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The Power of Antioxidants

How antioxidants can be your best defense against disease, inflammation, and aging

Jac’s Favorites

Jac’s Favorites I’ve put together a list of products I use on a daily basis – from personal care to household items. Hope you’ll love them as much as me! Hello Wellthoughts readers! I wanted to give anyone who might be interested a glimpse into my lifestyle – specifically regarding the products I use. I …

You’re Probably Addicted To Sugar – Here’s Why It’s Not Your Fault

Are you addicted to sugar? Without even looking at your diet, I can say that the answer is probably yes. In this day and age, you’d have a hard time finding any food product without some kind of added sugar or sweetener in it. So unless you are making a conscious effort to avoid added sugar, …

AIP Diet

AIP Diet The AIP diet is designed to help treat autoimmune diseases. Also known as the paleo autoimmune protocol, the AIP diet is a much stricter version of the Paleo diet (which is based on meat, fish, vegetables, nuts and seeds). The main focus of the AIP diet is to heal the gut wall, restore digestive function, resolve microbial imbalances, restore nutrient deficiencies …

Nutrition Tips For Sustainable Fat Loss

Fat loss. Everyone talks about it. When people talk about losing weight they are usually referring to fat loss. It’s confusing though. There is so much hype and so many trends that what is sustainable? Even though it worked for your friend, doesn’t mean it’ll work for you. THIS is the thing that we all …

Low FODMAP Diet

The Full Low FODMAP Diet List The Low FODMAP diet stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols. These are then broken down even further into Fructans, Galactoligosaccharides, Lactose, Fructose, Sorbitol and Mannitol. FODMAPS are short chain carbohydrates that basically wreak havoc in the small intestine of those suffering from IBS. These small carbohydrates are …

Gaps Diet Plan

The Full Gaps Diet In looking at effective diets to combat leaky gut, we came across the GAPS diet. GAPS—which stands for Gut and Psychology Syndrome—is a diet designed to heal the lining of the gut and subsequently treat chronic inflammatory conditions in the digestive tract. It seeks to remove difficult-to-digest foods from the diet and replace them …

An Integrative Approach To Healing Cancer

Since my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer, I’ve been researching alternative treatments that she can incorporate in conjunction with her conventional treatment. This post is dedicated to my mom and anyone else who is on a journey to wellness.

Keto and Intermittent Fasting: A Beginner’s Guide

The ketogenic diet and intermittent fasting have more in common than you may believe. When combining the two practices, they may be able to synergistically work together toward common goals of fat loss and improved metabolic health. Despite the differences in the diets, they have two big similarities: both increase ketone production and can also …

9 Tips To Ensure A Nourishing-Complete Vegetarian/Vegan Diet

Following a vegetarian or vegan diet isn’t easy for everyone. Although it can provide many health benefits, it can also be detrimental for health if it isn’t nutritionally adequate. On the same note, it’s also challenging to maintain a well-rounded vegetarian diet that provides all the nutrients you need. There is evidence, however, that vegan …