We as a culture have become used to popping antibiotics with the first signs of a cold, especially during the winter. Instead of popping pills, incorporate some of these foods into your diet. Minimize the need for antibiotics by lacing your diet with foods that naturally have antibiotic properties.
As the leaves and temperatures start to fall, colds and flu are never far behind. While it may seem like getting sick sometime between now and April is a forgone conclusion, it doesn’t have to be. Yes, I’m saying you don’t have to get sick this year, that is, as long as you start fortifying your body now.
Later summer into fall is harvest season when the farmers markets are the most bountiful and colorful. It’s a great time to stock up on your favorite produce and spend an afternoon preparing and preserving some goodies for winter!
Everyone talks about fermented foods and by now you probably know you need them to help keep your gut healthy. But, let’s be honest here, are you actually eating your fair share? If not, you’re missing out on one of Mother Nature’s easiest gut health hacks!
It turns out we have many more one-celled bacteria living inside the human body than we have human cells that make up our bodies – and most of them live in the gut. There, trillions of these “bugs,” collectively known as the microbiome, handle some pretty crucial functions that we couldn’t live without.
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