by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Jun 2015

By Jill Motew, Zemas Founder and President My first exposure to hemp was in the 1980’s while attending a Grateful Dead show. I always tell people that the best food trucks were those at the Dead shows feeding all of us “alternative” sources of nutrition. Definitely not the food I ate at home. There were hemp balls made with nut butters, coconut and dates, hemp...

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
May 2015

Toxicity has become a great concern these days. Toxins that frequently affect our health and metabolism are: Sugar Caffeine Processed foods Trans fats Alcohol GMO's (Genetically Modified Organisms) Hormones Antibiotics Pesticides Preservatives Additives Food colorings Medication Poor water quality Solvents We are also polluted by the air and water which may have heavy metals such as mercury, lead, cadmium, arsenic, and nickel. Additionally, we have...

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Mar 2015

Are 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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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Jan 2015

By 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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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Dec 2014

The weather outside is “frightful” so we want our bodies to be delightful. What are the best gluten-free foods to eat during the cold winter months? The foods that nature provides during this time of year are nuts and seeds, grains, root veggies, and meats. These foods are naturally gluten-free, heavier and higher in protein and fat. Protein-rich foods build the body up, restoring tissue...

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Nov 2014

by Lyn Clark Holistic Nutritionist and founder of The Health Nut The holidays should be one of the best times of year, however, many of us lose sight of how to keep our bodies healthy and happy during the holidays. Here are just three simple tips to make sure you survive the holidays! 1. Maintain good immune health With all the holiday preparations that lie...

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Oct 2014

by Lyn Clark, Holistic Nutritionist, Institute of Integrative Nutrition Many people today have no idea what they are eating, how their food was made, or where it came from. This is an important question that each and every one of us should be asking ourselves. One of the questions I get asked by many of my clients during a consultation is, “What is the difference...

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Aug 2014

See Zemas found, Jill Motew, on WGN-Chicago. Rachael Ray says "Most delicious cookie ever!"

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Aug 2014

Welcome to August, where the final days of summer meld into the mad dash of back-to-school days. This is always a tough transition for both parents and kids in many ways, such as regular sleep patterns, meals and activity schedules. While carpools, school supplies and registration forms are at the forefront of most parents minds, getting back to basic health and wellness as a family...

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Jul 2014

As a nutritionist, summer is one of my favorite times of the year! I love the variety of seasonal vegetables and fruits available at your local farmer’s market! There, you’ll find wonderful ingredients to create and enjoy delicious and nutritious meals for you and your family. It’s a great time of year to experiment with new ingredients. There are so many different ways to eat,...

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