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10 Reasons Jicama Is A Must-Have

I’m a crisp-textured, almost turnip-shaped root vegetable or tuber. I have a tough brown skin on the outside, but my white flesh on the inside is like a water chestnut.  10 Facts about the Jicama Hi, my name is Jicama. It is pronounced “hee-ca-ma”. I am originally from Mexico. That makes me a Mexican potato [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 10 Reasons Jicama Is A Must-Have

Gut Health and Its Connection to our Whole Being (Part 2)

Like the brain, the gut has countless amounts of neurons, so many that scientists are now calling the gut the “second brain”. According to Dr. David Perlmutter, a renowned neurologist whose expertise includes gluten issues, brain health and nutrition, and preventing neurodegenerative disorders, "this 'second brain' not only regulates muscle function, immune cells, and hormones, [...]

By | August 24th, 2015|Christianity, Health, Spirituality, Wellness|Comments Off on Gut Health and Its Connection to our Whole Being (Part 2)

Gut Health and Autoimmune Disease (Part 1)

The gut, otherwise referred to as the digestive system, is found in the abdomen. The gut consists of major organs that include the stomach, intestines and the bowel. The two main purposes of the gut are to absorb nutrients and remove waste products. According to research, the majority of diseases that affect the gut are [...]

By | August 6th, 2015|Health|Comments Off on Gut Health and Autoimmune Disease (Part 1)