What is Leaky Gut? aka Intestinal Permeability also called Gut Dysbiosis?

What Is Leaky Gut – The Science Behind It It might surprise you but Leaky Gut is exactly what it sounds like. The cells that line the intestinal wall are meant to act as a barrier to only allow fully digested nutrients through this wall and then into your blood stream and then is utilized within your body. But when Leaky Gut develops, these tightly packed cells begin to lose their structure and gaps form between them which allows undigested food particles, bacteria, yeast, … [Read more...]

Ian’s Osteoporosis, Broken Ankle, Atherosclerosis & Alzheimers Progress Report

In April 2011 Ian, my husband, and I made a video(below) and put in on you tube.  We talked about how coconut oil had been so effective after we discovered it could be used for Ian's Alzheimer's symptoms. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMw3d3ohx_s In December 2011, just before Christmas. Ian broke his ankle. and we discovered he had Osteoporosis &  a little later, atherosclerosis, which then led to many new understandings about the root cause of all three of his … [Read more...]

A Good Question About an Alkaline Diet, GERD and Whether to Eat Grains or Not

 Hello Cassie, I'm from méxico and i really need some help!! I've been having gerd  or acid reflux for 9 months now!!! Yesterday i decided to go alkaline and  just in one day i felt much better,,,i substituted meat with quinoa and  buckwheat as another alkaline website said ( by the way it said totally  avoid animal products and so i did, hopefully you are familiar with dr  youngs approach) i had a serving of buckwheat for breakfast..a little quinoa  for lunch and a lentil muffin … [Read more...]

Fruit, Why It’s Not That Healthy

I just read a bit of your blog and read that fruit for breakfast is not good.    Why is that? Thanks Maggie   Hi Maggie, I know, fruit used to be my favourite breakfast! I thought it was really healthy, but it's not, and for the following reasons. Fruit is loaded with sugar, albeit fructose which we are told is okay as it is low glycemic. This means it doesn't react in the same way in the body as sucrose or glucose which causes immediate high blood sugar … [Read more...]

Am I a Victim Because I Can’t Eat Wheat, Sugar and Lots of Carbs?

Can't we ever eat like a 'normal person' again and be healthy? "Why can't I just eat  like a normal person?"  is a frequent cry I hear from my fellow sufferers. Eating like a 'normal person' in this era of such a high carbohydrate and  processed diet cannot be sustained by most people without they also, sooner or later, succumbing to disease.   Perhaps  to want to eat 'normally' is like saying why can't I smoke and stay healthy? It has become quite obvious to me that when I mention that … [Read more...]

Why Red Cabbage Sauerkraut is SO good! (plus a recipe)

There are many, many good reasons for eating home made red cabbage sauerkraut! Sauerkraut is a natural probiotic which helps the gut bacteria to become healthy. Sauerkraut  aids the production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach to increase digestion Sauerkraut is easy to digest as the cellulose has been broken down so bad bacteria in the gut don't get to use it as food Sauerkraut naturally contains vitamin K2 from the natural bacteria created in the process of making … [Read more...]