One of the most painful things is to watch our feline best friends in pain and feeling helpless as to what to do. Just six weeks ago, I thought we were going to lose my 8-year old cat, Riley, who I’ve had since he was a tiny kitten. Today, he’s sitting here on my […]

Animal Health, Health Journey, Immune System, Inflammation

Holistic Treatment Options for Feline Cystitis & My Personal Experience

It’s been two months since I decided to start taking low dose naltrexone (LDN) and I wanted to open up about WHY I decided to take it and how it works to address autoimmune conditions like ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s, Celiac, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and much more.   Why LDN and how does it work? […]

Digestion, Immune System, Inflammation

My Experience With Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) and Why I Take it for Autoimmunity

Please note: All information, content, and material of this website is for informational purposes only and are not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a qualified physician or healthcare provider. This article is written by Whitney Kear, former operator of Nourishing Roots and Thrive by Food team […]

Digestion, Fatigue, Health Journey, Immune System, Inflammation

Do Colonics Work and Are They for You? Let’s Take a Look

Hello, Spring, and hello, allergy season!   Most people I know this time of year are: Sneezing Running around with Kleenex boxes Getting headaches And feeling pretty terrible.   If you aren’t experiencing allergies, I can bet many people you know are. But just because it’s “allergy season” doesn’t mean you have to put up […]

Immune System, Inflammation

The Definitive Guide to Natural Allergy Season Relief: 7 Allergy Remedies

Last week, I embarked on my first ever fast — both for personal reasons and to see firsthand how it could benefit many of my clients. But this wasn’t your typical starvation fast or juice fast that leaves you ravishingly hungry by day two. The fast I did was what’s called a fasting mimicking diet, […]

Digestion, Health Journey, Immune System

Health Benefits of a 5-Day Fasting Mimicking Diet and My Personal Experience

We all know what it’s like to come down with a cold or the flu and reluctantly head straight to the covers, armed with Vitamin C. In fact, the average adult gets the common cold two-four times per year, and 5-20% of the population gets the flu each year. But what if you could strengthen […]

Immune System

15 Natural Cold and Flu Remedies: A Comprehensive Guide to Immune Health

“All disease begins in the gut” – Hippocrates I’ll take that quote a step further, Hippocrates, and say that if all disease begins in the gut, then all healing begins in the gut. An incredible amount of our body’s functions originate in the gut — not just digestion but also immunity, weight management, skin health, […]

Cooking & Baking, Digestion, Immune System

The 4 Best Ways to Get Probiotics From Your Food

  Wow, September absolutely flew by! It’s officially fall, and you know what that means — the leaves are falling, pumpkin-flavored-everythings are out and the sniffles begin.   As many of us know all too well, once the sniffles begins, a cold quickly ensues. I’m pretty sure i’m not alone in saying this: I hate […]

Fatigue, Immune System

9 Immune Boosting Strategies To Beat The Winter Cold