Those who have access to nature are less likely to suffer from depression and obesity. Pregnant women who had access to green spaces were also found to have healthier pregnancies and babies. Live dirty! Friends of The Earth Europe   Exposure to Reovirus, a usually harmless virus, may trigger celiac disease in those who are […]

There are striking similarities between the food industry and the personal products industry: aggressive marketing of long-shelf-life products that are cheap to manufacture and use lots of inexpensive chemicals and fillers. At Gutbliss, we whip up our own personal care products at home and are continually amazed at the superior quality of these homemade products […]

1). Proton pump inhibitors (PPI’s) do not decrease the risk of developing esophageal cancer – one of the primary reasons PPI’s are prescribed – a 2017 literary review and meta-analysis finds. PPI’s are also linked to increasing the risk of serious bacterial infections. Learn more about tapering off of your PPI medication. PLOS One   […]

“Humans were not built for eternal and effortless homeostasis.” Searching for ways to improve your health? Diet and exercise may not be your only tools. Stepping outside of your daily comfortable spaces and exposing your body to extreme environments (freezing water and extreme altitudes for example) can unlock physiological responses – fine tuning insulin production, […]

Root veggies such as carrots, parsnips, beets, yams, sweet potatoes, rutabagas, turnips, onions, and even ginger grow underneath the ground where they’re not only the anchor and foundation of a plant, but they also soak in enormous amounts of minerals. Bonus: when you roast or bake root vegetables, they caramelize into a glorious sweet flavor, […]

These days I’m obsessed with biodynamic farming. Conceptualized by Rudolf Steiner in the 1920s, it considers soil fertility, plant growth, and livestock care as ecologically connected tasks, emphasizing the use of manure and compost from the farm cycle, and excluding artificial chemicals. Instead of conventional test and replace algorithms that check levels of calcium, nitrogen, […]