All posts in Gut Health and Cleanses

What Your Poop is Telling You

By | January 29, 2014

By Angela Parker, Contributing Writer Are you constipated? Are you having to strain during a bowel movement? Do you go days without pooping? Are you gassy or bloated?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may have digestive issues related to food allergies.  Your digestive system is the key to your health Read More

Probiotic Smoothie Popsicles

By | June 12, 2013

By Sara Baker, Contributing Writer Summer! While it may not officially be summer yet…it certainly feels like it in my kitchen! We have been busy creating yummy ice cream recipes (including Strawberries-N-Cream), enjoying watermelons and smoothies, and making popsicles! Popsicles incontestably say “summer.” While your little ones are slurping down this fun and cold treat, Read More

Zukay Live Food {Review & Giveaway}

By | March 18, 2013

By Jill, Modern Alternative Kitchen editor and Nina, Modern Alternative Pregnancy editor A few years ago, I tried my first fermented beverage. It was a locally-brewed kombucha, made from tea from my dad’s company. I took a big drink and then spit it out. Turns out, I needed to acquire a taste for what is Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: How (and Why) to Detox After Vacation

By | November 5, 2012

Image by Flood G. via Compfight Last Saturday, we had our annual “Family Christmas.”  This is where all my husband’s family gets together — his grandparents, aunts and uncles, cousins, and all their children.  At this point, there are over 30 people in this group (though not everyone made it).  We rented out a church basement Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: Building Up Your Immune System

By | February 6, 2012

  Image by The Italian Voice Sadly, “the crud” hit us over the weekend.  Ben came home from work on Thursday saying, “I’ve felt sick for a few hours…decided to just come home.  I’m going upstairs.  Bring some of that anti-nausea tea.”  But by the time I got it upstairs 15 minutes later, he said Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: Detox Reactions/Healing Crisis

By | October 3, 2011

Image by teamstickergiant **This post has been entered in Monday Mania at The Healthy Home Economist!** Last week, I wrote about having optimal gut health.  When people don’t develop optimal gut health from infancy (which is extremely common), it’s possible to improve gut health.  It’s common for people to experience what’s called a “healing crisis” Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: Optimal Gut Health

By | September 26, 2011

Image by teamstickergiant **This post has been entered in Monday Mania at The Healthy Home Economist!** In recent years, gut health and probiotics have become a major topic of conversation.  It’s become known that probiotics play a big role in keeping us healthy, and that the biggest part of our immune system is in our Read More


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