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New Findings: Non-GMO Eaters Recover from Obesity, Anxiety, and Chronic Diseases

If you’ve been wondering if you really need to switch to non-GMO foods, a new peer-reviewed article may change your mind—and your life. View a powerful and informative video interview of Michelle Perro, MD, a top pediatrician who witnesses in her practice every day the same type of health improvements reported in the survey.

*The links mentioned in the video are listed below. You can also see them on this page, and sign up there to get advance notice about the new video that will be premiered soon, as well as the ebook offered. 

*Find out more about Michelle Perro, MD and her book “What’s Making Our Children Sick?” due out in January 2018.The book is available for pre-order now!

A new article, “Survey Reports Improved Health After Avoiding Genetically Modified Foods,” focuses on a survey conducted by the Institute for Responsible Technology (IRT) of more than 3250 people who switched to a largely non-GMO diet and reported improvements in 28 health conditions. An astonishing 85% of respondents reported improvements in their “digestive problems,” the ailment most commonly cited. Of these respondents, 80% said their digestive issues were “significantly improved”, “nearly gone”, or “completely recovered”.

Remarkably, at least half the respondents also reported recovery from fatigue, obesity, brain fog, food allergies, and anxiety or depression. Access the article with the complete list of conditions that improved.

What is it about GMOs that may be damaging our health? The article, peer-reviewed and published in the International Journal of Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine, lays out the known side effects, ranging from increased allergens and toxins in the food to high residues of Roundup® herbicide. (see more about the dangers of Roundup.) Most GMOs are designed to withstand heavy doses of Roundup, which, according to the World Health Organization, is a known carcinogen. Jeffrey M. Smith, the article’s author, cites evidence of many other serious health dangers of this popular herbicide as well as of GMOs.

Simply eating non-GMO isn’t always sufficient to protect your help, says Smith, since many non-GMO crops are also doused with Roundup just before harvest.

Find out how to protect yourself and your family. View either the easy-to-read summary or the scientific, peer-reviewed article itself.

Make sure to watch or record the Jeffrey Smith interview on The Doctors on Wednesday, October 8- we need high numbers to let the media networks know that glyphosate harm is a MAINSTREAM issue.

Notice courtesy of Moms across America

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The Role of Dysbiosis and Chronic Infections on Cognitive and Psychological Health – Nafysa Parpia

This podcast is part of the Collective Insights Podcast series through the Neurohacker Collective. In this podcast, Daniel Schmachtenberger interviews Nafysa Parpia, ND about the role of the gut in illness and health. You can see a full transcript of the podcast on the Neurohacker webpage. You can also listen to the full podcast series by subscribing.

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“Functional and integrative medicine that is heart centered guides how I treat my patients with complex chronic illness. Biochemical imbalances, epigenetic expression, toxin exposure, microbial exposure and emotional imbalance are often key in unraveling the mystery of and treating chronic illness. Each of these aspects is different for each patient. Thus, with compassionate listening and cutting edge laboratory tests, I can create treatment plans that are highly individualistic and healing.” – Nafysa Parpia, ND

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Out with the Old In with the New Mind and Body

Bio picBy Lauren Gordon-Fahn, L.Ac.

While this is the season to be freely giving of love and good cheer there may be other parts of our system that are feeling contained, sluggish, and well, constipated! Not a usual topic for the season but this word, be it only mentioned in a whisper, has a few meanings and can be limiting our joyous movement forward into the new year.

In Chinese Medicine the inability to sort through things and let them go often falls under the domain of three Meridians: the Small Intestine, the Large Intestine, and the Liver. Emotional and Physical constraint are dominated by these three energy channels and there are a few quick fixes merging Acupressure and Meditation that may make- if I may be so bold – more room in your system for welcoming the new year

For a little New Year’s Resolution Self Care, test this system daily for three weeks. Do each set in the ordered listed: massage then the meditative mantra!

*Any recommendations made by this video should only be practiced by those physically capable of doing the recommendations safely on themselves. Speak with your doctor before trying this video’s suggestions if you have health concerns that may be negatively impacted by these recommendations or if you are uncertain, and always speak to your doctor if you experience any discomfort while trying these suggestions.
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The Future of Healing the Immune System: Biome Reconstitution

The Cutting Edge of Health and Wellness Today
Friday, June 19, at 2 PM Pacific

The Future of Healing the Immune System: Biome Reconstitution

Today, I am delighted to be joined by William Parker, PhD from Duke University, who is one of the pioneers of Biome Reconstitution. Although that phrase sounds complicated, what it refers to is correcting the imbalances in our intestines by re-introducing carefully selected benign microbes that have the ability to remind our immune system about the millennia-long relationship it has had with these microbes, and by doing so, reboot the intestinal milieu to a much healthier state. This concept may underlie the future of immunology and we encourage you to tune in for this important program.
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What Is YOUR Perfect Diet for Optimal Health?

The Cutting Edge of Health and Wellness Today
Friday, November 14, at 2 PM Pacific

What Is YOUR Perfect Diet for Optimal Health?

My next series of new shows starts November 14, 2014, with an hour of talk on the perfect diet for YOU. Today we will be joined by functional nutritionist Heather McLean-Greenfield, MS, CNS, to discuss diet and nutrition. We will emphasize the need for each person to individualize their own nutritional program and review a wide variety of diets which will include low carb, hypoglycemic, intermittent fasting, vegetarian and GAPS approaches. Our discussion will include food sensitivities and the use of the BIA (Bio Impedence Analysis), as well as healthy fats, quality proteins and GMO considerations.

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Intestinal Health: Key to Healing

The Cutting Edge of Health and Wellness Today
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Intestinal Health: Key to Healing

We will be delving into all aspects of intestinal health and its role in healing. This will include discussions about food allergy, probiotics, enzymes, overgrowth of candida and toxic bacterial species (called intestinal dysbiosis) and much more.

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All Disease Begins in the Gut

“All disease begins in the gut” ~ Hippocrates

Lyme disease,… Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb) and other tick borne coinfections are strange, confounding, infuriating, scary, annoying, mysterious, and apparently controversial. Call it active Lyme or chronic Lyme, or do like the Infectious Disease Society of America guys do: deny, deny, deny, and call it “Post Lyme Disease Syndrome.” The fact remains, people are still sick. The symptoms are many, and can be anything from uncomfortable to debilitating. Today, we concentrate on how food can effect how you feel and heal from tick borne illness.

When infected by Lyme disease, the immune system is invaded with a tiny microorganism called a spirochete that is thought to be capable of sequestering itself into the tissues of the body. This can make it difficult to eradicate with one short-term prescription of antibiotics. The spirochete is intelligent and can use the body to hide and shift while avoiding treatment. The ability for this microorganism to hide can create a constant state of infection that causes persistent inflammation and immune dysregulation. With over 70% of the immune system lining the gut, this can lead to digestive inflammation and other digestive and systemic issues. Since you eat every day, and the immune system has to deal with everything that you eat, you might just have a problem on your hands if you’re eating the wrong foods. [Read more…]

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Healthy Green Recipes to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

32 Healthy Recipes for St. Patrick's Day

These recipes from include breakfast all the way through desert with healthy recipes for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. Be sure to check that any recipe doesn’t have things you don’t do well with, but almost everyone should be able to find something to try! [Read more…]

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Thanksgiving Dinner All Planned Yet?

If not, here are some ideas from a variety of health oriented diet plans. Be sure to look any recommendations over to be sure it fits in with your specific needs. Pretty much everyone should be able to find inspiration, if not exact recipes somewhere in this grouping. Have fun preparing and enjoying the holiday. Maybe try something new. The fermented foods are excellent for providing lots of probiotics to help with GI health, but if you don’t have time to make any, there are good options available in local markets.

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Lacto Fermented Pickled Vegetables

Lacto -Fermented Pickled Vegetables from The Kitchen

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