George Rice, Author at Ilera Precision Wellness

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Restaurant Traps

One of the toughest parts about eating healthy is avoiding restaurant traps. Eating out is necessary for people who travel often or have an active social life that requires meeting for meals. And while eating at a restaurant can require careful planning, there are ways to do it without falling prey to the problems of

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5 Ways to Use Kimchi

Kimchi to Koreans is like rice to Filipinos, pasta to Italians or potatoes to Americans. Kimchi is a fermented side dish (vegetables with different seasonings) that originated from Korea. It is a staple of their diet. With its interesting and complex flavor, it’s no surprise that more and more people are getting hooked.If using Kimchi

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But Whole Grains Are Supposed To Be Good For You

For years, we’ve been taught that eating whole grain foods – from bread to pasta – is what’s best for building good health. And whole grain truly is better than the refined version of foods: more vitamins are retained, a lot more of the beneficial fiber is available. And many would say there is more

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Digestive Enzymes and Gut Health

Your body is designed to digest the food you eat; it creates hydrochloric acid along with various enzymes for just that purpose. So why might you consider taking them as a supplement?Well if you seem to get gas no matter you eat, or you often suffer from heartburn or indigestion, or if constipation is an

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Child Appropriate Alternatives for Gut Destroying Antibiotics

By the age of seven, practically all children will have suffered an ear infection. It’s the second most common childhood illness, colds are number one. Definitely a painful experience, and risky, too, if it isn’t taken care of. This usually means a visit to the family doctor and a prescription for amoxicillin. Problem solved? Not

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The Gluten-Free Diet and Your Family

When you’re getting ready to make big changes, you need to think about the gluten-free diet and your family. Should everyone go gluten free? Or is it too much? It’s important to understand how to feed your family in a healthy way.Eliminating gluten means eliminating any products that contain rye, barley, or wheat. That usually

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Want to live longer? NIA study links fasting to longevity

Intermittent fasting, that cycles between regular, shorter periods of eating and longer periods of fasting, has become one of the most popular health trends in recent years. It has been linked to lower risks of cognitive decline, heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and age-related illnesses. People have been fasting for years to lose weight, but what

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How Probiotics Help Improve Your Immune System

Probiotics are beneficial flora that can aid in gut health and boost immune function. They can be found in supplement form and also in a range of fermented products from dairy such as yogurt and kefir, pickles (lacto fermented), olives, miso, kimchi, and sauerkraut. The main reason probiotics have been widely recommended by health experts

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Myths And Facts About Boosting Your Immune System

Protecting your immune function is one of the key strategies for safe-guarding your health, aging more gracefully, and preventing chronic illnesses. While there is a lot of faulty health advice out there (much of it not based in science or fact) in this blog I’ll bust a few myths and share what I know from

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