- Digestive disorders
- Skin rashes/disorders
- Mood issues
- Chronic joint pain
- Weight gain (or inability to lose weight)
- Inability to concentrate and focus
Nutrients are the molecules that come from our food that are necessary to detoxify and restore the cells and organs in our body for nutrition.
We are in the midst of a global Cancer pandemic. This statement may not come entirely as a surprise as we all likely have known someone who has been diagnosed with this disease, and sadly, also know those who have died during their battle. In fact, current statistics project that cancer rates are set to soar by 70% in the next 20 years. This may sound like a long way away and not an immediate threat on us today, but let’s not be fooled into complacency. The time to act is now.
If you are living and breathing on this planet your body is affected by inflammation in some form or another. We are all constantly juggling a balancing act of inflammatory biochemical assaults, while working hard to keep this delicate equilibrium under control. While some inflammation is beneficial in an acute setting (i.e. a swollen ankle after a sprain is important to stabilize it), chronic inflammation can have a deleterious effect on us. In fact, leading scientists are now drawing ties between inflammation to many types of chronic disease facing developed nations in pandemic proportions such as; heart disease, diabetes, auto-immune illness – to even cancer.
Pain is rampant in our society, and there are food rules for pain. To be more specific, inflammation is actually what is rampant and ultimately behind most chronic pain. Chronic inflammatory processes are linked to many well-known health conditions, many considered serious. We can all think of someone we know who suffering from pain and/or discomfort. In fact, there is a good chance you know someone suffering from a condition ending with the suffix ‘itis’ which by definition, literally means inflammation.
Our relationship with fat over the years has been a complicated affair. We’ve often been told we can’t live with them - but there’s the other “can’t live without them”…