Candida and Daily Detoxification: a Chat with Amie Valpone

Today I’m delighted to share a chat I had with Amie Valpone of The Healthy Apple. Amie has dealt with a plethora of health issues over the years, turning to more alternative methods after she’d exhausted her allopathic options without improving her condition.

Over the years, Amie was diagnosed with Lyme disease, polycystic ovarian syndrome, hypothyroidism, adrenal fatigue, leaky gut, heavy metal toxicity and more. And throughout, she maintained a positive attitude and openness to new approaches.  Here, she discusses various treatments she used to heal and how she maintains a productive and happy life while doing so.

Amie is a wealth of knowledge on detoxing and many other topics related to holistic healing. I was thrilled to have this talk as a resource, especially since I’ll be starting my own detox protocol next week! Have a listen–and then let us know what you think.

Do you detox yearly, monthly, or more regularly? Have you ever seen benefits from detoxing? And what does “detoxing” entail for you? 

[Note: there was a small technical glitch about midway and my voice has a slight echo. Apologies! I’m still learning and will find out how to prevent that next time.]

Highlights and links from today’s video:

  • the biofilm protocol for candida (and other issues)
  • anti-fungal rotation she uses for candida
  • why you need to clean up your self-care products and your home
  • Amie’s current diet
  • How to clean up your home: pages on Amie’s blog
  • Amie’s tips to deal with thrush
  • other treatments she’s used for candida
  • Erbaviva organic skin care products
  • coconut oil as a skin moisturizer
  • Amie’s shower filter 
  • Why your protocol should be individualized to you
  • How many OTC drugs a day is “normal”?
  • Bio-mat
  • Amie’s general detox page
  • Amie’s thoughts on clean eating and detoxing

Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is the Editor-in-Chief of www.TheHealthyApple.com; she is a Manhattan Celebrity Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer, Food Photographer, Writer and Motivational Speaker specializing in simple gluten-free, soy-free and dairy-free ‘Clean Eating’ recipes.  Amie recently healed herself from a decade of chronic pain including Lyme Disease, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Hypothyroidism, Adrenal Fatigue, Leaky Gut, Heavy Metals and much more exhausting thousands of doctors in the country and Mayo Clinic. Amie lives in Manhattan, NYC where she cooks for a variety of clients including celebrities and people with busy lifestyles who enjoy healthy, organic, whole foods. Amie’s work appears on Martha Stewart, Fox News Health, WebMD, The Huffington Post, The Food Network, Glamour Magazine, Clean Eating Magazine, SHAPE Magazine, Prevention Magazine, PBS and many others. Amie’s first cookbook, Eating Clean: Detox, Fight Inflammation, Reset Your Body and Get to the Root Cause of Illness, be published in early 2016.

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