Yeast

A Little-Known Cause of Bad Breath

…smelling pretty bad. I would first recommend using some foods or supplements that help nourish and replenish the good bacteria in the colon. Lactic acid yeast and yogurt are two things that work well. If you also have a problem with intestinal gas, add a digestive enzyme complex as well. Now it's your turn…

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Weekly Update for October 7, 2013

…minisite! This week’s issue covers: * The Skinny on the Best Cooking Oils * How to Reduce Cortisol * Dairy Proves Better Than Conventional Medicine for Yeast Infections Also, coming up on my blog this week: * The Benefits of Oral Probiotics – Wednesday, October 9 * Replacements and Substitutions for Healthy…

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How to Make Your Own Fermented Vegetables

Lactic acid yeast promotes the growth of good intestinal bacteria and is found in abundance in naturally fermented and cultured foods. These foods, which are also naturally rich enzymes, vitamins, and minerals, are essential to maintaining digestive health and overall well being. Although you can get…

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Digestive Diet Tip: Make Your Own Sauerkraut

…prevent the fermentation. Note: It's normal for white spots or a white film to form on the surface of the liquid covering the sauerkraut. It's a form of yeast called kahm. Although it's totally harmless, it can impart a bad taste to the cabbage so I would recommend simply removing it gently with a spoon before…

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The Whey to Good Health

…immunoglobulins, lactoferrin, lactoferricin, sphingolipids, lactoperoxidase, and glycomacropeptides—can inhibit the growth of a wide range of bacteria, fungi, yeast, and protozoa. In particular, lactoferrin has been shown to stop the growth of two pathogens commonly associated with food poisoning: E. coli and Listeria…

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The Best Probiotic Foods for Digestive Relief

…milk can be used in soups, added to vegetables or blended with fruit juice. * Kefir: This beverage is created by combining kefir grains, colonies of yeast and bacteria that look like clumps of rice, with milk. * Non-Dairy Fermented Foods: If you need to avoid dairy, try some unpasteurized sauerkraut, pickled…

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The Health Benefits of Whey

…immunoglobulins, lactoferrin, lactoferricin, sphingolipids, lactoperoxidase, and glycomacropeptides—can inhibit the growth of a wide range of bacteria, fungi, yeast, and protozoa. In particular, lactoferrin has been shown to stop the growth of two pathogens commonly associated with food poisoning: E. coli and Listeria…

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It's Basic, A Primer on Why Excess Acid is Unhealthy

…Garlic * Cayenne pepper * Gelatin * Most all herbs * Miso * Most vegetable and unprocessed sea salt * Most all spices * Vanilla extract * Brewer's Yeast * Most unprocessed, cold-pressed oils are neutral or alkaline-forming (even margarine seems to be neutral, but I don't recommend that anyone eat this…

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Eat Sardines, Improve Memory

…sardines, or can’t bring yourself to try them, you can eat other foods that are high in nucleotide content to improve memory, including brewer’s yeast, anchovies, mackerel, lentils, most types of beans, and oysters. The green algae chlorella is also high in nucleotides, as is the blue-green algae spirulina…

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