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Supplements for Inflammation

Combatting Inflammation

Through my years as a competitive runner, I have had my share of injuries. In addition, I have an auto-immune condition. Both of these circumstance have led me to seek alternative ways to combat inflammation – both acute and chronic. While inflammation is an essential part of our immune response to injury, infection, or harm …

Nutrition

Food Focus Goals to maximize your health without “dieting”

1. Focus on microbe-friendly foods Try “microbiome enhancing meals.” Add fiber-rich foods, like oats, beans, lentils, chickpeas, brown rice, quinoa  as well as nuts, fruits and vegetables to your meals. Fiber-rich diets feed your intestinal microbes, which, new research shows, effectively reduces calorie intake. The body reacts differently to calories ingested from high-fiber whole foods …