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Histamines and Digestive Health

Source: Sheila Shea’s June 2017 newsletter.

Histamine: Such a Hot Topic!

Histamine is a neurotransmitter produced by pathogenic bacteria in the gut. Normally, histamine is broken down naturally by an enzyme diamine oxidase. However, many people are bankrupt of that enzyme, do not break down histamine and hence get the symptoms. Two biggies are pruritis or skin itching and urticaria or hives. Everyone knows the skin itchy one. Add to the list migraines, low blood pressure, mood change, menstrual issues, vertigo, and dizziness. You have to change your microbiome to decrease the histamine releasing pathogens and increase and balance the positive bacteria and fungi.

Female Self Perspective – Venus Figurines

Female Self Perspective – Venus Figurines

Posting this article to honor Lady Day (March 25th) Source: Toward Decolonizing Gender: Female Vision in the Upper Paleolithic by Catherine Hodge McCoid and Leroy D. McDermott American Anthropologist, June 1996 Abstract: Examining McDermott's hypothesis that the earliest known images of th ...

Babies are born Dirty, with a Gutful of Bacteria

Babies are born Dirty, with a Gutful of Bacteria

Image - Lennart Nilsson I am reposting this article from this website where the whole article is shared. It is still the general opinion that babies are born sterile and only come into contact with microbes as they are born, via the vagina and then the skin they come in contact with. But there ...

Green Smoothies Are a Danger to your Health

Green Smoothies Are a Danger to your Health

I just want to recommend the Townsend Letter to anyone who is interested in cutting edge health information. This article published in Jan 2015 is very timely. I have a lot of friends who have succumbed to this health fad, so it is really good to have a clear picture laid out for us as to exactly ho ...

The Birth of a Biome

The Birth of a Biome

Amazing artwork by Kd Neeley titled My Soul. Click image for prints. This article is from the newsletter of one of my favorite sites for magnesium oil, probiotics and powerful detoxing clay baths: www.magneticclay.com The Birth of a Biome Our microbiome, the population of symbiotic microor ...

A Child’s Food Preferences Begin in the Womb

A Child’s Food Preferences Begin in the Womb

Source: The Guardian How a child's food preferences begin in the womb Tests have shown that what a woman eats during her pregnancy is easily detectable in her amniotic fluid, and the foetus develops a taste for familiar flavours It may be a survival mechanism that's come back to bite us o ...

Bacteria Live At 33,000 Feet

Bacteria Live At 33,000 Feet

It’s Alive! & Airborne In the midst of airborne sea salt and dust, researchers from Georgia Tech unexpectedly found thousands of living fungal cells and bacteria, including E. coli and Streptococcus. Courtesy Georgia Tech; Photo by Gary Meek Earth's upper atmosphere—below freezing, nearly ...

From Mother’s Gut to Milk

From Mother’s Gut to Milk

Source: Milk Genomics Consortium From Mother's Gut to Milk In a world filled with harmful bacteria, viruses, and parasites, it seems quite paradoxical that a human infant would be born with an immature and inefficient immune system. That is, of course, until you realize the infant benefits ...

Turmeric Juice: A Powerful Healing Beverage

Turmeric Juice: A Powerful Healing Beverage

Source: MindBodyGreen A Recipe for Turmeric Juice: A Powerful Healing Beverage By Chloe Park When I lived in Bali, I fell in love with the Balinese-style turmeric juice, Jamu Kunyit. Turmeric is known to be one of the most powerful healing herbs. It is great for bones and joints as it ...

Interview: Why Can’t We Purchase Raw Milk?

Interview: Why Can’t We Purchase Raw Milk?

Daytime Ottawa hosts ask why we can't purchase raw milk and is it safe to consume. More info at rawmilkconsumer.ca ...