By Michelle Tuffs www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com To be honest, until I was in my 30's I had no idea there was such a thing as a PROBIOTIC! I certainly knew there were antibiotics because I was a swimmer and had constant ear infections! That's what you got when you went to the doctor as a child right?
By Alane Archer, ND, CNC and Michelle Tuffs www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com Trust your gut? We've all used this phrase but have you ever wondered what it means exactly? Learning what is in your gut can dramatically change your overall health. About 70 percent of the immune system is housed in the gut, so making sure your digestive
By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC, and Donna Manrique www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com Let’s talk microbiome balance. What’s that you ask? (Me too when I first started looking into all the issues that could be causing my brother issues. See, my brother Michael has down syndrome and he can’t always tell me what’s going on, so I’ve done A
By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC, and Maria Cummings www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com Who doesn't enjoy a delicious chewy fruit snack? Nowadays if you are a health conscious mom, you literally have to think and cook outside the box! After all, most snacks are nothing but sugar, artificial colors, and flavors! If you do find healthy snacks, they are
By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC, and Maria Cummings www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com Aren't these two cute or what? Did you know that your tongue has a lot to say to you about your health? If you have ever been told to watch your tongue, you may have been given a warning or scolding, but when it comes to
By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC, and Maria Cummings www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is "the must-have essential" that every household should have. I always have it in my home, because the uses of apple cider vinegar are almost endless. Make sure that you get the raw, unprocessed and unfiltered liquid form with plenty of "mother"
By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC, and Tonya Matus www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com Many people these days seem to be aware that the overall condition of the gut can dramatically affect your health. But how many of you know that gut health can cause depression as well as other mood disorders? Is it possible that depression could actually be
By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC, and Maria Cummings www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com I am sorry to tell you this, but the chances are rather high that most people have a battle going on inside of their gut! No worries though, we can help you win the Battle of the Bugs! You can not necessarily see the battle but
By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC, and Maria Cummings www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com What is resistant starch? Resistant starch (RS for short) is a type of starch that "resists" digestion in the stomach and the intestines. The undigested starch begins a fermentation. This is where the magic happens because bacteria attaches and digests the starch for us. The resistant
By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Maria Cummings www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com Did you know that up to eighty percent of the immune system is in the gut? Hippocrates once said that all diseases begin in the gut 2000 years ago! Pretty impressive huh? Especially since we now know that a small amount of illness are hereditary compared