Candida is a member of the Saccharomycetes class in the kingdom Fungi. Yeast lives practically everywhere on the planet and can derive its nutrients from most organic sources. This means that anything that is or has been alive can support yeast. Given the right conditions for growth and replication, yeast is capable of almost explosive growth.
Candida lives inside everyone, aiding nutrient absorption and digestion. It seldom takes over the entire body, but when it does the consequences are horrific. It can only achieve such a disproportionate state if the environment for its growth is excellent, and if the defense mechanisms of the body are severely compromised or absent.
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Your Anti-COVID-19 Menu – WHAT TO EAT NOW!
Every day, as we learn more and more about what makes the COVID-19 virus tick, we also learn more about what we can do to minimize our exposure and stay safe. Though we haven’t fully cracked the code and the end of the pandemic still feels a long way off, we do understand the three most important things we can do right now to protect ourselves: tame the inflammation the virus takes advantage of; get underlying health problems under control; eat to feed the good bacteria in your gut so they can keep your immune system operating at its absolute peak.
COPING WITH THE LOSS OF Home for the Holidays
A wise man once wrote, there’s no place like home for the holidays, but this year, unfortunately that’s not the case. With the CDC recommending that we don’t head home this holiday season, the typically joyous time of year that we could all really use has to be put on pause.
Reduce stress this holiday season
Stress and overwhelm are synonymous with the holidays now, so it’s extra important to have tried and tested ways to get centered and back into the joy of the season. There are lots of things you may already be doing, or can tweak slightly to help you relax and feel more present
EASY 5: FIVE TIPS FOR ANYBODY LOOKING TO STAY FIT WHILE QUARANTINED
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is hard at the best of times, and a global pandemic is anything but the best of times — with gyms closed, kids home, and the world turned upside down, figuring out how to be active, eat well, and maintain a productive mindset might feel close to impossible — but you can do it. Embrace that something is better than nothing. Your workouts don’t have to be perfect, but they do have to happen. Think consistency — think daily, non-negotiable motion! Your future self will thank you! Exercise is good for our immune system, our body, and our mind — you will be a more emotionally resilient, focused, compassionate version of you if you move! Plus, in a world filled with things we can’t control, it feels reassuring and positive to control what we can control: our workouts. So, how do you make motion a non-negotiable?
Gluten and dairy restriction:OUR CHILDREN DESERVE BETTER!
When children experience respiratory, digestive, behaviour, or other health challenges, many parents naturally seek out dietary solutions. Unfortunately, the prevailing confusion in this area provides fertile ground for misconceptions and counterproductive dietary fads. Among contemporary trends, avoiding gluten and/ or dairy products are two of the most popular. Does taking your children off gluten or dairy really help? Do such recommendations rest upon fallacy or fact? As it turns out, though born of legitimate concerns, the impulse to discontinue gluten or dairy products is generally misguided, and may distract parents from truly important steps that can help kids to eat right, grow, and thrive.
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LET'S TALK Stomachaches, shall we?
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THE POTENTIAL OF PROBIOTICS
Supplements formulated to replenish and fortify the diverse microbiome in the equine gut may help your horse stay healthy, but you’ll want to shop smart and know their limitations.
KEEP SUMMER SOUND WITH THESE SUPPLEMENTS
After many weeks of staying at home, the effects of stress, inactivity, and indulging in comfort foods may be taking a toll on your health.
Back-to-School Health Tips
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Risks Of Motorcycle Travel In Third World Countries
In May of 2017, Ivana and I completed four years of motorcycling around the world. Imagine the indescribable feeling of returning home after such a long time and having fulfilled a dream like that.
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