Holistic living



Candida Overgrowth: The Silent Killer

00000Are you affected by Candida Albicans (or overgrowth)? Most people are! What is Candida overgrowth? Candida is a benign sugar-fermenting yeast that is typically harmless as a single celled fungus. It resides largely in the digestive tract and is a large part of the intestines ecology in small amounts. Fungi, in correct balance with good bacteria, aid in digestion and synthesis of vitamins and enzymes....

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Flu Season? No Problem.

00000By Dr. Dena Mendes We are deep in cold and flu season and many people are calling me with upper respiratory infections and pneumonia. This is simply the immune system’s way of attacking a virus. It’s called an inflammatory response that then produces flu symptoms such as a runny nose, sore throat, and body aches. The body uses what’s called Endo-cannabinoids to engage its immune...

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Processed Vegan Foods To Avoid

00000HEALTHY OR NOT? BY VIRGINIA CUNNINGHAM, LA BASED HEALTH AND WELLNESS FREELANCE WRITER So, you’ve just gone vegan for your health, for ethical reasons and possibly for the environment. As long as you compensate for the protein loss of animal products, it’s all good, right? Wrong. Unfortunately, there are a myriad of products out there that can, in good faith, claim to be vegan, but...

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Seasons Say It All!

00000FUELING ON FALL FOODS BY DR. DENA MENDES Back in the very old days our great grandparents ate from what was available in their environment. Today we are lucky we get food from all over the world and our brilliant scientists have figured out a way to make food available to us in the winter that is befitting for the summer. Are we really that...

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