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Love Your Liver. It Has a Big Job!
The liver is one of the hardest working organs in the body.  Experts believe that the liver performs over 500 essential tasks that support nearly every organ in the body.  As the second largest organ (skin is the largest), the liver extends across the entire abdominal cavity.  It weighs approximately 3 lbs. and holds up to a pint of blood at any given time.
Women and Gut Health
When we visit restaurants, it’s becoming increasingly common to see menus that highlight all sorts of choices based on dietary needs.  There are symbols for vegetarian, gluten free, keto, or low fat meals just to name a few.  But can...
Senna: Natural living rooted in tradition
For centuries, ancient cultures around the world have been using plants to aid and support dietary needs.  Fast-forward to modern times, people still seek and utilize plants by incorporating them into foods, drinks, and supplements to achieve optimum health.  Over the...
Psyllium Husk: Fiber for Well-Being
Ancient plants have been used by cultures around the world to aid and support dietary needs for centuries. Fast-forward to modern times, people still seek and utilize plants by incorporating them into foods, drinks, and supplements to achieve optimum health.  ...
Declare War on Inflammation with my Secret Weapon
When I talk to my ladies about their worries and questions regarding their physical appearance, their number one complaint is about that stubborn belly fat. It causes frustration every time you look at yourself in the mirror, because it seems impossible, regardless of all the exercise, to get rid of it. Trust me; I know exactly what you mean!
Is Psyllium Husk Gluten-Free?
The short answer is yes, but to better understand what that means, let’s take a deeper look. Some definitions…   What is Gluten?   Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye which in turn is often found in pasta, bread,...
Peaches: Yummy for the Tummy
When it comes to fruits, summer time has the sweetest and the juiciest of all year. When thinking about juicy fruits, one stands out above the rest -- guess that explains why August is National Peach Month!  A symbol of...
Gastroparesis Awareness Month
In recent years gut health is really starting to get the spotlight.   Even accompanied by research, the public is barely starting to realize that the gut is the Gateway to Better Health.  In an effort to share knowledge and show support for sufferers...
RECIPE: Weekend Warrior Smoothie
​Ingredients​1 medium mango1 medium navel orange1 medium banana1 cup almond milk1 tbsp. Colon Cleanse Pineapple sweetened with stevia1 tbsp. chia seedsIce, depending on your preference... (I used 3 ice cubs)   Instructions Peel and chop all fruit ingredients and toss into blender or NUTRiBULLET (like...
HEALTH PLUS: INSIDE OUR GUTS
Health Plus® Inc. was founded in 1981 in the back of a small health food store. Owners Pat and Rita Mediratta saw a need among their customers for a fiber product that aided in regularity and occasional constipation. They began importing...
10 Natural Herbs to Help with Digestion
Having Digestion Problems? Are you suffering from digestive problems? Abdominal pain, bloating, gas, or constipation?Don't worry! Digestive problems are actually more common in today’s society than you might think. This is partly due to the different types of foods we...
"GUTTA" LOVE IBS AWARENESS MONTH
In the world of gut health, Irritable Bowel Syndrome sufferers are often looking for help to aid symptom discomforts.  In honor of April being IBS Awareness Month, let’s talk about that “gut” feeling and some possible aids to send your...
HEALTH BENEFITS OF TURMERIC
Why is Turmeric Good for you?What is Turmeric and where does it come from?​Turmeric (Curcuma Longa) is perennial a herbaceous plant and is considered a part of the ginger family, native to Southern Asia. Turmeric was first used as a dye...
WHAT ARE PREBIOTICS? WHAT DO THEY DO?
We all have seen the word “prebiotic” on supplements or in relation to healthy living. But what the heck are they!? Well, here is the technical definition according to Mariam-Webster.com, "of, relating to, or being chemical or environmental precursors of...
7 Daily Fruits and Veggies perfect for Cleansing your Colon
We all were told by our parents, “Eat your fruits and veggies or you'll have a hard time pooping.” Now, 30+ years later, you are browsing the internet looking for home remedies to solve your problem". In the back of...