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Why Plantains are An Amazing Health Food

   Ok, before I get too far into this article, let me admit that I acknowledge I have focused intently on the ketogenic diet over the past few years. So, for me to write on an extremely dense source of carbohydrates might be a departure from the normal. Let me couch this fact within this statement. Carbohydrates are not evil AND, when we use carbohydrates wisely we can benefit greatly from the energy and nutrition they provide. One of the best sources of carbohydrates is the plantain, or as I’ve heard it called, “bananas on steroids.” Plantains are not a ubiquitous food here in the States, and I think that’s a shame, as they’re one of the healthier foods around....

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Why Probiotics Are Essential For Gut Health, But May Not Fix Gut Issues

Over the last 2 weeks I spent some time writing on the pervasiveness of glyphosate and how it is causing untold damage in the world. I also wrote about how even though that seems like really bad news, there is reason to hope despite the doom and gloom prognostications. To continue on this series I want to bring it home by talking about the role of probiotics in all of this. As I’ve written previously, probiotics are essential for gut health. And while probiotics are essential for gut health, the truth of the matter is they’re only 1 part of the gut health puzzle. Especially as our world is overloaded with toxins like glyphosate. Today I’m going to talk about...

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4 More Reasons to Take Berberine

The vast majority of the attention berberine receives is in relation to how berberine impacts blood sugar. A number of studies show when you take berberine it helps you become more sensitive to insulin, which is helpful in aiding your body to use blood sugar more efficiently and helping to improve blood sugar levels. This is great news for anyone who wishes to maintain healthy blood sugar levels. However, berberine will actually help to keep other parts of your body healthy too. 4 Amazing Ways Berberine Keeps You Healthy Berberine is one of those plant-based therapies that humans have known about for thousands of years and have used for thousands of years for various maladies. That’s why we’ve studied berberine...

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How Peptide Therapy Could Heal Gut Issues For Good

  At Robinhood Integrative Health (our clinic in Winston-Salem, NC) as well as at Health As It Ought To Be (our supplement company), we pride ourselves on adapting the newest, most cutting edge forms of therapy to help heal our patients. Of course, just because something is new, doesn’t mean it’s necessarily beneficial. This is why we only pursue new treatments that are biologically plausible, have low-risk and have enough evidence collected to warrant recommendation. Based on those qualifications, we started to use a new form of treatment in the office called peptide therapy. As you’ll see, peptide therapy could prove to dramatically improve your health. We’re using peptide therapy to help with two, specific issues right now. >> Helping...

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Mother's Milk

When a child is born one of the first things the child does is feed at the mother’s breast. The entire topic of breastfeeding is far more controversial than it ought to be. Fortunately for you I don’t intend to get mired down in controversy as this article’s aim is to show you why breastfeeding helps make healthy babies… AND, why a special compound found in breast milk could help keep you healthy into old age. Why Breast Milk Is Incredibly Beneficial For Human Health Breastfeeding has gone mainstream again. And while you’re a full-fledged adult I guarantee that if you want to live life to the fullest you’ll be interested to know that what goes on between a mother...

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