How A Leaky Gut Can Lead to Cancer

A leaky gut may be the root of some cancers forming in the rest of the body! This is according to research looking at a tumor-suppressor hormone receptor that lives in the lining of the intestines. When this hormone receptor is suppressed the lining weakens, allowing inflammation and cancer-causing agents to travel into the body, […]

Spiced Vegetable Soup

Even though Spring is officially here the days are not quite hot yet. Some warm sunny days sprinkled with some cold(ish) rainy days are still the forecast. Plus if you’re market is anything like mine, you’re still going to find plenty of winter squashes and root veggies on display. I say, let’s take advantage of […]

Love Your Liver

When you think Detox, Cleanse, or Detoxification…..which organ comes to mind first? Although you actually have 6 different systems that help with detoxification (liver, intestines, kidneys, lungs, lymph, skin), your LIVER may arguably be the most burdened by this task. Your liver is the ultimate multi-tasker with over 500 essential roles! It also happens to […]

Black Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

I am a huge fan of sweet potatoes. Seriously! There have been stretches of time in my life when I literally ate one every day! Not only are Sweet Potatoes incredibly delicious they are also a great source of fiber, vitamin C, manganese, and beta-carotene. The high antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds present in sweet potatoes […]

Detoxification & Cancer Recovery

If we agree that toxic chemicals are a major driving factor for cancer, then we must also agree that detoxification is one of our best prevention & recovery strategies. When your body is burdened by high levels of toxins, the detoxification system becomes sluggish and waste starts to build up. The accumulation of both toxins […]