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Dietary Therapy

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Leaky Gut Syndrome A Modern Epidemic

Part 1: The Problem Leaky Gut Syndrome (LGS) is a major cause of disease and dysfunction in modern society, and in my practice accounts for at least 50% of chronic complaints, as confirmed by laboratory tests. In discussing LGS, I want to first describe the situation in terms of western physiology, and at the end…
Cindy Micleu
October 15, 2015
Dietary TherapyHerbal Medicine

The Art of Ginseng: Chicken Soups for All Seasons

  These days, chicken soup has exploded far beyond its historic confines of folk medicine and Grandma’s version of natural healing. Entire genres of self-help books promote themselves as supplying chicken soup-quality wisdom for virtually any topic of modern life, and even Harvard studies have pitted this ageless household remedy against the common cold. Chicken…
Cindy Micleu
June 15, 2014
Dietary Therapy

Nourishing the Center: Restoring Digestive Health with Fermented Foods

Microflora, Probiotics, and Healthy Gut Ecology The ancient Greeks understood that important chemical changes took place during fermentation, calling it “alchemy.” As with dairy products, preservation of vegetables and fruits by the process of lacto-fermentation has many advantages beyond simply maintaining the edibility of fresh food.  In the process of fermentation, starches and sugars in…
Cindy Micleu
June 15, 2014