There has been a lot talk over the past few years about the role of bacteria in our general health, as it pertains to everything from obesity to immune disfunction and I have learned first hand the effect of an imbalanced microbiome- the term used to describe the community of bacteria that live in and on our bodies. For many years I was very sick with Rheumatoid Arthritis, an “incurable and degenerative” auto-immune disease that causes systemic inflammation and directly targets the the joints. Read More
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In my journey to turn my health around, reversing Rheumatoid Arthritis and reclaiming my health, there have many factor that helped me on my path, food was and continues to be, my most valuable medicine. Along the way I made many discoveries about how the foods I ate impacted my disease and how I felt, but perhaps the single most valuable lesson for me has been reducing the overall amount of carbs I eat and increasing healthy fats, protiens and veggies. This doesn’t mean that I don’t eat carbs at all, but simply that I’m aware of what kinds of carbs I eat and how frequently I eat them.