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NO Salt Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut, known as kraut, is a popular probiotic food made with cabbage and salt. The salt acts as a natural preservative to keep bad bugs (pathogens) away, while drawing moisture from the cabbage.

Why not add salt…

Salt slows and

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Salmon Head Stock for Strong Bones

fish-stock

Salmon heads are packed with tender meat and fat along the jawbone. They are especially prized for making fish stock as a base for soup of all kinds and contain vitamin A, Omega-3, iron, zinc, and calcium.

I was apprehensive to make salmon head stock. Though I had experience with chicken and other meat stocks, I’d never made fish stock and imagined the whole house smelling ‘fishy’.

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Candida The Body Ecology Diet

My Healing Journal: Tracking Food Culprits

Journal Entry on September 12th 2010

When you have digestive upset, you know how difficult it can be to track down foods that bother you most. This is especially true when you have yeast overgrowth (Candida). My experience entailed keeping a ‘food journal’, doing rotation diets, and of course elimination diets.

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Supplements The Body Ecology Diet

My Favorite Supplements on B.E.D. (Body Ecology Diet)

I found The Body Ecology Diet (B.E.D.) in 2010 and haven’t looked back since. I like everything about this diet … from its yin/yang roots to the principle of food combining to the laid back approach you are unique, do what feels good.

There’s a relaxation here that I’ve yet to find/feel in another diet. A place to come home to. As a Holistic Nutritionist for those practicing B.E.D., I’m often asked which supplements to take. My answer, almost every time, is “check out the body ecology store“. I like their products and have taken most of them myself at one point; as have my husband and kids.

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Traditional Milk Kefir: Recipe

This traditional form of milk kefir has 2 ingredients …. milk and starter, that’s it. Straight up, simple stuff. I was introduced to kefir while on The Body Ecology Diet (B.E.D) to heal chronic yeast overgrowth. This kefir reduced my cravings, cleared my acne, and took away my endless stomach bloating.

My husband, who hails from Czech Republic, says he drank milk kefir growing up and that this traditional food is still all the rage in Europe; along with cultured butter and creme fraiche.

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B.E.D. The Body Ecology Diet The Digestive System

Digestive Issues Everywhere


Digestive issues
include mild, temporary cases of lactose and gluten intolerance to more serious, chronic conditions such as Crohn’s disease and ulcers. Many people have a digestive issue in some shape or form.

Both my  kids (see my bloated boy in photo) had digestive issues as did I for too many years. We have since recovered and mostly restored our digestion by following a gut healing protocol called The Body Ecology Diet (B.E.D).

Digestive and gut issues go by different names, but they have two things in common …. yeast overgrowth and leaky gut syndrome …. if a yeast infection is left untreated, the yeast can develop into

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Candida The Body Ecology Diet

Inner Ecosystem: A Living World Inside You

inner-ecosystemJust like earth, the human body has an inner ecosystem that is located inside of the digestive tract. This living world teems with a variety of micro-flora that work day and night to keep the body healthy and in homeostasis.

The inner ecosystem stretches from mouth to rectum and is approximately 30 feet long. Neatly packed in there are millions of micro-flora organisms, both good (probiotics) and bad (pathogens) that intermingle; living in a delicate balance of harmony with one another.