Top nutritionist, visionary health expert and bestselling author, Ann Louise Gittleman, PhD, CNS, has always been a trendsetter. Continually breaking new ground in traditional and holistic health, she is internationally recognized as a pioneer in dietary, environmental, and women's health issues and is known as "The First Lady of Nutrition" among her millions of followers worldwide.
If you are worried that your beneficial bacteria numbers are dwindling, do not fret! Cut down on added sugars, processed grains to crowd-out the yeast and fungal overgrowth. Instead, pack your diet with gut-nourishing foods (jicama, apples, broccoli, berries, onions, garlic, asparagus, leeks), fiber rich chia, flax, and hemp seeds, and fermented foods like yogurt.
Body cells need iodine and potassium iodide for vital functions. Iodine deficiency can cause GERD, fibroids, weight gain, memory loss, hypothyroidism, and infertility. It is more prevalent among vegans and vegetarians than meat- eaters. Avoid chlorinated drinking water. Dietary changes like including sea vegetables and fish and iodine supplements can replenish depleted iodine levels.
An overburdened liver is an uncalled-for excuse for toxin buildup, bad skin and hair, hemorrhoids, etc. Sulforaphane in broccoli sprouts can be a life changer. It squeezes its way into cells and stimulates the activation of over 2,000 genes - immunity boosters, antioxidation genes, etc. Add broccoli sprouts in your salads, wraps, or sandwiches. Give your liver a detox for a change.
Desire a perfect body with no belly fat and lean muscle mass? This can be a reality with conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) that gives you both. CLA directs the body to burn deep visceral abdominal fat for energy while stimulating muscle growth. It serves as an immunity booster, an anti-cancer agent, a diabetes controller, and a bone intensifier. Supplement with 1g CLA after meals.