Author: Dr. Budweiser

Benefits of Turmeric & Golden Milk Recipe

With a rich history in Ayurvedic medicine, turmeric root is one of the most revered medicinal herbs in existence. It is a bright orange rhizome, a cousin to ginger, that has been used for thousands of years in ancient Asian medicine for all sorts of ailments. It’s active component, curcumin has been the subject of more than 6000 studies documenting it’s amazing healing benefits making it the most studied and referenced medicinal herb in the world. Here are just some of turmerics powerful benefits: Potent Anti-inflammatory Aids digestion Reduces joint swelling and pain Supports liver detoxification Excellent for wound healing Supports healthy...

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Why You Need Probiotic Bifidobacteria Bifidum

Bifidobacteria bifidum or bifidus is a dominant strain of beneficial bacteria that resides in the large intestine. It is one of the most common pro-life giving bacteria that can be found in the body. If the balance between the good and pathological or bad bacteria develops a condition called dysbiosis can develop. Dysbiosis, thus occurs when the natural flora of the gut is thrown out of balance. Antibiotic use is a frequent cause of dysbiosis. (Did you know antibiotic means “against life”?) When you take antibiotics, the majority of the bifidobacteria are killed as well as the bad bacteria. When...

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Benefits of Beta-Carotene

Beta-carotene belongs to a group of plant compounds called carotenoids. Beta-carotene is also known as pro-vitamin A. Enzymes in the epithelial lining of the intestinal tract split beta-carotene into two molecules of Vitamin A whenever the body needs it. This makes beta-carotene the most abundant precursors of vitamin A in fruits and vegetables. There are approximately 500+ carotenoids that occur in nature. They are the pigments that give the yellow, orange, and red coloration in fruits and vegetables. Beta-carotene is the most abundant carotenoid in human foods as well the most important for humans. Beta-carotene functions as an antioxidant...

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Simple Homemade Sauerkraut

Fermented foods have a long history in many cultures, with sauerkraut being one of the most well-known instances of traditional fermented moist cabbage side dishes. Directly translated it means “sour cabbage” and is basically finely cut cabbage that has been fermented by various lactic acid bacteria, including Leuconostoc, Lactobacillus, and Pediococcus. It has a long shelf life and a distinctive sour flavor. Commonly, sauerkraut can be found in stores but has most likely been pasteurized thereby destroying its probiotic properties. However, with fermented foods quickly gaining in popularity there are a few places where you can find live raw sauerkraut. In the...

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The Health Benefits of Okra & How To Ferment Them

  Okra, also known by the names of Lady’s Fingers, Bamia and Gumbo, are a nutritional powerhouse of a superfood that has been used throughout history for both medicinal and culinary purposes. There are so many benefits to consuming okra and they are so tasty too! Some of these benefits are: Okra is a very low calorie vegetable – only 30 calories per cup. They are rich sources of dietary fiber, which helps with digestion, stabilizes blood sugar, and helps to control the rate at which sugar is absorbed. This is wonderful in the support of diabetes, metabolic syndrome and weight loss. The pods...

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