Aloe Vera Juice: A Functional Medicine Secret Weapon

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Aloe Vera Juice - A Functional Medicine Secret Weapon

Last week we shared a recipe for our favorite Satisfying Healthy Soda. The secret ingredient to punch up the health factor was Ultimate Aloe Vera Juice by Nutrametrix. We listed off some of the impressive nutrients you can find in Aloe Vera Juice but wanted to give you some more reasons why you should add […]

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Satisfying Healthy Soda: Drop Neurotoxins – Add Medicine!

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Satisfying Healthy Soda | Kasia Kines - Functional Nutrition

Memory lane: I grew up in Poland with “syfon”, a reloadable carbonator for water. We had just one fat glass bottle that in summer I would take to a little store around the block for a carbonation reload as needed, so we always had sparkling water available at home in summer. Life was good- and […]

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Olive Oil is not (Just) Olive Oil

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What has happened in this industry reminds me of the salmon health kick. Now, farmed salmon is so aggressively marketed, but in the process, food industry created a food item that has the highest concentration of PCVs to the extent that its consumption increases risk of cancer, based on research done by EWG. We consume […]

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Summer Grilling and Your Health

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Summer Grilling and Your Health | Kasia Kines - Functional Medicine

Did you know that 80% of Americans own a grill? Now with a new deck, we have joined the grilling club. Being mostly plant-eaters, we never grill meat, and we definitely do not grill to the point of charring the foods. Because grilling is so popular and I am sure you also enjoy it as […]

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Debunking the Paleo Diet Myth

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Debunking the Paleo Diet Myth | Kasia Kines - Functional Medicine

I absolutely support improvements in the way one eats. I am just naturally skeptical of new food fads and “diets” and cannot tolerate brain washing of any type (comes from being Polish). One of the “in” diets is the paleo diet or paleo movement: paleo- recipes, paleo dietitians, paleo-friendly protein bars, etc. It is a […]

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Breast Cancer, Iodine and Thyroid ~ A Study

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Breast Cancer, Iodine and Thyroid Study | Kasia Kines

Researchers now believe that there is a link between thyroid and breast cancer and that the common link may be contributed to by iodine deficiency. It has been found that breast cancer patients have unusually high levels of thyroid peroxidase and thyroglobulin antibodies (these are Hashimoto’s antibodies). Click here to read the full study. In […]

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Vitamin D and Prostate Cancer Risk- New Study

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Vitamin D Level Can Predict Aggressive Prostate Cancer, according to a new study just published in February 2016 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. I know EVERY aging man has concerns about their prostate even though they never talk about it (just because they are expected to toughen it, correct?  Vitamin D and prostate cancer […]

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