Category Archives: Immune System

allergies, weak immunity, colds

Heal the Belly, Feel Good !

Naturopathic and Functional Medicine doctors say that up to 90% of our health depends upon our digestive system. Our immune system and resistance to disease is deeply interwoven with our intestines. I’d like to share with you some basic steps in … Continue reading

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Holiday Eating

What a delightful time of year, with all these rich foods, traditions pulling at our heartstrings, and decadent sweets.  ‘Tis the season we pull out all the stops and enjoy ourselves. It’s marvelous. After all, to everything there is a … Continue reading

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Drugs are Outrageous

I recently met someone whose predicament tore my heart.  This person, let’s call them Z, was extremely ill, multiple problems, with a messy bloodstream that was both clotting and bleeding.  A bloodstream filled with tiny clots of inflammation. (Where have … Continue reading

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Detox With Comfort

Last month I gushed about the joy of green smoothies, ending with ingredients for a green juice fast.  Which can be strenuous, I said softly. Okay, okay, it can be tough, but soooo worth it, as you release decades of … Continue reading

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The Joy of Green Smoothies

Get your greens and feel great!  Fill half your blender with your choice of organic leafy greens, cucumber, herbs, seasonings, a cup or two of water, and whip it.  You can add any edible raw veggie.   Some people add fresh … Continue reading

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Get a clue: Subtle Food Allergies and how to reduce them

Gluten-free??  Dairy free??   What’s the big deal? Subtle food allergies give us low-level inflammation and toxicity, which cause weight gain and auto-immune illnesses.  Not to mention the discomfort that goes with them. This isn’t the classic IgE-antibody allergy where the … Continue reading

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Heal Autoimmune Diseases – True, Natural, Effective

Conventional Medicine does not know the cause of autoimmune diseases, and treats only the symptoms – not very well, at that.  (They claim you have to live with it, but this ain’t necessarily so.) Naturopathic and Functional Medicine now understand … Continue reading

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Lose Toxins, Lose Fat, Relieve Pain

As mentioned in the previous post, “We’re not fat; we’re Toxic,”  here is a plan to detoxify, feel better, lose weight.  This same plan will help autoimmune diseases such as Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Scleroderma, Fibromyalgia, IBS, and more.  As you … Continue reading

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How Does Watercure Help?

The Watercure (1/4 teaspoon high-mineral celtic sea salt per quart or liter of water) has been found to be effective against many maladies.  Below are my summaries of Dr. Batmanghelidj’s writings on these topics.  Many people are surprised and pleased at the … Continue reading

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Prevent Flu and Colds

First off, if you already have a beginning cold or flu, try OSHA Root extract (Ligusticum porteri) from your local health food store.  Take one dropper full, in a small amount of water or juice, three times a day.  (One dropper full is … Continue reading

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