Author name: Lindsay Christensen, MS, CNS, LDN

Salicylate Intolerance and Mold Illness

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Mold illness can trigger many types of food intolerances. Salicylate intolerance is a significant food intolerance that can occur in individuals with mold illness, yet it is often overlooked.

Read on to learn about the connection between salicylate intolerance and mold illness, and how a short-term low-salicylate diet can help relieve symptoms and support your recovery process

Keto and Lyme Disease: 5 Ways a Ketogenic Diet Can Aid Lyme Recovery

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The ketogenic diet, or “keto” diet for short, is currently all the rage for managing blood sugar and promoting weight loss. However, the benefits of the ketogenic diet extend far beyond weight loss and blood sugar control. The ketogenic diet can also profoundly reduce inflammation and support the nervous system and immunity, making it a potentially useful tool for Lyme disease recovery. Read on to learn all about the ketogenic diet, its potential benefits for people with Lyme disease, and how to successfully incorporate the diet into your Lyme treatment protocol.

The Top 7 Natural Mast Cell Stabilizers

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Mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS) is a condition in which immune cells called mast cells are excessively active, releasing large amounts of chemicals like histamine. The release of these chemicals can trigger a vast array of symptoms in diverse parts of the body.

Mast cell stabilizers interact with mast cells, preventing them from releasing inflammatory chemicals. While pharmaceutical mast cell stabilizers can be helpful, they come with a number of side effects. Natural mast cell stabilizers, on the other hand, can calm down mast cell activity, reduce symptoms, and help you feel better with a very low risk of side effects.

The Best Organic Mold-Free Coffee

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Whether you’re recovering from mold illness and eating a low-mold diet or simply looking to optimize your health, it’s crucial that you choose organic mold-free coffee to avoid consuming common coffee contaminants. Read on to learn about the best organic low-mold coffee so you can enjoy your daily cup of coffee and optimize your health too!

Fasting and Lyme Disease: What are the Health Benefits?

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Fasting is all the rage right now, with people using various forms of fasting for different health goals and conditions, ranging from weight loss to enhancement of cognitive function. While we’re currently hearing much about fasting in the media, this practice is far from a fad diet! In fact, research shows that fasting can significantly lower inflammation, improve immune function, and enhance brain function.

Based on these health benefits, fasting can be helpful for many people with Lyme disease. Read on to learn about the health benefits of intermittent fasting, why these benefits can support Lyme patients, and how to sustainably incorporate this time-honored practice into your life.

The Definitive Guide to the Low-Mold Diet

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Toxic mold illness is caused by exposure to mold spores and their biotoxins. The types of molds that cause toxic mold illness typically grow indoors in water-damaged spaces. If you’ve been diagnosed with toxic mold illness, you already know how challenging the symptoms can be. I’ve been there myself, having dealt with severe toxic mold illness early in my health journey.

The good news is that a low-mold diet can significantly aid recovery from toxic mold illness. Read on to learn all about the low-mold diet and how it may help expedite your recovery from toxic mold illness!

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