Take Care of Your Liver Before It’s Too Late!

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In the past few years, I’ve been seeing liver conditions in younger and younger populations.  This has happened on the coat tails of a dramatic increase in the consumption of sugar, alcohol, meat, dairy and a generally highly-processed diet.  One of the challenges with conditions such as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is that most people […]

Hemorrhoids: A Total Pain in the Butt

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1 Perhaps not the most fun thing to talk about but let’s face it, most adults will suffer from hemorrhoids at some point in their life.  Ignoring them doesn’t make them go away.  This condition is full of hope and answers from the holistic nutrition realm.   What are hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids, sometimes referred to as […]

Best Practices for Pooping!

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Constipation is a common problem that affects so many people.  If you are constipated for an extended period of time, it can lead to bloating, abdominal discomfort, weight gain, over toxicity, hemorrhoids, anal fissures, and other not-so-fun health issues. How do you know if you’re constipated?   It may seem like an obvious answer, but […]

Niacin (B3)

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Let’s dissect one important member of the B-vitamin family: niacin (B3).   Niacin is a water-soluble vitamin that is plentiful in many foods.  You may also see it called nicotinic acid or nicotinamide.  These substances get converted into the active or more usable forms of niacin in the body called nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) and […]