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How Celery Juice Helps Heal SIBO

Posted by berlinstreethealthcare on June 4, 2019 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

According to Medical Medium -Anthony Williams

Bacteria can thrive not only in the intestinal tract but also in the stomach for years or even decades when hydrochloric acid levels are low enough; they can even create ulcers in the stomach and scar tissue at the bottom of the esophagus.

Celery Juice annihilates the strep bacteria that causes SIBO. Celery juice contains undiscovered sodium cluster salts that expose and destroy strep, so that over time, SIBO symptoms can improve and heal. Celery juice also helps detoxify and strengthen the liver, which is essential for someone with SIBO, because SIBO goes all the way back to an unsupported liver. It also helps strengthen and increase hydrochloric acid and bile production. Undigested, rotting fats and proteins that have gone rancid in the small intestine make a delicious food for strep and other pathogens, but stronger bile and hydrochloric acid can begin to break these down, so strep has less to thrive on.


Unlike other diets I’ve tried, I didn’t feel great at first & then progressively worse as time goes on. Eating low-fat, whole food, plant-based, & drinking celery juice every morning, I initially felt worse and then started to feel better and better over time. Every few months I wake up & realize another symptom that used to plague me daily is gone, or hasn’t appeared in weeks, often without me even realizing it slipped away. I never could say that for any other diet/lifestyle I tried.

I also heard testimony from Tom who did a month of celery juice and is feeling really good. Now he didn’t get tested for SIBO but his testimony was so exciting that I had to start eating stalks and stalks of celery daily. I will report back on how it is going.

Dr Pam


Are you thinking of going on a detox?

Posted by berlinstreethealthcare on April 4, 2019 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (1)

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Feeling extra weak, sad, tired or slow?

Posted by berlinstreethealthcare on March 28, 2019 at 6:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Feeling extra weak, sad, tired or slow?

Your sugar consumption is the most likely culprit. Yes, we know - kicking the candy habit is easier said than done.

Curb Cravings

Improve Mood

Support Weight Loss

Gymnema might be the solution for you.



Sick This Winter

Posted by berlinstreethealthcare on March 22, 2019 at 6:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Sick this Winter?

Think about supporting your immune system with Epimune from Standard Process

What components in Epimune Complex are important for immune system support?

Epimune Complex contains several ingredients thought to be important for immune system support, including EpiCor®, several mushroom ingredients (maitake and turkey tail powders and MaitakeGold 404®), calcium lactate, zinc rice chelate, and acerola.

EpiCor is an ingredient produced from dried fermented baker’s yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) that contains beta glucans from the yeast cell walls and metabolites from yeast. Beta glucans are known immunomodulators.

Several mushroom species and components from mushrooms, such as the polysaccharide and glucan components, have demonstrated in vitro and in vivo immune-modulatory function.

Calcium is involved in cell signaling, and zinc is essential in the functioning of over 100 different enzymes in the body and in cell communication.

Lastly, acerola is a rich source of vitamin C, which serves several roles in the body important to immune system function through antioxidant activity.



Sugar Melts Your Brain

Posted by berlinstreethealthcare on March 14, 2019 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)

I read this on The Grain Brain doctors site and thought it was worth reprinting

 

…..a large number of studies that have confirmed the thesis that elevated blood sugar is profoundly detrimental, not just for the brain in general, but for brain function as well.

As the authors of a new paper entitled, Brain atrophy in aging: Estimating effects of blood glucose levels vs. other type 2 diabetes effects point out, our brains shrink as we age with as much as 5% volume loss occurring between age 60 and 70. And as you would expect, this correlates with declining function.

A lot of the research has shown that type 2 diabetes (T2D) is what accelerates brain aging. But as this new study shows, it’s not the diagnosis of T2D that is the issue. Well before that diagnosis is made, brain structure is affected by blood sugar. Blood glucose levels even in the normal range can have a significant impact on total brain and grey matter atrophy.

 

So again, the mission here is to keep blood sugar low. Useful lab tests include the blood sugar with the goal of keeping it in the upper 80s to low 90s, the average blood sugar or “A1c”, which ideally should be in the range of around 5.2, and the “fasting insulin level” with a target of 8 or lower.

These goals are best achieved by a diet that’s exquisitely low in sugar and welcomes healthful fat back to the table. Keep in mind that artificial sweeteners, paradoxically, are also known to elevate blood sugar, so no more aspartame!

Visit www.drperlmutter.com for more information from David Perlmutter, M.D.


Daily Strategy of Heavy Metal Detox

Posted by berlinstreethealthcare on December 13, 2018 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (2)

In modern society we are constantly exsposed to heavy metals such as cadmium, lead, and mercury. These metals have no essential biochemical roles in our body and can cause harm if they build up in the tissues.There is good news though and that is that there are foods that bind these heavy metals and remove them from our bodies.Foods that are high in sulfur can help detoxify or block absorption of heavy metals.


Foods that are good sources of sulfur are garlic, onions, cruciferous vegeatables, including broccoli.

Innocent Delicacy Could Destroy Your Liver

Posted by berlinstreethealthcare on November 20, 2018 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)

The Health Effects of Doubling Up on Sugar


The fact that Americans are eating about twice as much sugar as is recommended by health authorities — and nearly four times the amount suggested for optimal health — is great for Big Food, but what are the health implications of this unnatural trend? In an effort to study the health effects of a high sugar diet, documentary filmmaker Damon Gameau, from "That Sugar Film," conducted an experiment during which he consumed the average amount of sugar eaten daily by Australians, which amounts to 160 grams or about 40 teaspoons.


It's important to note that before the experiment Gameau ate very little sugar. Surprisingly enough, Gameau didn't feast on junk food all day to reach his goal. Instead, he ate commonly sold processed foods, many of which are marketed as healthy, such as fruit juice, yogurt and energy drinks.

 

Initially, Gameau thought it would be difficult to reach his daily goal of 40 teaspoons but to his surprise found it disturbingly easy. The film shows Gameau nearly reaching his daily sugar goal in just one meal with a small bowl of cereal, yogurt and fruit juice. It wasn't long before Gameau began feeling both the physical and psychological effects of eating a high sugar diet. One of the first symptoms he noticed was wild mood swings.


After eating a sugary food, Gameau experienced what's known as the typical "sugar high," accompanied by short-lived feelings of alertness and even euphoria. His wife reported spontaneous and even manic-like bursts of laughter. But less than an hour later he would crash, noting severe feelings of lethargy. Gameau also reported feeling aloof, distracted and unable to concentrate at home — a trait his wife described as extremely uncharacteristic.


High-Sugar Diet Wrecks Your Metabolism


Prior to the experiment, Gameau was in good health. A medical exam determined he was slightly healthier than the average western male in his age range. His diet consisted of about 2,300 calories per day, 50 percent of which was made up of healthy fats found in foods like nuts and avocado; 26 percent was derived from protein-based foods such as meat, eggs and fish, and the remaining 24 percent consisted of carbohydrates found in fresh vegetables.

 

Gameau weighed about 167 pounds and had a waist circumference of 33 inches (84 centimeters). Blood tests showed his liver was healthy and that he had low triglyceride levels (fat in the bloodstream) and no signs of insulin resistance or diabetes. Gameau also kept up his exercise routine, which consisted of running three laps around his garden twice a week followed by a 10-minute workout in his home gym. But despite maintaining weekly exercise, Gameau's health quickly deteriorated.

 

After 12 days of ramping up his sugar intake, Gameau had gained almost seven pounds, the majority of which went straight to his abdomen. In a month of eating 40 teaspoons of sugar per day, he added 2.75 inches (7 centimeters) to his waistline. But the health effects were more serious than just weight gain.


Within three short weeks, doctors were shocked to find that Gameau was already displaying signs of fatty liver disease. "By the end, I'd developed pre-type 2 diabetes, I had heart disease, I had 11 centimeters of visceral fat. But the big one was, the non-alcoholic fatty liver disease was almost in a full-blown state," said Gameau in a news article highlighting his film.3


How the Human Body Processes Sugar


In small amounts, sugar is typically harmless. As a carbohydrate, it helps supply you with the energy you need for your daily activities. All of your cells can use glucose. But at the same time, sugar is also calorie-rich, and once it is consumed in excess, negative health effects inevitably follow.

 

As noted in "That Sugar Film," sucrose or table sugar consists of 50 percent fructose and 50 percent glucose. Fructose used to be rare in nature and was only found in products such as honey and fruit; today however, highly processed fructose (typically from corn) is added to a large variety of food products.


Fructose, the simple sugar that is part of table sugar, has particularly pernicious effects. Your body actually processes fructose in the same way it processes alcohol, rapidly turning it into fat. This fat remains in your liver, increasing your risk of insulin resistance, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and diabetes. Once this fat is released into your bloodstream as triglycerides, it increases your risk for weight gain, blocked arteries and heart disease.


For the full article go to Dr Mercola's site below

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/06/03/eating-too-much-sugar.aspx?utm_source=dnl&utm_medium=email&utm_content=art1&utm_campaign=20170603Z1_UCM&et_cid/M147092&et_rid=2030629594

Sugar Melts Your Brain

Posted by berlinstreethealthcare on November 13, 2018 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (2)

I read this on The Grain Brain doctors site and thought it was worth reprinting


…..a large number of studies that have confirmed the thesis that elevated blood sugar is profoundly detrimental, not just for the brain in general, but for brain function as well.


As the authors of a new paper entitled, Brain atrophy in aging: Estimating effects of blood glucose levels vs. other type 2 diabetes effects point out, our brains shrink as we age with as much as 5% volume loss occurring between age 60 and 70. And as you would expect, this correlates with declining function.


A lot of the research has shown that type 2 diabetes (T2D) is what accelerates brain aging. But as this new study shows, it’s not the diagnosis of T2D that is the issue. Well before that diagnosis is made, brain structure is affected by blood sugar, even in the “normal” range!


As the authors state,”In conclusion, this study showed that the impact of blood glucose on the brain is not exclusive to T2D, and that blood glucose levels even in the normal range can have a significant impact on total brain and grey matter atrophy. These results emphasize the need to consider the role of higher normal blood glucose as a risk factor for brain health.”


So again, the mission here is to keep blood sugar low. Useful lab tests include the blood sugar with the goal of keeping it in the upper 80s to low 90s, the average blood sugar or “A1c”, which ideally should be in the range of around 5.2, and the “fasting insulin level” with a target of 8 or lower.


These goals are best achieved by a diet that’s exquisitely low in sugar and welcomes healthful fat back to the table. Keep in mind that artificial sweeteners, paradoxically, are also known to elevate blood sugar, so no more aspartame!


Visit www.drperlmutter.com for more information from David Perlmutter, M.D. 

Echinacea For Anti Aging

Posted by berlinstreethealthcare on November 7, 2018 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)

"Echinacea the miracle herb against Aging and Cancer" has been studied and found to be abe to boost NK cells.


Natural killer cells (also known as NK cells, K cells, and killer cells) are a type of lymphocyte (a white blood cell) and a component of innate immune system. NK cells play a major role in the host-rejection of both tumours and virally infected cells.They are the key immune cell line of defense and can be counted on to reduce the frequency of death in advancing age.


Since NK cells decline in function and number with age, Echinacea can boost their production in just 2 weeks of an oral dose. Function was also restored. Don't be afraid of long term use. Take your echinacea 2X per day.


A good product is from Medi herb Echinacea premium.


Miller, Sandra. (2005). Echinacea: a Miracle Herb against Aging and Cancer? Evidence In vivo in Mice. Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM. 2. 309-14. 10.1093/ecam/neh118.

Next Best Thing To Fruits and Vegetables

Posted by berlinstreethealthcare on October 9, 2018 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (1)

Are you thinking of going on a detox?

This powerful combination of micronutrients, fiber, fruit and vegetable extracts supports safe and effective detoxification. Take a look at Juice Plus all of the nutrients without the sugar.



Juice Plus+ products are made from the juice powder concentrates and oils from more than 40 different fruits, vegetables and grains. While Juice Plus+ isn’t a substitute for eating fruits and vegetables, our whole food-based products support a healthy diet by offering a much wider variety of naturally occurring vitamins, along with antioxidants and phytonutrients found in fruits and vegetables. Every Juice Plus+ product is made from quality ingredients grown farm fresh, providing the natural nutrients your body needs.