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Janet Vargas - Independent Natural Health Researcher

Are you lacking Energy or feeling Lethargic? These symptoms and others can be experienced when you are lacking Good Healthy Salt in your Diet (not to be confused with common table salt that is stripped of vital nutrients and bleached). No wonder there is so much misinformation about SALT. I remember standing at a Bakery counter about 20 years ago when I bought a quiche as did someone next to me. We asked for a little salt to be sprinkled on them and the reply was, they can't do that, they don't have any salt shaker in the place and they don't use salt.…

By Janet Vargas - Independent Natural Health Researcher


You may have heard of this by the name of Oil Pulling, an ancient Indian Ayurvedic practice that rids accumulated Toxins from your mouth by pulling them out of their hiding places – little pockets here and there, even the best of dental brushing and flossing cannot deal with. The theory in evidence is that even a good mouthwash is less effective than the Oil-Pulling because just like certain Vitamins and Antioxidants are Fat-Soluble, so are different Toxins, therefore the OIL deals with them more effectively at pulling them out, than the water-based Mouthwashes.…

Do You Have To Take Probiotics On An Empty Stomach

By Kay Uzoma and from Healthfully.Com

Dietary probiotics are friendly bacteria that are similar to the friendly bacteria in your intestinal tract. The most common types of dietary probiotics are of the Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium species. They provide several health benefits, especially when they’re taken properly. Although probiotics are generally considered easy to take, they can cause a few side effects and may not be suitable for people with certain Medical conditions, such as pancreatitis.

Benefits of Probiotics

Foods such as yogurt, kefir, miso and sauerkraut (or kimchi) are good sources of probiotics.…

By Dr Will Cole - Functional Medicine Expert/Consultant

"You are what you eat.” This common phrase couldn’t be more true, but not in the way you might think. More accurately, the phrase should be “You are what your microbiome eats.” The trillions of bacteria and yeast in your gastrointestinal tract are fueled by the food you eat on a daily basis and it can affect aspects of your health beyond digestion including your immune system, brain, and hormones.

In my telehealth functional medicine clinic, I have worked with thousands of patients on their gut health journey.…