Dysbiosis, a Leaky Gut and Inflammation

We have been focusing a lot lately on inflammation in the body – which for many is chronic and responsible for a variety of different health woes.   Another chronic and often ignored health issue is dysbiosis in the gut.   Dysbiosis refers to a condition with microbial imbalances on or…


Fermented Foods – A Condiment for Good Health

Many diets from around the world include foods that are fermented, a chemical process activated by bacteria or yeast by which sugars are converted to alcohols and carbon dioxide.  In the past it was a way to preserve food and increase or develop flavour.  We know today that fermented foods offer a…


A Question From Cousin Ray – Part 3

Last week we learned about Ray’s leaky gut, a sign that his gut is now home to an unwelcome amount of bad bacteria.  To help relieve his unpleasant digestive symptoms Ray is Resting his gut by cutting out his trigger foods, the complex carbs in wheat, dairy and corn that his body was only partially…