many variations, with ingredients like honey and dried fruit. Our recipe contains cinnamon, which enhances the sweet flavor, while also providing anti-inflammatory properties. It is recommended to use Ceylon cinnamon, which is higher quality than the Cassia variety. Pair this side dish with Slow Cooked Pulled Chicken Thighs and a cup of bone broth for a complete meal. Please note…

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Baked Salmon with Fresh Herbs

Wild-caught salmon is packed with nutrients – think vitamin B12, selenium (great for thyroid health), vitamin D, and anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids. Pair it with a hearty side salad and a cup of bone broth for a delicious and nutrient-dense meal.

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