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Is a BRCA Gene Mutation Really a Death Sentence?

BRCA Genes

This blog post was first published back in 2013 when there was a lot of attention on breast cancer and the BRCA1 gene mutation, due to Angelina Jolie’s double mastectomy when she didn’t have cancer. I interviewed one of my favorite medical professionals, Dr. C.E. Gant to help dispel some of the myths around this topic and provide you with some truthful information.
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Reduce Your Risk for Breast Cancer

Reduce Breast Cancer Risk with Prevention

Well, once again it’s breast cancer awareness month and I think the most important factor that should be focused on is prevention.  By making simple changes in the foods you eat and your lifestyle, you can significantly reduce your chances of developing not only breast cancer but cancer of any kind. A major fact to be aware of is that we all have cancer cells in our body. Cancer becomes deadly when the cancer cells outnumber the healthy cells. So that is where the focus of prevention lies.

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Should Your Probiotic Contain Enterococcus Faecalis?

Should Your Probiotic Contain Enterococcus Faecalis?

You may have noticed that Enterococcus faecalis are being added to many probiotics on the market. As I see it, the safety of this organism is highly questionable and you should exercise caution when deciding whether to use one of these products.

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Candida Diet Questions

Candida Diet Questions I received the following questions from a site visitor about the Candida Diet and the probiotic Xtralac. Here’s what Mark had to say: [click to continue…]

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50 Ways to Put Mindfulness into Action

Peaceful woman along shore of beach demonstrating mindfulness in action

Although the regular practice of a structured mindfulness-based meditation should be part of your daily routine when striving for optimal health, the act of being mindful ought to become a way of living in your day-to-day activities as well. [click to continue…]

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What Beverages Should You Drink?

Glass of water slashing, depicting fresh beverage.

When I tell people they shouldn’t be drinking things like coffee, tea, soda pop, fruit juice, chocolate milk, or alcohol I am often met with a question such as the following: [click to continue…]

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Are You Getting Too Much Exercise?

People running marathon depicting too much exercise. [click to continue…]

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Get My New Book – Healing Chronic Candida – In Bookstores Now

Healing Chronic Candida Book

My new book Healing Chronic Candida: A Holistic, Natural, and Comprehensive Approach, was released today and is now available in all bookstores including Amazon. [click to continue…]

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Get Passionate About Your Diet and Become Unstoppable

The word unstoppable in yellow letters on white and yellow talk bubble.

In the initial stages of adopting the Paleo diet or simply making changes to the diet that are required because of a particular health condition, one of the most difficult challenges people face is remaining committed to, or in some cases, becoming motivated to make the change. When you become passionate about your diet (or anything else), you become unstoppable. No challenge, roadblock, social pressure, craving, etc. will be big enough to break your commitment. [click to continue…]

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Is Intermittent Fasting Right for You?

Intermittent fasting

Although intermittent fasting (IF) is commonly practiced in the Paleo community, please be aware that it is not right for everyone. This is especially true for the individual with Candida or SIBO and the associated conditions of adrenal fatigue, impaired blood sugar regulation, sympathetic nervous system dominance, and sugar and carb addiction, or anyone in the process of trying to replenish neurotransmitter levels associated with anxiety, depression, addiction, insomnia, compulsive overeating or other eating disorders, or other mental health or cognitive disorders. Under these conditions IF can be highly counterproductive. [click to continue…]

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