The Cause and Management of Candida
Health Issues & Detoxing

The Cause and Management of Candida

Q. Is the candida albicans fungus in the body good or bad for us? A. Good. It is the indicator that our body is still toxic. Candida itself is part of a healthy biological terrain. It is “candida overgrowth” that is behind the majority of health complaints known today. Candida overgrowth stems from a condition in the body whereby: the probiotics are in short supply (from the use of antibiotics, dental fillings, chemical & radiation therapies, etc.), and the food being consumed feeds the candida more than the probiotics. Q. Should we seek to eradicate 100% of the candida albicans from

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meringue
Recipes & Cooking Videos

Sugar-Free Meringue

This stevia-sweetened, sugar-free meringue is just right for topping fruit bars and granola. Make cookies out of it for those times when you feel like you need a bit of a sweet treat. Yield: 48 cookies Ingredients: 5 egg whites ⅛ teaspoon organic, whole-leaf stevia powder ¼ plus ⅛ teaspoon cream of tartar Instructions: Beat egg whites to the point that they just begin to form soft peaks. Slowly add powdered stevia leaves while continuing to beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. At this point, you have the meringue you would use for topping our Key Lime Bars. To

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Photo of a sliced onion in water
Kitchen Essentials

Cooking with Water

There is a secret ingredient everlasting and present in most recipes; it is water. A good, generous, and free ingredient, water gives moisture, texture, and juiciness to food. It is responsible for enhancing the natural taste of food and is, therefore, a giver that does not alter or take away from the food. Water is by far the most indispensable ingredient in a kitchen. Try to think of a restaurant kitchen without water for a minute. What would the sauce cook do for his stock? How would the soup and vegetable chef steam vegetables and make soup? How would the

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eggs
Recipes & Cooking Videos

Baked Egg Muffins

Yield: 6 muffins Ingredients: 7 eggs 3 ounces pure, clean water or orange juice 1/4 tsp. fine sea salt 1/8 tsp. Cayenne pepper Ghee or extra-virgin olive oil, for cooking Instructions: Preheat the oven to 350°. Combine all of the ingredients in a mixing bowl, blend with an immersion blender or whisk strongly. Coat a muffin tin with ghee or olive oil.Using a 3-ounce ladle, fill each of 6 cups in the muffin tin with the egg mixture. Bake for approximately 15 minutes or until the egg mixture is firm. Remove from the oven and serve. The addition of the

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The Secret to Successful Probiotic Replenishment
Vibrant Nutrition

The Secret to Successful Probiotic Replenishment

Insights on Soil Based Organisms (SBOs) and what foods (prebiotics) cause them to flourish in your gut The probiotics in both Full Circle Flora and Green Cuisine are Soil Based Organisms (SBOs) in a natural base of cultured soil which has been composting for millions of years (a humic earth, deriving from forest or lake bed plants). Within an ancient humate soil over 25,000 microbial varieties are developed naturally over time. How Many Species of Friendly Bacteria Normally Live in the Human Gut? About 1,000 species. Compare this to the 2-10 probiotic species commonly found in most probiotic formulas. Intestinal microbiota need to number over 100,000 billion

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juice recipes
Recipes & Cooking Videos

Juice Recipes

Juice Recipes by Chef Colombe Asparagus, Kale, Basil and Berries Protein Juice | Apple, Celery and Fennel Juice Apple, Celery, Spinach and Zucchini Juice | Beets, Cucumber and Pear Juice Blackberry, Beets and Rapini Protein Juice | Blueberry, Pomegranate and Carrot Juice Bok Choy, Kale and Carrot Juice | Broccoli, Spinach and Parsley Protein Juice Fennel, Kale and Cucumber Juice | Ginger and Greens Juice Grapefruit, Ginger and Carrot Protein Juice | Kiwi & Spinach Juice Tomato, Spinach and Zucchini Juice | Green Power Juice Asparagus, Kale, Basil and Berries Protein Juice Ingredients: 2 medium leaves Kale 3 medium spear Asparagus 1/2 large Cucumber 1 1/2

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sardines are high in purines
Vibrant Nutrition

What are purines and in which foods are they found?

Introduction Purines are natural substances found in all of the body’s cells, and in virtually all foods. The reason for their widespread occurrence is simple: purines provide part of the chemical structure of our genes and the genes of plants and animals. A relatively small number of foods, however, contain concentrated amounts of purines. For the most part, these high-purine foods are also high-protein foods, and they include organ meats like kidney, fish like mackerel, herring, sardines and mussels, and also yeast. Purines are metabolized into uric acid When cells die and get recycled, the purines in their genetic material

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seaweed omega oils
Vibrant Nutrition

With PCBs Now Showing Up in Fish Oils, Where Do We Turn for Omegas?

Best Sources for Omega Oils The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association representing the dietary supplement industry, has filed this report on PCB contamination of fish oils: Low levels of PCB’s (Polychlorinated biphenyl) can now be found throughout the world, “which means that all fish—whether fish found in oceans and rivers or fish oil supplements—contain at least trace amounts of PCBs.” According to FishOilSafety.com, PCBs have “been officially recognized for 20 years as causing… reproductive toxicity, and studies show they are endocrine disruptors (for example, changing some fetuses from male to female in animal studies). These gender-bending properties

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salsa verde
Recipes & Cooking Videos

Salsa Verde

Salsa verde can be served as a sauce, slather, spread, over fish tacos, grilled meats, and grilled or roasted vegetables – delicious!

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food cravings
Health Issues & Detoxing

The “Whys” of Cravings

Why am I hungry all the time? And why do I crave bread, pasta, pastry, doughnuts, chips, and all the things that aren’t good for me? The term “craving” hardly does justice to that four-alarm fire raging in your brain. Must…have…warm…brownie still gooey in the middle. Must…eat…entire container of ice cream. We’ve all been there. Cravings are a fact of life, and most Americans get seized by strong and specific urges to indulge. And for a great percent of us, chocolate tops the list. Most of the time, we deal with our food cravings by simply giving our body what

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Cinnamon Doughnut Muffins
Recipes & Cooking Videos

Cinnamon Doughnut Muffins

Here’s a healthy and delicious, moist muffin that is bound to become a family favorite. These muffins are very easy to make and will keep well. They are also great for snacks to take with you on the go.

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