The Takoma-SE Integrative Care Blog

Thoughts and suggestions on understanding cannabis medicine and increasing your wellness, infinitely...

Cannabis & Autoimmune Disease

In this episode, John Malanca from United Patients Group and Dr. Patricia Frye discuss aspects of these diseases which include: What is an autoimmune disease? Some of the more better known but still somewhat poorly understood include; Lupus, celiac disease, MS, Type 1...

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Prebiotics

Prebiotics

Prebiotics are types of dietary fiber that promote the growth of beneficial bacteria like Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus in the intestines. Improving the balance of health-promoting bacteria can help prevent disease and alleviate symptoms. Oregano, black pepper,...

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Eat Your Vegetables!

Eat Your Vegetables!

We don't eat enough vegetables. Only 25% of us eat the daily recommended amount of fruits and vegetables. That means that 75% of us do not! The more vegetables you eat, the greater you reduce your risk for heart attack, stroke, cancer, and premature death. Adults...

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Food as Medicine

Food as Medicine

Terpenes and flavonoids are substances that are found throughout nature. They give plants there medicinal and aromatic benefits.  A variety of plants have potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory actions. Include a variety of colorful and green leafy vegetables in...

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Turmeric Milk: Another Natural Way to Manage Pain

Turmeric Milk: Another Natural Way to Manage Pain

Native to southern Asia, turmeric is a relative of the ginger plant. It has been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine. Studies show that turmeric contains compounds that block the formation of amyloid proteins, the hallmark of Alzheimer's...

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