Research - higher protein increases, not decreases, kidney function!
Fat makes food tasty and it slows down digestion, and doesn’t raise insulin, so in my view, fat should be encouraged, not feared, in a weight-loss plan,” Ludwig said.
Gluten free ➡️dairy free ➡️ sugar free ➡️ red meat free ➡️ egg free ➡️ vegetarian ➡️ vegan ➡️ raw food ➡️ extended juice fasts ➡️ legumes free ➡️ grain free ➡️ pegan (Paleo/vegan) ➡️ keto ➡️ carnivore.
Between meals, as long as we don’t snack, our insulin levels will go down and our fat cells can then release their stored sugar, to be used as energy. We lose weight if we let our insulin levels go down. The entire idea of IF is to allow the insulin levels to go down far… Continue Reading
Not to be a slave to food, to eating - but use them as healing tools, as healthful nurturing fuel and not an addiction.
The way I see it - with all that we have given up - we should be drinking every night just to make ourselves feel better :) :) :) Croissants, muffins, apple fritters and bagels, twizzlers and gummy bears, pizza, pasta, hot-pockets, salami and hot dogs are no longer a part of my daily diet. Even bread! Sandwich or a toast - was an absolute necessity of our daily diet.
In case anyone is still wondering 🙂 – two separate studies confirming that buying organic is a better choice. Below are some bullet points. If you want to read studies and articles themselves, please follow the links. Can Eating Organic Food Lower Your Cancer Risk? In a study, those who ate more organic produce, dairy,… Continue Reading
Nutrition vs. Exercise. This is a big part of most health/wellbeing related discussions in our household. I mean, the whole family, all four of us, each in our own way, are absolutely committed to learning and practicing a healthful, preventative lifestyle. Our 10-year-old comes home from school and tells me how this one girl in… Continue Reading
I have just completed my first 48-hour-fast and I do 16-36 hour fasts throughout the week. You can read about my experience fasting for 48 hours in my next post, I am working on it right now and should post it in a day or so. Why do I fast and what are the benefits?… Continue Reading
This is an older article but still relevant and great info for those interested in fasting as a healing modality. If you don’t read the whole thing, the take away is this: Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have found that a compound produced by the body when dieting or fasting can block a part of the immune system… Continue Reading
It is pretty clear for so many reasons why you should not buy factory farmed meats. Vote with your dollar, ask your restaurant what type of meat they use. When farmers feed antibiotics to their animals, they create antibiotic-resistant bacteria, which can lead to antibiotic-resistant ” superbugs ” in humans. Over time, this could… Continue Reading
If you are still using artificial sweeteners you are ruining your gut microbiome. It is important to have a healthy gut flora because it helps us digest certain foods that the stomach and small intestine are able to digest, it also helps with the production of some vitamins like K and B, it is an… Continue Reading
Two very important developments have occurred in 2018. One, in December of 2017 (almost in 2018), just before New Year, I started the Bulletproof Diet. All of the diets, cleanses, fasts which I have imposed on myself over the last 8 years – me trying to heal my autoimmune conditions have come full circle. Bulletproof… Continue Reading
After two months on a Bulletproof Diet which is a clean cyclical ketogenic diet + IM (intermittent fasting), I started to notice changes. But first, it did take over 4 weeks to give my body a chance to detox, for my liver to adjust to the high fat intake and only then to see results.… Continue Reading
Bulletproof coffee made with quality coffee beans, with good fats like grass-fed butter or ghee and MCT Oil, increases focus, provides long-lasting energy, banishes hunger and cravings, and helps with weight loss. By the way, it can also be a tea! Caffeinated tea. After I wake up, I drink just water with a bit of… Continue Reading
The juices burgers we have ever made! The very first time we made these we were shocked at how easy and good it was. This was the second time, no smoke, no charring of the meat (very carcinogenic), no dryness so we had to share. We use grass-fed beef, spices, fresh herbs, chopped onions in a… Continue Reading
With my obsession to manage my autoimmune conditions without using prescription drugs, sugar was one of the main offenders. Sugar is addictive and the sooner you get it out of your system the sooner you will realize just how desensitized your taste buds are to sugar by overexposure to junk foods packed with sugars, saturated… Continue Reading
I grew up on bone broth! But from 1991 to 2010 I have not had any. The reason?! We moved to the USA and started eating a low-fat diet. Bone broth came back into my life 8 years ago, in 2010 when as a nursing mother I was diagnosed with lichen planus (LP), lichen planopilaris (LPP)… Continue Reading
Our 108Strong nutrition plan has two principles at its base. One is the Bulletproof Diet and the other is Deep Nutrition by Dr. Cate. Here is how I and later my whole family became Bulletproof. Deep Nutrition deserves its own post 🙂 In February of 2010, I was diagnosed with a bunch of autoimmune disorders LP, OLP,… Continue Reading
This was supposed to be a succinct note on my progress for the Facebook page Healing LP, LPP and OLP Naturally which a few of us supported from the very start a few years ago. It now under the caring guidance of Ahmed grew into an amazing place for support, information, and friendship. So back to the… Continue Reading
Coconut Cream Chocolate Mousse by Dr. Myers. I absolutely LOVE this dessert. I have it every single day, I modify it slightly, skip the cocoa powder, add different berries, add cocoa nibs for crunchiness. My kids love it, it is sweet, satisfying and so good for you! I just mix it very well with a… Continue Reading
There are many recipes on the internet for a golden milk drink. Some require making a paste first, that takes a bit of time, others are quicker. I need to find one for myself that does not just taste good and provides all the benefits of turmeric, but also is a quick one. So after trying… Continue Reading
Colder weather means more time spent indoors. Time to remind ourselves of best Vitamin D rich foods! A great article I came across from Authority Nutrition provides a perfect summary of these healthy Vitamin D food. In our family the numbers 1, 2 and 3 are the main food sources of Vitamin D – we buy… Continue Reading
In recent years there has been more and more reserach coming up about cancer prevention. It has always been my belief that we can lead a preventative lifestyle by eating healthful foods, being active, living mindfully and learning to deal with stress, then even if one gets seriousely sick at some point – being preventative… Continue Reading
A fascinating article in ScienceNews. Speaking of going back to basics, to the earth, to the natural more sustainable living – we are too clean, our environments are too sterile, instead of playing outside in the dirt, our kids play inside on their iPads, everything has bleach in it, disinfectant and kills 99.9% if germs… Here is a pdf… Continue Reading
I came across this amazing, informative article posted on February 24, 2015 by CHRIS KRESSER. Chris is M.S., L.Ac is a globally recognized leader in the fields of ancestral health, Paleo nutrition, and functional and integrative medicine. I wanted to share the article here as well as make sure to save it for my clients’… Continue Reading
From Amy Myers MD website. I love fish and just came across this recipe. Can not wait to try it and definitely did not want to lose this one, so here it is filed here and shared 🙂 Let me know if you get to try it. Fish is such a fast protein to… Continue Reading