Under optimal conditions, our bodies welcome stress. But when we’re hit with more stress than our body can handle – or when we don’t give our bodies the support they need – it can open the door to a host of health problems.
Dr. Doni Wilson wishes you and your family a happy Thanksgiving! Here’s your complete guide for a gluten-free Thanksgiving, including 5 stress-free holiday tips, a gluten-free Thanksgiving meal plan, and a complete set of recipes!
Dr. Doni Wilson, naturopathic doctor and health expert, offers some practical advice for enjoying summer cookouts without the foods that cause health issues. Going to a BBQ or cookout this weekend, but nervous that you won’t have anything to eat? Once you discover that you feel better without some of the foods that you commonly […]
Most people think of stress as emotional stress, like death, divorce, and loss of a job to name a few. Those are certainly stressful experiences, but if we don’t become aware of stresses that affect our health daily—from lack of sleep, to excess sugar and carbohydrates, to exposure to gluten, toxins and GMOs—then our health […]
Inflammation plays a role in heart disease, cancer, diabetes, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, and countless other conditions and diseases. It puts stress on the body, accelerating the aging process. The hard part is that other than symptoms like pain, swelling, redness, burning, anxiety, insomnia, and weight gain—inflammation is INVISIBLE. That is because it happens inside your […]
Include stress remedies in your day—click here to read more. Set aside time to eat, so that you can chew and digest well. Minimize or avoid gluten in your diet. Click here to find our why. Take probiotics consistently. Click here to see one of my favorite products. Only take antibiotics when it is absolutely […]
Research shows that the following activities can decrease levels of the stress hormone cortisol, raise endorphins (feel good hormones), increase oxytocin (bonding hormone), relax muscles and improve mood. Bring your dog to work or spend time with your pet Laugh! Enjoy a movie, show or person that makes you laugh Gardening, caring for plants and […]
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The thought of Thanksgiving without gluten and dairy may at first seem like the end of the world. Actually, much of Thanksgiving does not involve gluten and dairy – thank goodness! For example, turkey, sweet potatoes, and vegetables are inherently free of gluten and dairy. Even some stuffing recipes (rice, corn) don’t contain gluten and […]
Halloween treats can quickly remind us of the impact of too much sugar. Hyper-stimulation, irritability, mood swings, fatigue, headaches, stomach aches and lowered resilience to infections, to name a few. But it’s not just the sugar in the candy that can be causing Halloween distress! Have a quick look at the ingredients in a […]