Americans in general are in nutritional crisis. Sixty years ago our whole culture was hijacked by man-made manufactured foods that are now making us sick. My heart breaks as I watch us try to deal with the confusion. We did not make this problem, but it will be up to us to pull together … [Read more...] about Live Fermentation: The New Frontier Of Healing
I want to talk about a Summer drink that got me in a lot of trouble in the past. A drink that seems so harmless, but can numb the esophageal muscle, which in turn does not close properly, allowing stomach acid into the esophagus. A drink that can have a serious effect on your digestive … [Read more...] about This One Drink Can Ruin Your Health (AND Contribute To Cancer)
Americans in general are in nutritional crisis. Sixty years ago our whole culture was hijacked by man-made manufactured foods that are now making us sick. My heart breaks as I watch us try to deal with the confusion. There has been a tremendous climb in chronic diseases and many of them … [Read more...] about Fighting Chronic Disease With Fermented Foods
Advertising and popular media messages have led us to believe that if we pop a probiotic pill daily all that ails us in the gut will be solved. That the complex ecosystem of microscopic bacteria and yeasts that inhabit our intestines is as easy to solve as washing our hands or brushing our … [Read more...] about Using Food As Medicine: Natural Probiotics To The Rescue!
Rejuvelac is a fermented drink made from sprouting grains, such as wheat, rye, quinoa, barley, millet, buckwheat or others. It tastes a bit like fizzy lemonade. It is used to replenish intestinal microflora and to help rebuild digestion. My mentor, the pioneer Raw Food educator Dr. Ann … [Read more...] about The Power of Raw Rejuvelac