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Cabbage and Women’s Health

Cabbage and Women’s Health

Did you know? In addition to the low-calorie and high-fiber qualities that cabbage is most often recognized for, and aside from the its benefits as a fermented food that we have covered in great deal as you might imagine, there are some interesting new studies that show cabbage lends some surprising health benefits to the […]

A Cleansing Meal to Celebrate Spring

A Cleansing Meal to Celebrate Spring

As we pass through the vernal equinox and the official first of spring arrives, it is time to think about spring-cleaning; not just in the garden or around the house, but inside your body as well. After months of heavier winter foods and more time spent huddled up inside as the sun hid behind gray […]

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Balancing Your PH with Fermented Foods

Balancing Your PH with Fermented Foods

Most of us haven’t thought about PH levels (acid/alkaline levels) since high school science labs when we inserted little PH strips into a variety of liquids and waited to see what color they would turn. There is a basic understanding of things like lemon and grapefruit juice as acids, but rarely do we think about […]

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Armed for flu-season

Armed for flu-season

I will be the first to admit that I have tried most things when it comes to prepping for flu-season. Vitamin C supplements, Zinc lozenges, Ginger in every meal and even the good old flu shot… but the one thing I never often thought of… probiotics. Probiotics have a way of preventing unwanted bacteria in […]

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How Enzymes Work for You

How Enzymes Work for You

We all have something we do on a daily basis to get us going, wake us up and keep us energized. Whether it’s your morning cup of coffee or tea, a sweet snack in the mid-afternoon or a carbohydrate rich meal that we just can’t help but indulge in, I am sure you have your […]

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Tidbit: It’s Alive!

Tidbit: It’s Alive!

By: Mikaela Hew Candidate, Masters of Science in Nutrition/DPD 2012 Bastyr University When was the last time you held a microscope up to your sauerkraut? I know… me too. There is a diverse population of living microorganisms to witness during that scientific adventure. Of those, is the presence of lactic acid forming bacteria, popularly known […]