The Takoma Park Alternative Care Blog: Gut Health

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Essential Oils And Gut Health

Essential Oils And Gut Health

We typically think of using essential oils for their marvelous fragrance, or as a spa treatment. They do these jobs wonderfully well, but plant essences have also been used as medicine for thousands of years. First, it's important to distinguish between essential oils...

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10 Reasons to Consider Cannabis Therapy

10 Reasons to Consider Cannabis Therapy

Cannabis has very few potential side effects – most are THC and dose related and can be avoided by not using more than you need to alleviate your symptoms.  
Cannabis can be discontinued without weaning.
In addition to alleviating pain, cannabis promotes wellbeing and homeostasis, or balance within the body.
It modulates the autoimmune system
Cannabis regulates glucose and fat metabolism.
It is a potent antioxidant.
Cannabis has been shown to protect both neural and cardiac tissue.
Cannabis regulates appetite.
It stabilizes and improves mood.
It is a potent anti-inflammatory and is the perfect partner to an anti-inflammatory diet.

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One Amazing Way To Health Digestion Problems: Enzymes

One Amazing Way To Health Digestion Problems: Enzymes

Your body is designed to digest the food you eat. It creates hydrochloric acid along with various enzymes for just that purpose. So why might you consider taking them as a supplement?Well if you seem to get gas no matter you eat, you often suffer from heartburn or...

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Whole Grains: Are They Still Good For You?

Whole Grains: Are They Still Good For You?

For years, we've been taught that eating whole grains - from bread to pasta - builds good health.We've also learned that whole grains are a lot better than refined versions: they contain more vitamins and a lot more beneficial fiber. Many would say there is more...

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Tips For Making Kombucha Tea

Tips For Making Kombucha Tea

Kombucha tea has been around for about 2,000 years now. Chinese people refer to it as “the Immortal Health Elixir” because of the many health benefits it offers. Kombucha is made from sweetened tea…

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6 Fermentation Myths Busted

6 Fermentation Myths Busted

Fermented foods can help to improve your health and wellness. But there’s a lot of misinformation about these probiotic foods. Learn the truth behind some of the myths and misconceptions…

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