How To Test For Food Intolerance

By Alane Archer, ND, CNC and Michelle Tuffs Dip into hot salsa or spicy Indian food, and your nose starts running. Beans give you gas, or a glass of wine means a headache later. If you're lactose intolerant, you expect diarrhea when you eat cheese or milk? A few hours ago, your face was

Food Intolerance Symptoms

By Alane Archer, ND, CNC and Scarlett Eriksen Lately, we hear a lot about food intolerance symptoms. You may not be sure exactly what that means. "Food intolerance, also known as non-IgE mediated food hypersensitivity or non-allergic food hypersensitivity, refers to difficulty in digesting and breaking down certain foods. It is important to note

What it’s Like Having Fibromyalgia?

By Alane Archer, ND, CNC When dealing with fibromyalgia, chronic pain, and fatigue, even the simple things in life can cause symptoms. Those that live with chronic pain use "Spoons" as a way of determining when they have met their limit. The difference in being sick and being healthy is having to make choices

5 Essential Steps to Stop Food Cravings

By Maria Cummings Growing up I lived half my childhood in Germany, that is probably where my chocolate addiction began! If you have been to Germany, then you know that Germans and most Europeans enjoy "good" chocolate and delicious desserts. Down here in the South, many people enjoy plenty of sweet tea and fried

When Your Allergies are Getting Worse

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC, and Maria Cummings When your allergies are getting worse, your first response may be to go to your doctor for a refill prescription or head out to the store for an over -the -counter antihistamine for some relief. However, medicine may not be needed at all. Most people do

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