All About Probiotics, Part I

You may be hearing the word, “probiotic,” more often than usual lately. That’s because modern science and research is finding more and more that probiotics–as an integral part of our gut health–are central to most of our health in general. Probiotics outnumber our own cells in the gut, and they are responsible for a huge […]

Six Degrees of Susan Peirce Thompson

[This post is part of an ongoing series of interviews with authors, bloggers, women entrepreneurs and home chefs whose work I enjoy and admire. If you’ve got someone in mind you’d like me to approach for an interview, please shoot me an email at ricki@rickiheller.com, or leave a comment here and let me know! And […]

Little Known Candida Symptoms, 4: Depression

Depression and anxiety are two conditions that seem to be overtaking the modern world. In America alone, recent statistics estimated that 16 million people suffered at least one depressive episode, and that depression is the most prevalent psychological condition people face. But what if your depression isn’t connected to any obvious cause, such as the […]

Little Known Candida Symptoms 3: Food Allergies

With up to 3 of every 4 people in the US and Canada affected by this symptom, it’s important to determine whether candida is a factor . In today’s video, I talk about the little-known symptoms of food allergies as it relates to candida overgrowth. 

Little Known Candida Symptoms, 2: Sinus Problems

Sinus problems can indicate any number of ailments, from the common cold to seasonal allergies. But did you know that sinus issues are also extremely common for people with candida? In fact, one expert suggests that up to 93% of ALL sinus infections are actually fungal in nature, rather than bacterial (which means antibiotics would […]

Little Known Candida Symptoms, 1: Hair Loss

If you’re dealing with candida, it’s likely you’ve got at least some of the most common symptoms. Foggy thinking, food cravings, or any kind of yeast/fungal infection is considered typical. But what about some of the lesser-known symptoms? Sometimes knowing about these can help diagnose and treat a candida infestation, too. In today’s video, I […]

How to Enjoy the Benefits of Collagen–without Bone Broth

It’s all the rage among holistic health professionals: bone broth. Seems bone broth is a panacea for pretty much every gut-related problem, from leaky gut to autoimmune disorders to indigestion. And the reason why? Its gelatin content (and the collagen yield that occurs as a result of gelatin). .  But what if you can’t, or won’t, […]

Should You Avoid All Sweet Things on a Sugar-Free Diet?

It seems there are two camps when it comes to cutting sugar entirely out of your diet: those who think it’s prudent to satisfy sweet cravings with sugar-free options (such as stevia or xylitol) and those who think you should cut out sweeteners entirely, since they may end up increasing your sugar cravings even more. […]

Genki Matcha Review and Giveaway!

I first learned about Genki Matcha over a year ago, when the owner of the company contacted me to see if I’d like to write about their brand-new matcha. Of course, I’m always interested in reviewing new products–especially matcha products! But for some reason or another, the review kept getting pushed back until last summer, […]

Anti-Candida Superstar Foods 4: Immune-Boosting Foods

We all know that an anti-candida diet is essential when you’re fighting the beast that is yeast, and there’s a whole list of “do not eat” comestibles. But I think there’s a special category within the anti-candida diet that I refer to as “Anti-Candida Superstar Foods.”  Superstar foods are the ones that can actively help […]

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