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7 Ways Sugar Causes Joint Pain

7 Ways Sugar Causes Joint Pain

Can sugar really worsen your joint pain? It’s a question commonly contemplated by arthritis and fibromyalgia sufferers.   One survey found sugary foods and drinks are the most commonly reported culprits for increased joint pain in arthritis sufferers.1 ...
Best Natural Cleaning Products

Best Natural Cleaning Products

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Why should you make the switch to non-toxic or natural cleaning products?  Studies show that our homes are more polluted than the outdoor air in most industrialized cities, and we spend about 90% of our...
The MRT Test- Will it Help You?

The MRT Test- Will it Help You?

We learned about the Mediator Release Test (MRT) after my husband was diagnosed with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Milder medications had stopped working, and we were hesitant to move onto the heavier medications that his doctor had recommended.  So I...
3 Ways Allergies Cause Joint Pain

3 Ways Allergies Cause Joint Pain

An estimated 30% of people in the United States experience joint pain. Doctors’ offices are often flooded by joint pain sufferers during the spring allergy season, when symptoms seem to flare for many.1,2  Can common allergies like seasonal pollen or food-related...
5 Common Foods that Cause Joint Pain

5 Common Foods that Cause Joint Pain

Can food really cause joint pain? I was skeptical at first too. But after helplessly watching my husband suffer with both psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, we were ready to find out. My earnest research led me to the concept of food sensitivities, which means even...
Best Gut Healing Supplements for Arthritis

Best Gut Healing Supplements for Arthritis

Recent research is confirming that gut health is at the absolute HEART of the pain, stiffness, depression, and exhaustion (and often so much more!) that are trademarks of arthritis and fibromyalgia.1 Few people connect pain in their joints to gut health. But the fact...
9 Overlooked Reasons You Aren’t Losing Weight

9 Overlooked Reasons You Aren’t Losing Weight

If you’ve tried every diet under the sun, only to find that the weight always comes back, you can’t follow it long term, or the diets stop working at all, you are definitely not alone! If you feel like you are doing all the right things, with little or no...
9 Awesome Benefits of Sourdough Bread

9 Awesome Benefits of Sourdough Bread

Does sourdough bread have health benefits compared to regular wheat bread? Some experts warn against eating bread, citing the dangers of phytic acid, gluten, and other anti nutrients in the grains that can damage your gut, bind up important nutrients, and cause...
30 Healthy & Gluten-free Bug Out Bag Emergency Foods

30 Healthy & Gluten-free Bug Out Bag Emergency Foods

I decided to update our Bug Out Bags (aka 72 hour kits) earlier this year… and realized it had been a while. ALL of the emergency meals in our bug out bags included lots and lots of wheat. Not ideal survival food since we now know my husband has severe and painful...
A Dietitian’s 5 Tips to Spot a Quality Multivitamin

A Dietitian’s 5 Tips to Spot a Quality Multivitamin

*This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through the links provided I may receive a commission at no additional cost to you. Thanks for your support.  Do you take a multivitamin or other supplement? Do you know what’s in it? How much of it is...
9 Reasons an Arthritis Diet Can Help

9 Reasons an Arthritis Diet Can Help

We had been searching for answers for months. Four different doctors had given four different diagnoses. Finally, a specialist gave us the diagnosis of psoriasis.  My husband had an autoimmune disease that meant his own body was essentially attacking his...
Joint Pain Diet for Beginners | 4 Cornerstones of Healing

Joint Pain Diet for Beginners | 4 Cornerstones of Healing

The House That Health Builds Let’s compare healing autoimmune disease from the inside out, or the foundation up, to building a house. If you are reading this, there is a good chance your current health feels a little rickety. Maybe your “house of health” has a few...
Benefits of A2 Milk: Acne, Autism, Diabetes & More

Benefits of A2 Milk: Acne, Autism, Diabetes & More

What if you could still drink real milk, without acne, eczema, or digestive issues? What if a switch in the milk you drink could lower your risk of diabetes, heart disease, schizophrenia, or autism? Well, early research suggests beta-casein A2 milk just might do all...
Ultimate Guide: 4 Best Food Sensitivity Tests (+7 Worst)

Ultimate Guide: 4 Best Food Sensitivity Tests (+7 Worst)

This is THE ultimate guide to food sensitivity testing! Something I wish existed when I was debating whether to even use a food sensitivity test or not.  My husband was diagnosed with autoimmune psoriasis and later, psoriatic arthritis. From my research, I knew that...