Archive for the Healthy Diet Category

Podcast: Wild Fermentation with Sandor Ellix Katz

Talking Fermented Foods with Sandor Ellix Katz Sandor Ellix Katz is a fermentation revivalist. His books Wild Fermentation (2003, 2016) and the Art of Fermentation (2012), along with the hundreds of fermentation workshops he has taught around the world and helped to catalyze a broad revival of the fermentation arts. A self-taught experimentalist who lives in rural Tennessee, the New York Times calls him “one of the unlikely rock stars of the American food scene.” Sandor is the recipient of a James Beard award and many other honors. For more information, check out his website www.wildfermentation.com. To listen other episodes of Healthwatch on topics including mindfulness, thyroid, healthy eating and weight loss, gut health as well as others,  click on this link Put yourself on the road to a healthier life and re-claim the vitality you deserve CONTACT US

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Podcast: Mark Hyman, M.D., Eat Fat, Get Thin Cookbook on KBOO

The companion cookbook to Dr. Mark Hyman‘s revolutionary Eat Fat, Get Thin, with more than 175 delicious, nutritious, heart- and waist-friendly recipes.   Dr. Hyman’s Eat Fat, Get Thin radically changed the way we view dietary fat, and proved that the key to losing weight and keeping it off is to eat ample amounts of good fats. Now, Dr. Hyman shares more than 175 mouthwatering recipes to help you incorporate these good fats into your diet and continue on your path to wellness. With easy-to-prepare recipes for every meal–featuring nuts, coconut oil, avocados, and lots of other superfoods you thought were “off limits”–you can achieve fast and sustained weight loss. Your health is a life-long journey, and THE EAT FAT, GET THIN COOKBOOK helps make that journey both do-able and delicious. Join Ellen Goldsmith, L.Ac. as she interviews Dr. Mark Hyman on KBOO’s Healthwatch. Mark Hyman, MD, is the

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Podcast: The Microbiome Solution an interview with Dr. Robynne Chutkan

Heal Your Microbiome We are cleaner but not necessarily healthier. Why and what does our digestive health and the Microbiome have to do with our health? Gastroenterologist Dr. Robynne Chutkan speaks with Ellen Goldsmith, L.Ac. on Healthwatch about living a little more dirty and eating clean as a way to heal your gut.  With the prevalence of chronic afflictions like obesity, diabetes, food allergies, auto-immune disease, chronic fatigue, depression, acne & rosacea they’ll talk about the connection to digestive health and the microbiome.  Dr. Chutkan discusses her new book The Microbiome Solution: A Radical New Way to Heal Your Body from the Inside Out. Dr. Robynne Chutkan, is one of the most recognizable integrative gastroenterologists working in the United States today. She is here to speak with us about her book, The Microbiome Solution: A Radical New Way to Heal Your Body from the Inside Out. Dr. Chutkan has

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Podcast: Sugar-The Bitter Truth

Sugar or Real Food? Wolfram Alderson is the founding executive director and COO of the Institute for Responsible Nutrition whose vision is to strengthen the movement to enlighten the public about food and nutrition that reduces food-related illness and promotes a healthy society. The institute was co-founded by Dr. Robert Lustig, a pediatric neuroendocrinologist from the University of California in San Francisco. Dr Lustig elevated the conversation about sugar when he delivered a stinging indictment about the high intake of sugar on the health of children and society in a talk entitled Sugar: The Bitter Truth viewed on You Tube by over 6 million viewers. Ellen Goldsmith, L.Ac.  knows how hard it can be to change a habit, especially a sugar habit. Her interview with Mr. Alderson on KBOO’s, Healthwatch is for anyone who loves sugar and keeps trying to give it up. Listen in to this

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Podcast: Food as Medicine – An Interview with Dr. Julie Briley

Interview with Dr. Julie Briley of the Food as Medicine Institute at the National College of Natural Medicine   We know that food has an impact on our health. We know American eating habits, on the whole, have not been the most health promoting over the past few decades. We know what has happened: One in three children born after the year 2000 may develop Type 2 Diabetes or heart related disease including high blood pressure or high cholesterol in their lifetime, many of them before adulthood. We know something has to change. Programs that advocate healthier eating habits, changes in the USDA food recommendations, efforts of organizations to improve school lunches and institute farm to school programs are beginning to make a difference. In Portland, Oregon the National College of Natural Medicine’s (NCNM), Food as Medicine Institute (FAMI) has taken on connecting people to healthy good

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Happy New Year, SCD Support Group Updates

Hello Everyone, Happy New Year! If you are being treated for IBD or SIBO at Pearl Natural Health then we have talked with you and encouraged you to make health supportive changes in your way of eating to promote your healing. For many of you this may mean the SCD (Specific Carbohydrate Diet). Changing one’s lifestyle around diet, I believe, is one of the most challenging shifts a person can commit to. I choose to refer to it as a “shift” versus something with a negative connotation, such as undertaking, because I know from personal and professional experience that a positive attitude promotes success. But let’s be real…changing one’s lifestyle IS an UNDERTAKING! Margaret Mead, an American cultural anthropologist who said many great things once said, “It is easier to change a man’s religion than to change his diet.” I didn’t need Margaret’s quote to “get” this…but

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Podcast: Absolutely! Gluten Free

Podcast: Absolutely! Gluten Free

Who says you can’t eat “great food” when you eat a Gluten Free diet?

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Blog: Recipes – SCD Legal – Sauteed Mushrooms

Blog: Recipes – SCD Legal – Sauteed Mushrooms

Sautéed Mushrooms Recipe by Michael Chiarello Mushrooms are great foods which add flavor and depth to the simplest of dishes. Steeped on top of roasted vegetables, cooked meats or added to soups are delicious. Wherever you are in the SCD diet you may able to add warming herbs such as thyme, marjoram, or basil. Mushrooms are also known for their immune supportive properties. Try this simple and delightful recipe next time you are cooking in the kitchen. Ingredients: 6 T extra-virgin olive oil 1 1/2 lbs fresh button mushrooms, halved (Organic if possible) 2 T unsalted butter  (or GHEE) Sea salt, preferably gray salt, and freshly ground pepper 1 T minced garlic 1 1/2 tsp minced fresh thyme 1 1/2 T fresh lemon juice 1/2 cup dry white wine 1 T chopped fresh Italian parlsey Directions: -Heat a large skillet over high heat -Add the olive oil -When

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Blog: Onto A Healthier You in 2015!

Blog: Onto A Healthier You in 2015!

Are you looking to a healthier you in 2015? Here we are at the beginning of another year, caught up in the flurry of activity and new beginnings. Health and happiness do not magically appear, they are cultivated day in and day out. You know the drill – eat more vegetables, stress less, EXERCISE, sleep more, eat regularly, meditate………..Oh my dear, the list can drag on and on with you getting the feeling that you are overwhelmed and, dare I say feeling inadequate and guilty for what you are NOT doing. So, how about we start with a little mercy and a deep breath?!  I am trained in the principles of Chinese medicine, a holistic form of medicine based on the observations of nature. Many of you are most familiar with acupuncture and the prescription of herbal remedies. But, let’s get back to nature and the natural

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Blog: SCD and Gluten Free Recipes: Pumpkin Pie

Blog: SCD and Gluten Free Recipes: Pumpkin Pie

[Tweet “SCD and Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie recipe! Share it.”]SCD and Gluten Free! Pumpkin Pie Recipe The holidays are on their way and with it, lots of temptations in the form of pies, sweets and the like. But, what if you could eat a lovely, delicious pie that was actually good for you? Well, now here is your chance. Our SCD maven, Julia Tinkham-Ray, OTR/L offers up her monthly recipe for your eating pleasure. ( Check out our blog archives for her yummy pumpkin soup!) Here is the recipe, let us know how you enjoy it. The filling: 2 cups cooked pumpkin ¼ cup coconut oil 1 cup honey ½ tsp vanilla 3 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp nutmeg 1/8 tsp cloves ¼ tsp ginger ½ tsp salt 2 egg yolks 4 egg whites Preheat oven to 350°F.  Blend all ingredients EXCEPT egg whites in food processor.  Beat

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