8 ways to boost metabolism

If you're confused about the myriad articles on the web telling you to eat tons of fiber, tons of grains, dairy etc. Please be skeptical. Always question, who is funding the online sources that are publishing these articles. Is it a big Agra company that has interest in making people buy their products? Dairy companies touting their fat free yogurts as sustainable energy sources or metabolism boosting? Just because it's written in an article does not make it true or accurate. Always do your own research

wine good for gut health?

"Wine is the most civilized thing in the world" - E. Hemingway. This is one of my favorite quotes and I whole heartedly agree. I view wine as multilayered, complex and incredibly intriguing. To me wine represents more than just a bottle of red, white, pink or bubbly. Making a bottle of wine from beginning to end, is simply an art in my book. 

toxins in our food

When I posted the article on gluten, I received a response which stopped me in my track. The title of my post was "Could it be gluten"? and I received a reply from a former class mate that stated: "No, it's glyphosate". This got me thinking...

how collagen improves gut health

When I used to hear the word collagen, typically skin care and face creams would pop into my head. And if you're not deeply entrenched in the gut healing world you may not know that collagen is actually very beneficial for healing the gut. If you've been following me for a bit, you've noticed that I try to incorporate collagen whenever possible. 

could it be gluten?

I touched on this a little in various posts but haven't really gone into detail about how this site even came to be. So without boring you to tears, I'll just recap a little of what I've gone through to get to this point. 

Let's go all the way back. Romania back. I grew up eating real food....not necessarily by choice but because that's how things were done. I don't recall stepping foot in a grocery store in my entire young life as most super markets were deserted and bare. This was communist Romania after all.