Tag Archives: inflammation

tummy troubles?

Quick tip of the day: take good care of your gut!
How do I do that? Eat good foods, manage stress and take good care of yourself – take a good quality probiotic in times of bigger stress.
That’s it!

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a healthy gut fights inflammation

Research has confirmed repeatedly that inflammation is the cause of all chronic illnesses prevalent today. Unfortunately, inflammation is self-perpetuating, meaning once the inflammatory cytokines are released in one area, they have the ability to travel through out the body and trigger the inflammatory cascade in other areas; causing damage to the delicate tissues, specifically, the mitochondria of the cells.
As humans living in a modern, industrialized world, we all have some level of inflammation. As a naturopathic doctor, my role is to find the root cause of this inflammation and endeavor to dampen it, of course, with the help of the individual involved. Continue reading

gut and inflammation

Research has confirmed repeatedly that inflammation is the cause of all chronic illnesses prevalent today. Unfortunately, inflammation is self-perpetuating, meaning once the inflammatory cytokines are released in one area, they have the ability to travel through out the body and trigger the inflammatory cascade in other areas; causing damage to the delicate tissues, specifically, the mitochondria of the cells.
As humans living in a modern, industrialized world, we all have some level of inflammation. As a naturopathic doctor, my role is to find the root cause of this inflammation and endeavor to dampen it, of course, with the help of the individual involved. Continue reading

stress and inflammation

Long time no post… a lot has been going on over here, lots of work, travel, family health issues… you may not be surprised that the topic of my post today is STRESS.
More specifically, one issue that stress aggravates and that we are very interested in from a nutrition point of view, is INFLAMMATION.

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Sprinkle on the Spices for Anti-inflammatory Power

Inflammation is the underlying cause of most chronic lifestyle disease. When our bodies are in a state of inflammation, slowly and steadily cellular damage is occurring that causes harm to our vital organ systems.

It seems contrary to what you may think, but spices are anti-inflammatory foods! Herbs and spices contain bioflavonoid and polyphenol compounds that fight inflammation. There are literally hundreds of different varieties, but here are some with scientifically validated claims that they help boost your health:

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