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Apple Cider Vinegar: Fabulously Fermented, Superstar Solution

Posted by Ian D. Ravensdale

July 11, 2017 at 10:55 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - Apple Cider Vinegar: Fabulously Fermented, Superstar Solution

Many people will associate vinegar as that perfect taste bud turner for adding to their French fries. That’s but only one of the many types of vinegars, all of which are produced by a fermentation process where ethanol is broken down by acetic acid bacteria. White, or malt, vinegar as that type is referred to, is very generic in its applications, which range from flavouring all the way to cleaning and adhesive removal. Turns out that acetic acid stuff is quite something!

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Topics: Products, Diet, Beauty, Nutrition, Weight Loss, detox, cleanse, Body, probiotic, Skincare

Tip-Top Tummy: Far-Reaching Benefits of Optimal Digestion

Posted by Ian D. Ravensdale

June 30, 2017 at 10:55 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - Tip-Top Tummy: Far-Reaching Benefits of Optimal Digestion

Eating is one of life’s most enjoyable pleasures for a human being, both for the nourishment and sensory experiences of it. By the time we reach adulthood most of us have very developed tastes and preferences for certain types of foods, but that also typically comes with some unhealthy eating habits. Some of them you can be dealt with in the interest of continuing to enjoy certain foods (and ingredients within them) in moderation, but ingesting certain foods and ingredients may inhibit the digestive functioning of your stomach and intestines. 

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Topics: Diet, Nutrition, probiotic

Blooming Inevitability: Natural Antihistamines Approaches for Seasonal Allergies

Posted by Ian D. Ravensdale

April 28, 2017 at 10:55 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - Blooming Inevitability: Natural Antihistamines Approaches for Seasonal Allergies

March 21st was the official first day of spring, but generally it takes a few weeks until you can see and feel enough of the changing season to say that spring has ‘sprung.’ The longer hours of daylight, warmer temperatures, and the emergence of flowers are the 3 most identifiable signs that spring has genuinely arrived, and most people will be absolutely thrilled with each of them. A few of us (myself included), however, aren’t entirely thrilled with flowers, freshly-cut grass, and – the worst transgressor of them all if you live in this neck of the woods – that infernal scotch broom!

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Topics: Allergies, probiotic, Environment,, supplementation

Getting to Know Your '2nd Brain', & Treating it Right

Posted by Ian D. Ravensdale

April 25, 2017 at 10:55 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - Getting to Know Your '2nd Brain', & Treating it Right

 

Our collective understanding of human physiology continues to grow, and the grasp we humans have regarding the connection between that physiology and our bio-functionality grows along with it. It’s a slow process to be sure, but in the last 2 decades there’s been much learned about the way the health and function of our intestines aren’t exclusively related to digestion.

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Topics: Leaky Gut Syndrome, Diet, Women's Health, Men's Health, Wellness, Body, probiotic

How You're Gambling With Your Vacation: 3 Ways to Protect Your Gut

Posted by Dr. Paul Zickler

May 31, 2016 at 7:36 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - How You're Gambling With Your Vacation: 3 Ways to Protect Your Gut

Delayed flights, missed connections, faulty hotel bookings, and devious taxi drivers.  A familiar list that represents a small portion of the many things that are outside of your control as a worried traveler.  You need all the energy you can afford to combat travel challenges and to do that, your body has to be working at optimal levels.

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Topics: Enironmental, Body, probiotic

Allergies, Bacteria, Cleanliness: The ABCs to Beating Seasonal Allergies

Posted by Dr. Paul Zickler

May 17, 2016 at 6:30 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - Allergies, Bacteria, Cleanliness: The ABCs to Beating Seasonal Allergies

30 percent of adults and 40 percent of children are affected by allergies and the incidence of allergic reactions is on the rise.  In fact, allergic disease, such as asthma, is among the most common chronic diseases in Western societies.  Allergies are more than a minor annoyance; they can have very serious health consequences, most notably when anaphylaxis occurs.  Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening allergic reaction to medicine, food, insect bites, or environmental toxins and is a compelling reason to never take allergies lightly. 

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Topics: Women's Health, Men's Health, Allergies, probiotic

Probiotics: Food is the Secret to Treat Skin Conditions

Posted by Dr. Paul Zickler

May 10, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - Probiotics: Food is the Secret to Treat Skin Conditions

Over the past decade, our understanding of probiotics in the field of health care has increased.  An extensive amount of research has been conducted regarding the health benefits of probiotic foods and supplements, particularly in relation to probiotic effects on gastrointestinal health [1]. 

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Topics: Diet, Women's Health, Men's Health, probiotic

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